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Hooked

When Addiction Hits Home
(Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Hooked
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Jenny dealt with the stress by forgiving her mom -- over and over and over again. This collection of ten true stories is based on interviews with people who, in their youth, lived with an addicted parent or sibling. The subjects speak honestly about what it was like to grow up with a family member addicted to alcohol, drugs, food, pills, or gambling. While describing how they managed to care for themselves and younger siblings, as well as the addicted family member, interviewees also touch on the topics of depression, social stigma, coming out gay or transgendered, and the health problems caused by addiction and stress. The maturity, sensitivity, and even the sense of humor in these accounts will give teens going through similar situations the important realization that they are not alone and that there are many ways to break free from the chains of others' addictions and to move on positively with one's own life. It's estimated that 1 in 8 Americans struggles with addiction to drugs or alcohol. Hooked is an excellent resource for both kids and adults affected by the addiction of friends and family members.
Title: Hooked
when addiction hits home
Publisher: Toronto ; New York ; Vancouver : Annick Press, [2013], ©2013.
Characteristics: viii, 120 pages ;,19 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: "With an introduction by Robert Munsch"--Cover.
Additional Contributors: Shantz-Hilkes, Chloe
DECODE (Firm)
Alternate Title: When addiction hits home
ISBN: 1554514746
9781554514748
1554514754
9781554514755
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Chloe Shantz-Hilkes with Decode
Subject Headings: Children of alcoholics Canada Juvenile literature. Children of drug addicts Canada Juvenile literature. Alcoholics Family relationships Canada Juvenile literature. Drug addicts Family relationships Canada Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Children of alcoholics
Children of drug addicts
Alcoholics
Drug addicts
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