Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery

  • Addiction & recovery for dummies. Brian F. Shaw. 362.29 SHA
  • Alcohol 101: an overview for teens. Margaret O. Hyde, John F. Setaro. 362.292 HYD
  • Alcohol: what’s a parent to believe? Stephen G. Biddulph. 362.292 BID
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: the story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism. 362.292 ALC
  • All about heroin. Ben Sonder. 362.293 SON
  • The A-Z of drugs. Corinne Naden. 362.29 NAD
  • Buzzed: the straight facts about the most used and abused drugs from alcohol to ecstasy. Cynthia Kuhn. 615.78 KUH, Y 615.78 KUH
  • Chemical dependency: opposing viewpoints. 362.29 CHE
  • Chicken soup for the recovering soul. 616.861 CHI
  • Cocaine: an in-depth look at the facts, science, history, and future of the world’s most addictive drug. John C. Flynn. 616.8647 FLY
  • The complete ACOA sourcebook: adult children of alcoholics at home, at work, and in love. Janet G. Woititz. 362.292 WOI
  • The corner: a year in the life of an inner-city neighborhood. David Simon. 364.177 SIM
  • Drug dependence to treatment. Lorrie Klosterman. 362.29 KLO
  • Drugs and society. Joan Axelrod-Contrada. 362.29 AXE
  • Drugs and the body. Lorrie Klosterman. 362.29 KLO
  • Drugs 101: an overview for teens. Margaret O. Hyde, John F. Setaro. 362.29 HYD
  • Drunk driving. 363.1251 DRU
  • Ecstasy and other designer drug dangers. Myra Weatherly. 362.29 WEA
  • Forces of habit: drugs and the making of the modern world. David T. Courtwright. 362.29 COU
  • Game of shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the steroids scandal that rocked professional sports. Mark Fainaru-Wada, Lance Williams. 362.29 FAI
  • Get your loved one sober. Robert J. Meyers, Brenda L. Wolfe. 362.292 MEY
  • Getting sober: a practical guide to making it through the first 30 days. Kelly Madigan Erlandson. 362.292 ERL
  • Hallucinogens. 615.788 HAL
  • Her best-kept secret: why women drink–and how they can regain control. Gabrielle Glaser. 362.292 GLA
  • How to stop screwing up: 12 steps to a real life and a pretty good time. Martha Woodroof. 158.1 WOO
  • Inside rehab: the surprising truth about addiction treatment: and how to get help that works. Anne M. Fletcher. 362.29 FLE
  • It will never happen to me: growing up with addiction as youngsters, adolescents, adults. Claudia Black. 362.292 BLA, Spanish Lang. 362.292 BLA
  • Just say know: talking with kids about drugs and alcohol. Cynthia Kuhn. 362.29 KUH
  • The little red book for women. 362.292 LIT
  • Love first: a family’s guide to intervention. Jeff Jay, Debra Jay. 362.292 JAY
  • LSD and other hallucinogens. Suzanna Drew-Edwards. 362.294 DRE
  • Many roads, one journey: moving beyond the twelve steps. Charlotte Davis Kasl. 616.86 KAS
  • Marijuana: what’s a parent to believe? Timmen L. Cermak. 362.295 CER
  • Methamphetamine. Randi Mehling. 616.864 MEH
  • Methland: the death and life of an American small town. Nick Reding. 362.299 RED
  • Narcotics Anonymous. 362.293 NAR
  • No speed limit: the highs and lows of meth. Frank Owen. 362.299 OWE
  • On the rocks: teens and alcohol. David Aretha. Y 362.292 ARE
  • Perfect daughters: adult daughters of alcoholics. Robert J. Ackerman. 362.292 ACK
  • Pumped: straight facts for athletes about drugs, supplements, and training. Cynthia Kuhn. 617.102 KUH
  • Reality gap: alcohol, drugs, and sex — what parents don’t know and teens aren’t telling. Stephen Wallace. 362.29 WAL
  • Recover to live: kick any habit, manage any addiction: your self-treatment guide to alcohol, drugs, eating disorders, gambling, hoarding, smoking, sex and porn. Christopher Kennedy Lawford. 362.29 LAW
  • Recovering couples: building partnership the twelve-step way. Carol Cox Smith 362.292 SMI
  • Safe medicine for sober people: how to avoid relapsing on pain, sleep, cold or any other medication. Jeffrey Weisberg, Gene Hawes. 362.29 HAW
  • 7 tools to beat addiction. Stanton Peele. 616.86 PEE
  • The small book: a revolutionary alternative for overcoming alcohol and drug dependence. Jack Trimpey. 362.29 TRI
  • Sober siblings: how to help your alcoholic brother or sister–and not lose yourself. Patricia Olsen, Petros Levounis. 362.292 OLS
  • The steroids game. Charles E. Yesalis. 362.29 YES
  • Substance abuse. 362.29 SUB
  • Thinking simply about addiction: a handbook for recovery. Richard S. Sandor. 362.29 SAN
  • What’s wrong with my kid?: when drugs or alcohol might be a problem and what to do about it. George E. Leary, Jr. 649.48 LEA
  • When winning costs too much: steroids, supplements, and scandal in today’s sports. John McCloskey, Julian Bailes. 362.29 MACC
  • When your friend has a drug problem. Carlienne A. Frisch. 362.29 FRI
  • Young, sober & free: experience, strength, and hope for young adults. Shelly Marshall. Y 362.292 MAR

