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Drug Dependence

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  • Finally Free!

    The Easy Way for Women to Stop Smoking

    by Allen Carr ...
    series Allen Carr's Easyway
    Allen Carr's Easyway is the most successful self-help stop-smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers all over the world quit instantly, easily and painlessly. Finally Free! is a specially adapted, cutting-edge presentation of Allen Carr's Easyway method with accessible new text and design. Here, every aspect of smoking is examined from a female perspective, and answers are ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Ben Diary of A Heroin Addict

    by Anne Rogers ...
    As a young man from a loving, middle class family living in a small English village, Ben Rogers appeared to have it all….but then he found drugs. As his life descended into chaos and despair, Ben began to chronicle his daily struggles with the aid of a video camera. He was hopeful that one day his experiences could be used to educate others. Ben lost his battle against addiction and died when he ... Read more

    $3.29 AUD

  • Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking

    by Allen Carr ...
    'If you follow my instructions you will be a happy non-smoker for the rest of your life.' That's a strong claim from Allen Carr, but as the world's leading quit smoking expert, Allen was right to boast! This classic guide to the world's most successful stop smoking method is all you need to give up smoking. You can even smoke while you read. There are no scare tactics, you will not gain weight and ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Wake Up, Mummy

    The heartbreaking true story of an abused little girl whose mother was too drunk to notice

    by Anna Lowe ...
    'I squeezed through the narrow gap and out into the hallway and I stood for a moment, unable to decide where to go. Should I make a dash for the kitchen, where my mother would be swigging from a bottle? Or should I run upstairs and try to find somewhere to hide? It was a choice I didn't really need to make, because there was no escape'Anna Lowe grows up on the doorsteps of pubs, waiting for her ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Helpless: A True Short Story

    by Rosie Lewis ...
    A dramatic short story from experienced foster carer Rosie Lewis.Baby Sarah is born to a crack-addicted mother on a freezing cold night in December. Rosie is woken a few short hours later, at 1am, and taken to the maternity unit by police escort to collect the infant and take her to a place of safety.But it soon becomes clear that Sarah is suffering from severe withdrawal symptoms. Knowing that ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • How to Murder Your Life

    by Cat Marnell ...
    'I was twenty-six years old and an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion magazines in America. That’s all that most people knew about me. But beneath the surface, I was full of secrets: I was a drug addict, for one. A pillhead. I was also an alcoholic-in-training who guzzled warm Veuve Clicquot after work alone in my boss’s office with the door closed; a conniving and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: a neuroscientist examines his former life on drugs

    a neuroscientist examines his former life on drugs

    by Marc Lewis ...
    series The Addicted Brain
    A gripping, triumphant memoir about the power of addiction and its effect on the brainMarc Lewis knows addiction: that desperate ambition to get high accompanied him around the world for many years. In the 1960s, Lewis was a teenager in boarding school, experimenting with cough syrup and alcohol to assuage his depression. When he moved to Berkeley, California, the pulsing heart of the counter ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • No More Hangovers

    The revolutionary Allen Carr’s Easyway method in pocket form

    by Allen Carr ...
    series Allen Carr's Easyway
    READ THIS BOOK, FOLLOW ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS AND LEARN TO ESCAPE THE MISERY OF DRINKING TOO MUCH ALCOHOL.Allen Carr's Easyway method has helped millions of people to quit smoking and other drugs, as well as to stop over-spending and over-eating. In No More Hangovers Allen turns his commonsense approach to drinking. Using examples from his own experience, one by one Allen demolishes all the myths ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Dying to Survive

    Updated 10-year anniversary edition

    by Rachael Keogh ...
    Rachael Keogh was catapulted into the public consciousness when a shocking image of her needle-ravaged arms – skin burnt from injecting heroin into her wasted veins – made front pages around the country. Desperate for help, she made a public appeal to secure one of just 27 detox beds in Ireland so that she could reclaim her life from the drugs that had consumed it. What followed was an ... Read more

    $11.21 AUD

  • The Fifth Vital: A Prelude

    A FREE PRELUDE TO THE FIFTH VITALMike Majlak was a seventeen-year-old from a loving, middle-class family in Milford, Connecticut, when he got caught up in the opioid epidemic that swept the nation. For close to a decade thereafter, his life was a wasteland of darkness and despair. While his peers were graduating from college, buying homes, getting married, having kids, and leading normal lives, ... Read more

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  • Heroin

    A true story of drug addiction, hope and triumph

    by Julie O'Toole ...
    Julie grew up in the heart of Dublin’s north inner city, in Sheriff Street. Living in this tough area, she was exposed to crime and drugs. She started using heroin when she was 16. By the time she was 18 she was a chronic addict. This story details how she spent the next four years living on the streets of Dublin; dealing drugs and stealing to feed her habit. It is a snapshot of how a young girl ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Woman of Substances

    A Journey into Addiction and Treatment

    Journalist Jenny Valentish investigates the female experience of drugs and alcohol, using her own story to light the way. Her travels around Australia take her to treatment facilities and AA groups. Mining the expertise of leading researchers, she explores the early predictors of addiction, such as childhood trauma and temperament, and teenage impulsivity.Drawing on neuroscience, she explains why ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • High Achiever

