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Useful Books:

Freedom from Addictions
Joe Griffin & Ivan Tyrrell
Sussex: H G Publishing, 2008

Understanding Street Drugs
David Emmett and Graeme Nice
London: Jessica Kingsley, 2006

Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare
Brynna Kroll & Andy Taylor
London:  Jessica Kingley, 2003

I'll Stop Tomorrow
Paul Campbell
Cork:  Mercier Press, 2007

Overcoming Compulsive Gambling
Alex Blaszczynsk
London: Robinson, 1998

Preventing Addiction: what parents must know to immunize their kids against drug and alcohol addiction
John C. Fleming.
Texas :CrossHouse Publishing , 2007

Addiction-proof your Child : a realistic approach to preventing drug, alcohol, and other dependencies
Stanton Peele.
New York : Crown ,2007.

Getting Sober : a practical guide to making it through the first 30 days
Kelly Madigan Erlandson.
New York ; McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Visit the library catalogue to see where these titles are held.

Useful websites:

www.addictionireland.ie
National Drug Advisory and Treatment Centre

http://www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie/
Alcoholics Anonymous

http://www.lifeline.org.uk/
UK group, helping addicts and families

http://www.drugs.ie/
Dubli based drugs and alcohol support

http://www.na-ireland.org/
Narcotics Anonymous

http://www.nairleast.org/
Narcotics Anonymous: Eastern area

http://www.al-anon-ireland.org/
support for family and friends of alcoholics

Helplines:

Addiction Ireland Counselling:  01-6488652
Narcotics Anonymous:  086-8629308 /01 - 8629308
Al-Anon: 01 - 8732699
Alcoholics Anonymous:  01 - 8420700
Gamlers Anonymous:  01 - 8721133
Drugs helpline: 1800 - 609090
C.A.D.S (Community Alcohol & Drug Service) HSE (Mullingar): 044-9341630.
C.A.D.S (Community Alcohol & Drug Service) HSE (Athlone): 090-6491305.