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR

  • The adventures of Grandmaster Flash: my life, my beats. Grandmaster Flash. 782.4216 GRA
  • Alice Cooper, golf monster: a rock ‘n’ roller’s 12 steps to becoming a golf addict. Alice Cooper. B Cooper
  • All is grace: a ragamuffin memoir. Brennan Manning. B Manning
  • America anonymous: eight addicts in search of a life. Benoit Denizet-Lewis. 616.86 DEN
  • Beautiful boy: a father’s journey through his son’s addiction. David Sheff. 362.299 SHE, Spanish Lang. 362.299 SHE, CD 362.299 SHE
  • The big fight: my life in and out of the ring. Sugar Ray Leonard. B Leonard
  • Breaking night: a memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard. Liz Murray. B Murray
  • Broken: my story of addiction and redemption. William Cope Moyers. 362.298 MOY
  • Carry on, warrior: thoughts on life unarmed. Glennon Doyle Melton. B Melton
  • Chasing the high: a firsthand account of one young person’s experience with substance abuse. Kyle Keegan. 362.29 KEE, Y 362.29 KEE
  • The Chris Farley show: a biography in three acts. Tom Farley, Jr. B Farley
  • Cocaine’s son: a memoir. Dave Itzkoff. 362.298 ITZ
  • Comeback: a mother and daughter’s journey through hell and back. Claire Fontaine, Mia Fontaine. 306.874 FON
  • Cracked: putting broken lives together again: a doctor’s story. Drew Pinsky. 362.29 PIN
  • Doc: a memoir. Dwight Gooden. B Gooden
  • Double double: a dual memoir of addiction. Martha Grimes, Ken Grimes. B Grimes
  • Down these mean streets. Piri Thomas. B Thomas, Spanish Lang. B Thomas
  • Dreaming: hard luck and good times in America. Carolyn See. B See
  • Drinking: a love story. Caroline Knapp. 362.292 KNA
  • A drinking life: a memoir. Pete Hamill. B Hamill
  • Dry. Augusten Burroughs. B Burroughs
  • Elizabeth. J. Randy Taraborrelli. B Taylor, Large Type B Taylor
  • Fall to pieces: a memoir of drugs, rock ‘n’ roll, and mental illness. Mary Forsberg Weiland. 362.29 WEI
  • Fiction ruined my family. Jeanne Darst. B Darst
  • Healing & hope: six women from the Betty Ford Center share their powerful journeys of addiction and recovery. Betty Ford. 362.29 FOR
  • Heat: my life on and off the diamond. Dwight Gooden. B Gooden
  • Here’s the story: surviving Marcia Brady and finding my true voice. Maureen McCormick. B McCormick
  • High: confessions of an international drug smuggler. Brian O’Dea. 364.135 ODE
  • I’ll scream later. Marlee Matlin. B Matlin
  • It calls you back: an odyssey through love, addictions, revolution, and healing. Luis Rodriguez. B Rodriguez
  • It’s so easy: and other lies. Duff McKagan. B McKagan
  • Jeannie out of the bottle. Barbara Eden. B Eden
  • Juiced: wild times, rampant ‘roids, smash hits, and how baseball got big. Jose Canseco. 796.357 CAN, Spanish Lang. 796.357 CAN
  • Leaving dirty Jersey: a crystal meth memoir. James Salant. 362.299 SAL
  • Life itself: a memoir. Roger Ebert. B Ebert, Large Type B Ebert
  • A long stone’s throw. Alphie McCourt. B McCourt
  • Loss of innocence: a daughter’s addiction. a father’s fight to save her. Ronald B. Clem, Carren LeAnn Clem. Y 362.298 CLE
  • LT over the edge: tackling quarterbacks, drugs, and a world beyond football. Lawrence Taylor. 796.332 TAY
  • Magnificent desolation: the long journey home from the moon. Buzz Aldrin. B Aldrin
  • A million little pieces. James Frey. 362.29 FRE, Spanish Lang. 362.29 FRE
  • My booky wook: a memoir of sex, drugs, and stand-up. Russell Brand. B Brand
  • My friend Leonard. James Frey. 362.29 FRE
  • My name is Bill: Bill Wilson: his life and the creation of Alcoholics Anonymous. Susan Cheever. B W.
  • The night of the gun: a reporter investigates the darkest story of his life, his own. David Carr. B Carr
  • Nine lives: a chef’s journey from chaos to control. Brandon Baltzley. 641.5092 BAL
  • A paper life. Tatum O’Neal. B O’Neal
  • Portrait of an addict as a young man: a memoir. Bill Clegg. 362.29 CLE
  • The road through Wonderland: surviving John Holmes. Dawn Schiller. 362.293 SCH
  • Rolling away: my agony with Ecstasy. Lynn Marie Smith. Y 362.294 SMI
  • Save me from myself: how I found God, quit Korn, kicked drugs, and lived to tell my story. Brian “Head” Welch. B Welch, CD B Welch
  • The sky isn’t visible from here. Felicia C. Sullivan. B Sullivan
  • Smashed: story of a drunken girlhood. Koren Zailckas. Y 616.861 ZAI
  • Stay close: a mother’s story of her son’s addiction. Libby Cataldi. 362.29 CAT
  • Symptoms of withdrawal: a memoir of snapshots and redemption. Christopher Kennedy Lawford. B Lawford
  • The tennis partner: a doctor’s story of friendship and loss. Abraham Verghese. B Verghese
  • Terry: my daughter’s life-and-death struggle with alcoholism. George McGovern. B McGovern
  • Tweak: growing up on methamphetamines. Nic Sheff. Y 362.299 SHE, Large Type 362.299 SHE, Y AUDIO CD 362.299 SHE
  • Untied: a memoir of family, fame, and floundering. Meredith Baxter. B Baxter
  • Wishful drinking. Carrie Fisher. B Fisher, CD B Fisher

