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Conyers, Beverly.

Summary: Through compelling testimonials, along with the latest research and information on addiction and recovery, Conyers combines a personal and compassionate voice with one of authority. She takes a step even further revealing her own daughter's addiction and how she learned to lovingly detach herself and become more helpful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 CON

Summary: The story of young men whose recovery from drug abuse hangs on their self-management of a gritty L.A. rehab center.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY NEV

Shumway, Sterling T.

Contents: Hope -- Healthy coping skills -- Achievement and accomplishment -- Capacity for meaningful relationships -- Unique identity development -- Reclamation of agency -- Conclusion: spirituality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.86 SHU

Hall, Pattie Welek, author.

Summary: A story about hope, perseverance, self-discovery, hard choices, and most importantly about love after every mother's worst nightmare strikes--twice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writelife Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, PATTIE WELEK HAL

Delaney, Tara

Summary: This book includes dozens of therapeutic games for kids with autism and sensory spectrum disorders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 DEL

Summary: Documentary film sharing the efforts of two American organizations providing medical aid after the catastrophic 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Project Medishare, which set up clinics for victims, and the Knights of Columbus, which provided prosthetic limbs for the many young people who suffered amputations. The film also follows a small group of earthquake victims who form Team Zaryen, an amputee...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janson Media 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNB

Jepson, Bryan

Summary: Describes autism as an epidemic, examines its potential causes, and argues that it can be treated as a medical disease rather than a behavioral disorder, discussing specific treatments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentient Publications 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9285 JEP

Einhorn, Kama

Summary: "Photo-packed series explores the stories and science behind animal sanctuaries. A up-close look at what life is like at a real wombat sanctuary in Australia - straight from a wombat herself in a nonfiction chapter book for elementary-aged readers."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.2 EIN

Hayden, Torey L.

Summary: Psychiatrist Torey Hayden shares three of her most challenging cases, two dealing with highly troubled children and another concerning an eighty-two-year-old stroke victim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 Hayden 2005

Summary: Documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. Against a background of social stigma, addiction recovery advocates are organizing to end discrimination and move toward recovery-based solutions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANO

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Narcotics Anonymous World Services 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.293 IT

Levine, Adele.

Summary: "M*A*S*H meets Scrubs in a sharply observant, absurdly funny, inspiring, and totally unique debut memoir from a physical therapist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the birthplace of physical therapy and the world leader in prosthetic rehabilitation for injured war veterans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINE, ADELE LEV

Summary: Zombie teenager Kieren Walker isn't comfortable in his 'undead' state. He didn't want to come back, he wanted to be dead. After his suicide four years ago, his friends and family thought they'd never see him again. But then, shortly after his funeral, thousands rose from the dead; and after a catastrophic war, imprisonment, months of rehabilitation and medication, the zombies are gradually...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV IN

Fishman, Loren.

Contents: Restorative series -- Wheelchair series -- Chair series -- Seated poses -- Seated/floor series -- Pranayama and relaxation -- Reduce fatigue -- Improve range of motion -- Spasticity -- Strength -- Coordination and balance -- Confidence and calm -- Advanced balance -- Breathing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Demos Medical Pub. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.834 FIS

Lawford, Christopher Kennedy

Summary: "Your partner's addiction takes a toll on both of your lives. That doesn't mean you should turn your back on the person you love. We've been told that staying with a partner who struggles with addiction-whether it be with drugs, alcohol, or addictive behaviors-means that we're enabling their destructive behavior. That wanting to help them means we're codependent, and that the best thing for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 LAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.29 Lawford 2016

Lohmann, Raychelle Cassada

Summary: Provides teens who have suffered sexual trauma with advice on reaching out for support, working through feelings of shame or fear, and creating a personal safety plan, in a book that includes stories from sexual abuse survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2016

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 616.8 LOH

Marshall, Joseph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 MAR

Peters, Julie

Summary: Have the courage to heal. We know, increasingly, how common and devastating sexual violence is for women, but we don’t always talk about how survivors can recover from the trauma and return to desire, sexuality, trust, and pleasure. Want is the story of how Julie Peters did just that—and how you can, too. Move past the fog of trauma. In the years after the assault, Julie was in what she calls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2019

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Contents: Bill's story -- There is a solution -- More about alcoholism -- We agnostics -- How it works -- Into action -- Working with others -- To wives -- The family afterward -- To employers -- A vision for you -- Personal stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services 2001

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Summary: "Tells the story of William G. Wilson, co-founder of alcoholics Anonymous, a man included in TIME Magazine's 100 Persons of the 20th Century. Interviews, recreations, and rare archival material reveal how Bill Wilson, a hopeless drunk near death from his alcoholism, found a way out of his own addiction and then forged a path for countless others to follow."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Page 124 Productions 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BIL

Summary: "Dogs on the Inside follows the relationships between abused stray dogs and prison inmates working towards a second chance at a better life. In an attempt to re-build their confidence and prepare for a new life outside, these prisoners must first learn to handle and care for a group of neglected strays. This heart-warming story reconfirms the timeless connection between man and dog, showing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOG

Etler, Cyndy

Summary: When the author is sent to Straight, Inc., a "tough love" program for troubled teens, she is psychologically beaten for months and forced to return to high school with a battered psyche.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 ETL

Jamison, Leslie

Summary: Presents an exploration of addiction that blends memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and journalistic reportage to analyze the role of stories in conveying the addiction experience, sharing insights based on the lives of artists whose achievements were shaped by addiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.86 JAM

Pryor, Sally R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. Co. 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.58 PRY