Helping the Addict You Love

Do you love someone who is struggling with addiction? Do you question tough love and intervention? Here is a new approach to getting the addict you love into treatment.

For years, families and friends of addicts have been trapped between two equally dissatisfying options—tough love and intervention. In this hopeful, reassuring book, addiction expert Dr. Laurence Westreich presents a long overdue third option for actively helping addicts toward treatment and recovery: a combination of Creative Engagement and Constructive Coercion. Helping the Addict You Love provides effective tools for staying actively engaged and playing a positive and crucial role in helping get your loved one into treatment—without getting hurt yourself.