FICTION

  • After the wreck, I picked myself up, spread my wings, and flew away. Joyce Carol Oates. Y Fic OAT
  • The alcoholic. Jonathan Ames. Graphic Fic AME
  • The beast. Walter Dean Myers. Y Fic MYE
  • Bottled up. Jaye Murray. Y Fic MUR
  • Burnout. Adrienne Maria Vrettos. Y Fic VRE
  • Celeste ascending. Kaylie Jones. Fic JON
  • Cost. Roxana Robinson. Fic ROB
  • Crackback. John Coy. Y Fic COY
  • Crank. Ellen Hopkins. Y Fic HOP, Y AUDIO CD
  • Crystal lies. Melody Carlson. Rel. Fic CAR
  • Death will get you sober. Elizabeth Zelvin. Mystery ZEL
  • Dope. Sara Gran. Fic GRA
  • A drop of the hard stuff: a Matthew Scudder novel. Lawrence Block. Mystery BLO
  • Fallout. Ellen Hopkins. Y Fic HOP
  • Glass. Ellen Hopkins. Y Fic HOP
  • The good house. Ann Leary. Fic LEA
  • Imperfect birds. Anne Lamott. Fic LAM, Large Type Fic LAM, CD Fic LAM
  • Lush. Natasha Friend. Y Fic FRI
  • Miranda’s story. Melody Carlson. Y Fic CAR
  • More confessions of a Hollywood starlet. Lola Douglas. Y Fic DOU
  • The next right thing. Dan Barden. Mystery BAR
  • Now playing: Stoner & Spaz II. Ron Koertge. Y Fic KOE
  • Paula Spencer. Roddy Doyle. Fic DOY
  • The private lives of Pippa Lee. Rebecca Miller. Large Type Fic MIL
  • A private sorcery. Lisa Gornick. Fic GOR
  • Recovery Road. Blake Nelson. Y Fic NEL
  • Road trip. Melody Carlson. Rel. Fic CAR, Y Fic
  • Rush. Kim Wozencraft. Fic WOZ
  • Rx. Tracy Lynn. Y Fic LYN
  • Smack. Melvin Burgess. Y Fic BUR
  • Speak now. Kaylie Jones. Fic JON
  • Stoner & Spaz. Ron Koertge. Y Fic KOE
  • Vicious cycle: an intervention novel. Terri Blackstock. Rel. Fic BLA, Large Type Fic BLA
  • The year of my miraculous reappearance. Catherine Ryan Hyde. Y Fic HYD

