Straight Talk means giving a clear, honest, and plain-English descriptions
of important issues related to addiction, recovery, relapse prevention, and
responsible living. This book tells it like it is without a great deal of concern
for political correctness or the tentative guarded language that so often hides
the true messages about addiction, recovery, and relapse. The message is
given clearly and honestly with "no holds barred".
After 40 years of following research and treatment practices for addiction,
Terry Gorski became frustrated at the misinformation about alcohol and other
drug addictions and the narrow and incomplete approaches to treatment,
recovery and relapse prevention. In this book. Terry provides the best
informationon the current science-based understanding of what core addiction
syndromeis and what the core addiction treatment process needs to look like
to increase the chances of recovery and decrease the risk of relapse. This book
is easy to read, entertaining, and loaded with useful information you can
actually use in your life.