General Addiction

Addiction Center Professionals with addiction treatment and recovery specialties.

Addiction Group Informational web guide to help those struggling with alcohol use disorders (AUD), substance use disorders (SUD), and/or co-occurring mental health disorders find treatment for their addiction.

Addiction Guide Educational guide to addiction and recovery, founded by recovering addicts and board-certified addiction specialists.

Addiction Library A resource about addiction, alcohol and other substances that are commonly abused.

Addiction Treatment and Your Health Coverage A resource for finding insurance coverage for addiction.

Alcohol and Sleep Information about how Alcohol affects your sleep and how you can get a better night’s sleep.

Alexander, William. Still Waters: Sobriety, Atonement, and Unfolding Enlightenment. Center City, MN: Hazelden Foundation, 2006.

Anonymous. Staying Clean: Living Without Drugs. Center City, MN: Hazelden Foundation, 1987.

Ash, Mel. The Zen of Recovery. New York: Jeremy T. Parcher/Putnam, 1993.

Behavioral Addiction Recovery Guide. A Guide for Families, Friends, Colleagues, and Roommates, by Pepperdine University.  It defines what a behavioral addiction is, how one develops and how to support a loved one in recovery.

C., Joe. Beyond Belief: Agnostic musings for 12 step life, Rebellion Dogs Publishing, 2013.

C., Roger. The Little Book – A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps, AA Agnostica, 2013.

Christopher, James. How to Stay Sober: Recovery without Religion. New York: Prometheus Books, 1988.

Diamond, Jonathan. Narrative Means to Sober Ends: Treating Addiction and Its Aftermath. New York: Guilford Press, 2000. – The mission of this website is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery. – A starting point to finding individuals and families help that are battling addiction. We are not afraid to call addiction what it is, a disease.

Farrell, Richard. What’s Left of Us: a memoir of addiction. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp, 2009.

Griffin, Kevin. One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps. New York: Rodale, 2004.

Grof, Christina. The Thirst for Wholeness: Attachment, Addiction, and the Spiritual Path. New York: Harper Collins, 1993.

HELP – an organization dedicated to empowering people with resources and tools they need to start or continue on their journey of recovery from substance abuse

Interlandi, Geneen. 48 Million Americans Live with Addiction.  Here’s How to Get Them Help That Works, New York Times Opinion Article with many good suggestions for how to improve addiction treatment.

Levine, Noah. Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual Revolutionaries. New York: Harper Collins, 2007.

Making Friends in Recovery:  A Guide to Friendship as a Sober Adult.  Good advice about friendship by Silvermist, a program of Pyramid Healthcare.

Meacham, Denis G. The Addiction Ministry Handbook: A Guide for Faith Communities. Boston: Skinner House Books, 2004.

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. Women Under the Influence. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 2006.

National Institute on Drug Abuse – NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.  Among other things, it contains trends and statistics of drug abuse.

O’Malley, Mary. The Gift of Our Compulsions: A Revolutionary Approach to Self-Acceptance and Healing. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2004.  An extensive directory of drug and alcohol rehab centers located throughout the United States.

Start Your Recovery –  Website that is a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, conditions, treatment options, and resources for addiction.

Stein, Michael. The Addict: One Patient, One Doctor, One Year. New York: William Morrow, 2009.

Willow. Lessons in Living from a Tree. On-line novel giving insight into the Higher Power question. Information about the signs and symptoms of withdrawal from alcohol, heroin, cocaine and benzodiazepines.