This sensitive and accessible guide speaks directly to those who know what it is like to know or love a problem drinker and want to help them recover. With case studies throughout and advice based on in-depth research into alcohol addiction and the authors' personal experiences, "Help Them Beat the Booze" offers reassurance and practical guidance, including: understanding alcohol addiction; how to communicate with a problem drinker; practical steps to help the drinker and yourself recover; a guide to the treatments available, including exciting but little-known new methods; and, how to protect your children and minimize the impact on their lives in the future. Life with a problem drinker can be challenging but, wherever you live in the world, with the help of this practical guide you can offer support and advice and find reasons to be hopeful. Praise for previous work "Beat the Booze" by Edmund and Helen Tirbutt: "One of the most constructive, practical books on alcohol I've seen". ("Mail on Sunday").
Publisher: Pan Macmillan