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E. Allen Griggs, M.D., J.D. is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Indiana University School of Law. He is board-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and a SAMHSA-certified Suboxone provider. He is the author of numerous medical and legal publications. He is a private pilot, and lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his wife, Kate, a living-kidney donor. They have two Brittany Spaniels and a cat named Kitty Square.
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Addiction Recovery Manual
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If you are concerned about addictive behavior by your family, friends, co-workers or yourself, then you must understand addiction and the effects it has on these people. In this manual, Dr. Griggs provides the current medical model for addiction. It is not a moral failure, but a medical disease, like cancer, heart disease or diabetes, that responds to treatment. Addiction of all types is now understood as a genetic brain disorder.

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E. Allen Griggs, M.D., J.D. is a pathologist and attorney practicing in the forensic field. Having performed thousands of alcohol and drug-related autopsies, he grew weary of seeing young lives lost to alcohol and drugs. To help an addicted person you must understand addiction not as a moral failure, but as a medical disease. In this manual Dr. Griggs provides the model for understanding and aiding your addicted loved ones. Using real world stories of patients to illustrate the harsh reality of addiction, Dr. Griggs provides a recovery plan and walks with you on the path out of the wilderness that is addiction.

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Overview


If you are concerned about addictive behavior by your family, friends, co-workers or yourself, then you must understand addiction and the effects it has on these people. In this manual, Dr. Griggs provides the current medical model for addiction. It is not a moral failure, but a medical disease, like cancer, heart disease or diabetes, that responds to treatment. Addiction of all types is now understood as a genetic brain disorder.

FOLLOW MY BLOG ON MY AUTHOR WEBSITE AT eallengriggsmdjd.com


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Description


E. Allen Griggs, M.D., J.D. is a pathologist and attorney practicing in the forensic field. Having performed thousands of alcohol and drug-related autopsies, he grew weary of seeing young lives lost to alcohol and drugs. To help an addicted person you must understand addiction not as a moral failure, but as a medical disease. In this manual Dr. Griggs provides the model for understanding and aiding your addicted loved ones. Using real world stories of patients to illustrate the harsh reality of addiction, Dr. Griggs provides a recovery plan and walks with you on the path out of the wilderness that is addiction.

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Book details

Genre:SELF-HELP

Subgenre:Substance Abuse & Addictions / Drug Dependence

Language:English

Series title:Addiction Recovery Manuals

Series Number:1

Pages:100

eBook ISBN:9781098314132

Paperback ISBN:9781098314125


Overview


If you are concerned about addictive behavior by your family, friends, co-workers or yourself, then you must understand addiction and the effects it has on these people. In this manual, Dr. Griggs provides the current medical model for addiction. It is not a moral failure, but a medical disease, like cancer, heart disease or diabetes, that responds to treatment. Addiction of all types is now understood as a genetic brain disorder.

FOLLOW MY BLOG ON MY AUTHOR WEBSITE AT eallengriggsmdjd.com


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Description


E. Allen Griggs, M.D., J.D. is a pathologist and attorney practicing in the forensic field. Having performed thousands of alcohol and drug-related autopsies, he grew weary of seeing young lives lost to alcohol and drugs. To help an addicted person you must understand addiction not as a moral failure, but as a medical disease. In this manual Dr. Griggs provides the model for understanding and aiding your addicted loved ones. Using real world stories of patients to illustrate the harsh reality of addiction, Dr. Griggs provides a recovery plan and walks with you on the path out of the wilderness that is addiction.

FOLLOW MY BLOG ON MY AUTHOR WEBSITE AT eallengriggsmdjd.com

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About the author


E. Allen Griggs, M.D., J.D. is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Indiana University School of Law. He is board-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and a SAMHSA-certified Suboxone provider. He is the author of numerous medical and legal publications. He is a private pilot, and lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his wife, Kate, a living-kidney donor. They have two Brittany Spaniels and a cat named Kitty Square.

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