Recovery after Rehab

Recovery after Rehab

A Guide for the Newly Sober and Their Loved Ones

Joseph Nowinski


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A practical guide that picks up where “rehab” leaves off, and where the real work of recovery from substance abuse begins.

Many of those who suffer the consequences of substance (along with their loved ones) may find relief when the substance abuser agrees to enter rehab or treatment. Too many, however, have also known the pain and disappointment that comes later, with relapse. This book provides a practical guide for both the newly sober and their loved ones for what they can do collaboratively to ensure that what begins with rehab translates into long-term recovery and a more satisfying life-style for all.


Joseph Nowinski:

Joseph Nowinski, PhD, has held positions as assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco and associate professor of psychology at the University of Connecticut. In addition to independent practice, he is currently assistant professor at the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Nowinski is the author of a number of books, including The Twelve Step Facilitation Handbook; Almost Alcoholic: (Is My or My Loved One’s) Drinking a Problem?; and If You Work It, It Works!: The Science Behind 12 Step Recovery.