Self-Help, Substance Abuse & Addictions
The Chips Are on the Table
My Journey Towards Recovery by Teddy Assaly
With unflinching honesty, Teddy Assaly shares his journey from self-destructive behaviours to sobriety and recovery. The eldest of eight children, Teddy grew up feeling the pressure to be perfect. Feeling that no matter what he did, he could never ...
An Untold Story of Obsession, Seduction, Addiction & Despair by Kevin Luke
As a college dropout and part-time restaurant worker in downtown Toronto, Kevin is stuck in a rut. He wanders the city aimlessly and lives a solitary life while his mental health steadily declines. After reconnecting with an old college crush, he ...
by David Alfie Languedoc
Alfie invites you to understand the long-lasting impact that Childhood Trauma can have. He invites you to gain a first hand review of his life starting at his birth on June 5, 1955. His early experiences shaped the child, adolescent and adult that ...
Changing The Status Quo
by Allan Strain
Allan Strain was raised in a good home. One in North Vancouver, British Columbia, a city surrounded by mountains, forests, and sea. But despite this seemingly unspoiled atmosphere, everything started to change for the worse when Strain was just 10. ...
The Addiction Recovery Handbook
Understanding Addiction and Culture and Creating a Prosperous Human Spirit by Richard W. Clark
What Richard Clark presents in The Addiction Recovery Handbook: Understanding Addiction and Culture is long overdue. Since 1939, Bill Wilson’s important and influential books, Alcoholics Anonymous and AA’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, have ...
To Hell And Back
A Life in Addiction and Recovery in Poem by Steven L. Massé
Do you know what it’s like to go to hell and back? For those of us who live through addiction, the experience is all too familiar. This was the fate of author Steven L. Massé, who spent the whole of his adult life—and much of his childhood—in an ...
Conversations with Alcohol
A malignant love story. by Thorson Keith
Many of us have a difficult relationship with alcohol or know someone who does. Unfortunately, the resources available to work through these complex issues tend to take a one-size-fits-all approach that can feel inauthentic at best and condescending ...
Write Pray Recover
A Journey To Wellness Through Spiritual Solutions and Self Care by Wendy I. Blanchard
Countless people today are living with, and dying from untreated mental health disorders, as well as substance use disorder (SUD) aka addiction. This author works diligently to bring about change that will save lives, and bring awareness to an ...
The Spiritual Life
Finding Freedom From Homelessness, Hunger, and Heroin by Tyler G. Walton
In our modern selfie and soundbite society, so many of us struggle with connection and self-acceptance. We rely on our keyboards and screens, and masks that hide who we really are … even from ourselves. Rather than having character, we become ...
Releasing Our Dragons
Letting go of addictive and compulsive behaviours by Dianne Szymanski Krynicki
No matter where we may see ourselves on the addiction spectrum, it is possible to become free from these deeply ingrained unhealthy patterns. Many of us engage in addictive and compulsive behaviours to avoid our pain and discomfort and to distract ...