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Summary: "'Is addiction really a disease?' In this high-definition video essay, Kevin McCauley explores the arguments for and against this vital debate, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, Dr. McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute for Addiction Study 2009

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

Summary: This award winning documentary follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and controversial drug counselors in the US today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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

Beattie, Melody.

Summary: New from the bestselling author of "Codependent No More" and "Beyond Codependency"--The important guide to using the Twelve Steps specifically for codependent issues. Includes tips on how to evaluate programs, a practical guide to each of the Twelve Steps, plus specific exercises and activities to use both in group settings and on one's own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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

Keegan, Kyle

Contents: The history behind Chasing the high -- What to expect from this book -- Crash and rescue -- Above the city, steeped in misery -- Back from the edge -- Substance abuse and addiction defined -- Addiction is a disease -- A hellish journey -- The early days of using -- My not-so-shady past -- A forbidden sip -- One puff leads to another -- My uncertain future -- Heroin -- A rite of passage versus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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Summary: A backup quarterback for a Texas high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1999

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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

Summary: Contains personal stories and opinions of the participants who openly share their experience, strength and hope from drug and alcohol addiction to successful recovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

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

Maté, Gabor.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: " ... This insightful book explores the scientific and psychological causes of addiction, as well as the impact on the addicts treated at the Downtown Eastside Vancouver clinic where Mate is a physician. He widens the lens to address the larger societal problem--speaking also to the risks of more "high-status" addictions, such as wealth, power, and sex. He boldly challenges the War on Drugs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: R to R Mate

Summary: Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.29 ADD

Yanagihara, Hanya

18 holds on 6 copies

Summary: When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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Preston, John

Summary: "The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics.This fully revised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615 PRE

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