A practical guide to harmful substance use that will provide new knowledge, insight and ideas for dealing with drug and alcohol problems across the spectrum. With its focus on research findings, best practices and real-life stories, Addictionary strips away the myths and stigma of addiction and provides a clear-eyed, pragmatic look at a complex and difficult issue.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-139) and index.
Appendix A: Guide to the Drugs; Appendix B: Assessment Tools; Appendix C: Sample Workplace Policies; Appendix D: How to Talk to Users
Editorâ€™s foreword -- Living outside of the box : lesbian couples with children conceived through the use of anonymous donor insemination / Karen C. Kranz and Judith C. Daniluk -- Redefining the nuclear family : an exploration of resiliency in lesbian parents / A. Cassandra Gol -- Application of feminist therapy : promoting resiliency among lesbian and gay families / Charles Negy, Cliff McKinney -- Intimate violence among lesbian couples : emerging data and critical needs / Bette Speziale, Cynthia Ring -- Exploring a communityâ€™s response to lesbian domestic violence through the voices of providers : a qualitative study / Suzanne R. Merlis, Deanna Linville -- A feminist perspective of resilience in lesbian couples / Colleen M. Connolly -- Reflection : "girls canâ€™t marry other girls" / Lisa Giddings