12-Step Related Resources

Government Agencies

Addiction As A Disease

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)  - http://asam.org
  • National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (SAMHSA)  - http:/samhsa.gov

 Professional Resources

Book List Complied by the Staff of ARP

  • Destination Joy (Dealing with childhood issues in recovery )- Ernie Larsen
  • Stage II Recovery (Dealing with your issues once sober) – Ernie Larsen
  • Living Sober (practical 12-step wisdom about staying sober) – AA services
  • Adult Child of Alcoholics – Janet Woititz
  • Codependent No More – Melody Beattie
  • Codependents’ Guide to the 12 steps – Melody Beattie
  • Facing Codependence – Pia Melody
  • Facing Shame: Families in Recovery –Merle and Marilyn Mason
  • Letting Go of Shame: Understanding How Shame Affects Your Life– Ronald Potter-Effron
  • Where you End and I Begin (Boundaries) – Anne Katherine
  • Victims No More – Thomas McCabe
  • The Language of Feelings – David Viscott, M.D.
  • Lost in the Shuffle (Co-Dependency) – Robert Subby
  • The Artist’s Way – Julia Cameron
  • Another Chance: Hope and Health for the Alcoholic Family – Sharon Wegscheider  Cruse
  • The Spirituality of Imperfection – Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham
  • Unfinished Business (about women and depression)
  • Addictive Thinking – Abraham J. Twerski
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People -  Harold Kushner
  • Why We Need God by Harold Kushner
  • Healing the Shame that Binds -  John Bradshaw
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor Frankel
  • Undercurrents (About depression)  -  Martha Manning
  • Craving for Ecstasy : How Our Passions Become Addictions and What We Can Do About Them – Harvey Milkman and Stanley Sunderwirth
  • Things my Sponsor Taught me  - Paula H.
  • Design for Growth: 12 steps for Adult -  Veronica Ray
  • Recovery Bible