Parents to Ph.Ds: 28 interviews with people who share heartache, wisdom and healing from first-hand experience with substance use disorder by Cathy Taughinbaugh is a powerful read for any parent struggling with a child’s substance abuse.
About the Book
Substance abuse affects the lives of many youth in America, robbing them of all their potential. On the other side are the parents who feel as if they are helpless to watch their child’s life become entangled in drug and alcohol abuse. “Parents to Ph.D.s: 28 interviews with people who share heartache, wisdom and healing from first-hand experience with substance abuse disorder” addresses addiction prevention, treatment and recovery. Divided into 28 short chapters from authors such as David Sheff, Lisa Fredericksen, Shelly Richanback, David Heckinlively, Rand Teed and many more; each author offers insight to help parents cope with a child’s drug and alcohol abuse. One compelling interview is in the chapter “What Are the Recent Drug Trends That Could Be Enticing Your Child?’ by David Heckinlively, who assisted Taughinbaugh when her daughter struggled with crystal meth abuse. In this chapter Heckinlively touches on drug trends that many youth face including marijuana, alcohol, Oxycontin and makes four suggestions to parents including: don’t negotiate the importance of boundaries, confronting the abuse and how critical it is to seek support.
About the Author
Cathy Taughinbaugh is a Parent Coach and the founder of Treatment Talk. As a former educator, she is committed to educating parents on the dangers of substance abuse. Credibility by experience – after helping her own children through their struggle with substance abuse, Taughinbaugh became a certified parent coach to help others facing the same struggles. “Parents to Ph.Ds” is a follow-up to her first book, “101 Natural Highs for an Amazing Drug-Free Life” (2011)
Why You Should Read This Book
If you are a parent and have searched for a book that can help you understand your child’s drug and alcohol abuse, Cathy Taughinbaugh offers some answers and provides a good place to start in helping your child move toward recovery. Each interview holds valuable information for readers, with author experience based on their own personal encounters with substance abuse. Parents to Ph.Ds: 28 interviews with people who share heartache, wisdom and healing from first-hand experience with substance abuse disorder is available in e-book from Amazon.com Find out how you can help a loved one struggling with substance abuse by calling Gallus Detox Centers today at 888-228-9114.