REFERENCE

  • Addictions & substance abuse. R 362.29 ADD
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs. R 300.7 INF
  • The encyclopedia of addictive drugs. R 615.78 MIL
  • The encyclopedia of drug abuse. R 616.86 GWI

DVDS & VIDEOS

  • Drug abuse: altered states. VIDEO 613.8
  • Finding hope in recovery: families living with addiction. DVD 362.29
  • The lost weekend. DVD Drama L
  • My name is Bill W. DVD Drama M
  • Ray. DVD Drama R, VIDEO Descriptive R
  • El rey de los coleaderos = The king of rodeo. DVD Foreign R

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Abusing prescription drugs. Philip Wolny. J 613.8 WOL
  • Alcohol and your liver: the incredibly disgusting story. Theresa Anne Booley. J 613.81 BOO
  • Avoiding drugs. Patricia J. Murphy. J 362.29 MUR
  • Cocaine. Michael A. Sommers. J 613.84 SOM
  • Crack and your circulatory system: the incredibly disgusting story. Claudia B. Manley. J 613.84 MAN
  • Crystal meth. Jeremy Harrow. J 613.84 HAR
  • The dangers of herbal stimulants. Meish Goldish. J 362.29 GOL
  • Downers. Jason Porterfield. J 613.8 POR
  • Ecstasy. Tamra B. Orr. J 613.84 ORR
  • Hallucinogens and your neurons: the incredibly disgusting story. Holly Cefrey. J 613.83 CEF
  • Heroin and your veins. Allan Cobb. J 613.83 COB
  • Inhalant abuse. Matthew Robinson. J 613.8 ROB
  • Marijuana. Jeanne Nagle. J 613.83 NAG
  • My dad. Niki Daly. Pic DAL
  • OxyContin abuse. Suzanne Slade. J 613.83 SLA
  • Speed. Edward Willett. J 613.84 WIL
  • Steroids. Doretta Lau. J 613.8 LAU
  • Uppers. Corona Brezina. J 613.84 BRE

INTERNET RESOURCES

ACERCA DE RECUPERACIÓN DE ALCOHOLISMO Y ADICCIONES EN ESPAÑOL

  • El cuaderno de Maya. Isabel Allende. Spanish Lang. Fic ALL
  • La cura del alcoholismo y otras adicciones. Chris Prentiss. Spanish Lang. 362.292 PRE
  • En mil pedazos. James Frey. Spanish Lang. 362.29 FRE
  • En pie de guerra: una novela sobre las drogas. Carlos Cuauhtemoc Sanchez. Spanish Lang. Fic SAN
  • Eso no me sucedera: hijos adultos de padres alcoholicos. Claudia Black. Spanish Lang. 362.292 BLA
  • Girando en un tacon. Regina Kuri. Spanish Lang. 362.29 KUR
  • El hombre quimico. Jose Canseco. Spanish Lang. 796.357 CAN
  • Mi hijo precioso: el viaje de un padre a traves de la adiccion de su hijo. David Sheff. Spanish Lang. 362.299 SHE
  • Por estas calles bravas. Piri Thomas. Spanish Lang. B Thomas