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Memoirs from the Asylum by Kenneth Weene
What is it like to work inside a state hospital or to be a patient in such a hospital? What is it like to live inside the mind of such a patient? This tragi-comedic novel takes the reader inside the asylum, inside the worlds of three central characters: a narrator who has taken refuge from his fears of the world, a psychiatrist whose own life has been damaged by his father's depression, and a catatonic schizophrenic whose [...]
 
Up From Down - A True Story Of Recovery From Addiction by Ted Adamson
Up from Down is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered. Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a Swat team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs. From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard, gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its real-world ugliness and despair. Join Ted [...]
 
Tortured Memory (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold
Tortured Memory, a Brier Hospital series novel, is a mystery, suspense thriller involving Abbie Adler, a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Abbie, a victim of abuse herself, has the insights needed to make her an effective therapist. In addition, she treats adults in individual and group therapy sessions for a broad range of psychiatric problems including depression, personality disorders, psychopathy, and malignant [...]
 
Insanity - Beyond Understanding by Bajeerao Patil
Working as a drug and alcohol counselor for over 20 years has given author Bajeerao Patil a world of experiences, as well as a trove of heartrending and peculiar stories filled with unforgettable characters. Visit the agonizing, sad and often-strange world the addicts find themselves in; your eyes will be opened to stories that happened behind the closed doors. Addicts believe they truly cannot live without alcohol or drugs [...]
 
The Courage to Surrender by John W.
Unlike the memoir of a famous person, my story lives with the millions of baby boomers who passed me a joint and a beer in college and again at the corporate picnic. Before the Woodstock weekend in 1969, I graduated from college and married the mother of our love child, began training for a computer programming career, and a few months later got a high number in the draft lottery. My use of recreational drugs escalated from [...]
 
The Third Step by William Lobb
One man's struggle to survive the addictions that are trying to kill him, and to come to terms with the inevitable he will face at his end. Dark, gritty, and riddled with back alley characters, A complex, fast paced, at times funny, at times terrifying journey. If you like Seth Harwood and the Jack Palms novels, you'll love William Lobb and The Third Step.
 
The Caging at Deadwater Manor - An insane asylum psychological thriller inspired by true events by Sandie Will
A young adult insane asylum psychological thriller inspired by true events. A dad with a vendetta. An unsuspecting daughter. A psychiatric hospital known for questionable acts. And staff who keep secrets in the attic. FIRST PLACE - FLORIDA WRITERS ASSOCIATION - ROYAL PALM LITERARY AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT/NEW ADULT FICTION - RECIPIENT OF THE 2017 READERS' FAVORITE HONORABLE MENTION BOOK AWARD IN YA HORROR - On a cold, January [...]
 
Welcome to My World. A Week in the Life of a Substance Abuse Counselor by Mary Crocker Cook
Have you ever wondered what really happens in rehab?? Welcome to My World was written by psychotherapist and chemical dependency counselor, Mary Crocker Cook, to answer the question, "What really happens in rehab?" from a counselor's perspective. A veteran of multiple substance abuse program staffs, Mary Crocker Cook has created an engaging and realistic cast of characters; a composite of chemical dependency counselors she [...]
 
Losing It by Valentine Williams
** LIMITED AUTOGRAPHED EDITION ** Jane has been locked up in a high security hospital for killing her children. Well meaning intervention by Dr. Townsend begins to uncover early events in Jane's life. While attending her sister's funeral, Jane escapes and goes back to the Belgian caravan site where the murders took place. She connects in a real way with her past, is brought back to the hospital but being fully aware of her [...]
 
Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud - Relapse and the Symptoms of Sobriety by Scott Stevens
Nine out of ten people who quit drinking relapse at least once. The 2013 Indie Book Awards self-help finalist, "Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud" shows why it's not just once... without pithy slogans or trademarked solutions. From the author of "What the Early Worm Gets," a startling book defining Alcoholism, here's a book explaining how and why relapse happens, how to hold it at bay and why every non-alcoholic should care. [...]
 
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Overzealous Narcotic Detective Pincher, on paid leave and under investigation, starts using drugs, and then is hired again as a Narcotic Detective in L.A where he steals heroin from the evidence locker until he is reeled in by the Mexican Mafia and the Hollywood Madam. B.J, just released from prison, struggles not to look back at the Criminal Justice System that tried to kill him. Inspired to help prisoners turn their lives [...]
 
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A Gift of Tremendous Import: The long-awaited advent of the solution to sexual addiction is dispensed by one of God's devotees, the simple Sage Hope. A gift of tremendous import and magnitude, to humanity for eons to come. A vast treasure fashioned in the hermitage of inner silence, brought out into the open, brilliantly lighting the sight of the bewildered with its profound insights. Open the Mystery: The opening words "Open [...]
 
