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- Hazelden Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95
Like many alcoholics and addicts, when John R. began his recovery at age seventeen, he was given a Big Book. At first he was reluctant to wade through the old-fashioned language and the stories about people he didn't think he could relate to. But, over time, he realized that the best way to get sober--and to stay sober--is to learn from those who... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1996; US$ 18.75
En présentant diverses expériences vécues en situation de crises ou de catastrophes, ce volume s'adresse à toute personne qui de près ou de loin joue un rôle dans la réponse aux grandes urgences : les responsables des services d'incendie, de police, de communication, de sécurité civile, les médecins,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing institutions. Threatening core societal values, they... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99
Addiction: The Master Keys to Recovery, is an effective, easy to read, step by step guide for achieving successful recovery from substance abuse and addictive behavior. The Master Keys have been proven time and time again to help individuals overcome addictive behavior and lead them on a life of successful recovery. No matter how long or... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.99
While there is a wealth of published information on addiction medicine, the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medicine with regard to addiction, virtually none of these resources were written with the primary care provider in mind. Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care is a resource for primary care clinicians who are... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 50.00
Ethical decision-making is without doubt one of the most difficult, trying processes for addiction professionals. It is for this reason that guidance on ethical decision-making is absolutely essential. But what addiction professionals need is a different kind of guidance-guidance that does more than just provide a laundry list of the dos and don'ts.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
The 1984 explosion of the Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India was undisputedly one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Some have argued that the resulting litigation provided an "innovative model" for dealing with the global distribution of technological risk; others consider the disaster a turning point in environmental legislation;... more...
- John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99
When two police officers arrived out of the blue at Paul Connelly 's door, he learned the shocking news that, out of the 10 children with whom he had shared a dormitory in care, only two were still alive. The revelation unearthed painful memories of a childhood that, until this point, Paul had tried desperately to put behind him. Abandoned there... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94
Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Though moderate, social use of alcohol... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 36.00
Drugs are everywhere--on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools--but straight facts about drugs are not. Drugs: The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs, their use, and their effect on the user's health. Learn about alcohol's effects on the... more...