49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction provides a rich set of writings that can help people understand the emotional and physical mechanics of both Addiction and Recovery. This books challenges the reader to approach Addiction from a place of compassion rather than anger; in doing so the trigger/anxiety/compulsion/shame cycle can be disrupted. This important addition to the arsenal of weapons to fight Addiction presents information that will help the reader understand:
- The mechanics of Substance Abuse & Addiction
- The inner struggle that an addict faces
- How our own perceptions of substances inform and guide recovery
- How compassion can disrupt the shame/anxiety cycle
Author Juan Blea holds a Masters of Arts in Education, is a license Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and is a licensed Continuing Education provider. Mr. Blea has been teaching the material included within 49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction for over fifteen (15) years and has seen how the material has changed lives for the better. He runs a private practice in Santa Fe, NM and blogs at jblea1016.com.