The Long Way Home by Benjamin Smile
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Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda - The alcohol demon can be defeated by Spencer H Maynard
This is the story of my trials and tribulations resulting from alcoholism. As stated in the preface, I am making an attempt to make amends to all I have injured in any way. I believe the book will be a good source of inspiration for many who are afflicted with the disease from those currently suffering with alcoholism to those seeking motivation for their cure. Family and friends of alcoholics will see there could be a Silver [...]
 
The Coma Whisperer - The non-medical, self help, stress management book for women uses hypnosis to reduce stress and communicate with a loved one suffering ...
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Thirteen West by Jane Toombs
Ever been inside a state psychiatric hospital? That's an experience Sarah Goodrow Fenz had hoped never to repeat. Years ago, as a young woman, she'd been a student nurse taking her psychiatric affiliation at the state hospital. Now, matured and affluent enough, with an adult daughter by her side, Sarah is suddenly compelled to pick up a drunken derelict off the streets of San Diego and take him to a motel. Leaving her [...]
 
Jew in Jail by Gary Goldstein
JEW IN JAIL is the true story of the nearly six years that I spent incarcerated in various correctional facilities throughout the state of New York. It deals with my attempts at recovery from past addictions to alcohol, drugs and gambling, as well as my efforts to turn my life around in hopes of becoming a solid citizen and successful member of society upon my release. In addition, my book also provides insight into how I, as [...]
 
The Sin of Certainty by B. Y. Rogers
Lost in the racial bigotry of the antebellum South, Doyle Max stands accused of sexually molesting and killing two young white boys. Certain of his guilt, the entire town screams for the noose around the black man's neck. Crusading against the local political machine, Rose Henn takes up Doyle's cross, blindly unaware that for twenty-two years, fate has been waiting for her.
 
Scourge - Confronting the Global Issue of Addiction by Bradford Smith
Miss Laurel was dying. It was inevitable. Her 30 years of daily chemical abuse had brought her to the brink of destruction. She lost her husband and now her son. She wanted to die. Yet, God had another plan as she came to understand that no human power can save me. Scourge gives an unprecedented, first-hand look into the harsh and gritty reality of addiction, a reality that is becoming increasingly common. Bradford Smith [...]
 
No Cure for Murder (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold, M.D.
*** Superb! January 14, 2013 By Dorothy I started and finished this book in one day. I am an avid reader of mysteries. As a retired nurse, medical mysteries grab my attention before all others. The plot for this book is not only superb, it is a 10 star work in that we have more than one mystery, and all of it is woven together so well, we never loose track. The characters are totally believable and so well written that I can [...]
 
Someone Always Loved You by Brooke Williams
His first day on the job, ambulance driver Jay has a horrible accident. The victim of the crash is thrown into a coma and Jay keeps vigil by her side. As their lives, past and present intertwine; a story of love through time unfolds. An intricate drama including adoption, love, suspense, and plenty of questions, Someone Always Loved You is a novel that keeps the mind churning and the soul alive.
 
Be Happy with Crappy - A Journey Through Trauma, Addiction, Rock-Bottom and Recovery by David W. Yeager
Be Happy with Crappy is a personal journey through trauma gambling addiction and the tools used in recovery It is a journey of discovery While the events are my own many who are in recovery or who seek recovery may well be able to identify with the thoughts feelings and actions It is a joy to be able to share this journey
 
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Are you a DIYer? The Never Enough Recovery Workbook is a new approach to recovery. More than just convenient and affordable, it's the therapeutic answer for the busy self-helper. NEVER ENOUGH: A Recovery Workbook will uncover the roots of addictive behaviors, obsessive thinking, and eating disorders. This work-at-your-own pace program provides state-of-the-art, research-proven methods of controlling worry and correcting [...]
 
Psych Ward Chronicles by True George
Details the experience of life taking place in a psychiatric ward. Who sponsors the Psychiatric institution; details the experience of the side effects of medication, inappropriate relationships, release, and readmittance; abandonment, frustration, race relations; rule violations; personality expressions; mother issues; delusionary expectations; suicide attempt and escape.
 
Murder on the Wards - DS Hammond Investigates by Maggie Scott
A gripping psychological thriller. Perfect for fans of murder mystery and medical crime thrillers. Sister Cate Carter has been running Ward 73 for many years. The day Detective Sergeant Charlie Hammond arrived at her office door, her world shattered. Finding herself in the middle of a murder investigation and coming to terms with all her staff being murder suspects soon takes its toll. Facts just don't add up for DS Charlie [...]
 

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