    The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An up-close portrait of the mind of an addict and a life unraveled by narcotics—a memoir of captivating urgency and surprising humor that puts a human face on the opioid crisis.“Raw, brutal, and shocking. Move over, Orange Is the New Black.”—Amy Dresner, author of My Fair JunkieWhen word got outthat Tiffany Jenkins was withdrawing from opiates on the floor of a jail cell, ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • The Illustrated Easyway for Women to Stop Smoking

    A Liberating Guide to a Smoke-Free Future

    by Allen Carr ...
    READ THIS BOOK NOW AND BECOME A HAPPY NONSMOKER FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE!The Easyway method is as successful for women as it is for men, but many of the issues are perceived differently by women - as their questions in Easyway sessions reveal - and particular difficulties face women who want to quit the habit. In The Illustrated Easy Way to Women to Stop Smoking, Allen Carr debunks the myths ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Mummy, Make It Stop

    by Louise Fox ...
    Louise's childhood was a living nightmare.Repeatedly sexually abused by her mother's out-of-control boyfriend, the little five year old was surrounded by evil.Louise was beaten with leather belts, starved and neglected, as the family suffered at the hands of both their mother and her partner.Finally, her tormentor was arrested. But her mother stood by him and Louise was dragged to prison visits ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Fifth Vital

    Mike Majlak was a seventeen-year-old from a loving, middle-class family in Milford, Connecticut, when he got caught up in the opioid epidemic that swept the nation. For close to a decade thereafter, his life was a wasteland of darkness and despair. While his peers were graduating from college, buying homes, getting married, having kids, and leading normal lives, Mike was snorting OxyContin, ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Paid For – My Journey through Prostitution

    Surviving a Life of Prostitution and Drug Addiction on Dublin’s Streets

    by Rachel Moran ...
    **When you are 15 years old and destitute, too unskilled to work and too young to claim unemployment benefit, your body is all you have left to sell.‘THE BEST WORK BY ANYONE ON PROSTUTION EVER.’ Catherine A. MacKinnon**Rachel Moran came from a troubled family background. Taken into state care at 14, she became homeless and got involved in prostitution aged 15, ending up isolated, drug-addicted, ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • How to be a Happy Non-Smoker

    by Allen Carr ...
    series Allen Carr's Easyway
    Let this inspiring book enable you to stop smoking - easily, immediately and painlessly.Allen Carr is without doubt one of the most potent weapons in the world's fight against nicotine addiction. Having sold over 13 million books and establishing a chain of clinics spanning the globe, Allen Carr's Easyway is the most successful stop smoking method of all time.Smaller, more concise than the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Allen Carr's Finally Free!

    The Easy Way to Stop Smoking for Women

    by Allen Carr ...
    Allen Carrs Easyway is the most successful stop smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers all over the world quit instantly, easily, painlessly and permanently. Finally Free! is a specially adapted, cutting-edge presentation of Allen Carrs Easyway method with accessible new text and design. Here, every aspect of smoking is examined from a female perspective, and answers are ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • How To Quit Without Feeling S**T

    The fast, highly effective way to end addiction to caffeine, sugar, cigarettes, alcohol, illicit or prescription drugs

    This groundbreaking book from the UK's leading spokesman on nutrition looks at why millions of people have cravings for substances such as coffee, sugar and alcohol, as well to drugs such as sleeping pills, antidepressants, marijuana and cocaine. It uncovers how the brain becomes addicted and how it can be 'unaddicted' through a combination of diet, supplements and lifestyle factors. The book is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Addicted?

    How Addiction Affects Every One of Us and What We Can Do About It

    by Matt Noffs ...
    This book is about addictions of all kinds. Addictions to smartphones, sex, games, social media, gambling, money, but most of all to alcohol and drugs.The words 'addict' and 'addiction' are loaded with baggage. Not just in Australia, but the world over, addicts are considered to be sub-human, if not alien. This book aims to reclaim their dignity. It aims to rescue the word 'addiction' from its ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Caffeine Blues

    Wake Up to the Hidden Dangers of America's #1 Drug

    One of the most accomplished nutritional biochemists and medical writers in his field reveals the truth about caffeine and helps you kick the habit forever.Nearly 80% of all Americans are hooked on caffeine, this country's #1 addiction. A natural component of coffee, tea and chocolate, and added to drugs, soft drinks, candy and many other products, the truth about caffeine is that it can affect ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • There Is No Hero In Heroin

    by Janice Nargi ...
    Jan Nargi, a single mother of two, is a registered nurse who worked in enough emergency rooms to know the signs of addiction, but failed to recognize them in her own family. Her son, Tommy, is a heroin addict. He started abusing Oxycontin when he was sixteen and graduated to mainlining heroin by age eighteen. This is their story. The one of his life chasing the high, and her life chasing after him ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Addiction and Grace

    Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions

    by Gerald G. May ...
    Addiction and Grace offers an inspiring and hope–filled vision for those who desire to explore the mystery of who and what they really are. May examines the "processes of attachment" that lead to addiction and describes the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness. He also details the various addictions from which we can suffer, not only to substances like alcohol and drugs, but to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD