Addictions: What All Parents Need to Know to Survive the Drug Epidemic

An Exceptional and Very Fair Book Review by Kevin Cooper who I know doesn’t read many addiction/recovery books. So I thank him for doing this one!

And yes, this is a must read for all parents to be aware, be informed, and ready to keep your kids from The Drug Epidemic … Catherine Lyon



Addictions: What All Parents Need to Know to Survive the Drug Epidemic is a must have for individuals, residential recovery programs, out-patient programs, professional recovery coaches, aftercare professionals, counselors, therapists, probation officers, ministries, recovery retreats, sponsors, sober companions, and family members to help them to get a deeper understanding of the disease of addiction, the solution to the problem, and the program of action that promotes change in the substance abuser. A Support system for family and friends of substance abusers that helps to provide clarity, understanding, education, prevention, and awareness.


When I started reading this work, my first reaction was, ‘Cor-blimey this is a bit full-on!’ I was actually taken back by the no-messing; in your face approach. I was actually contemplating suggesting starting out with a compassionate message of hope.

I changed my mind about halfway through the book when I finally admitted to myself that…

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