Understanding and Loving a Person with Alcohol or Drug Addiction: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion | Stephen Arterburn
This compassionate and helpful book educates both the mind and heart in the power of addiction and the way to help others find healing.
When a family member or friend is addicted to drugs or alcohol the situation can feel hopeless and confusing. In this book, David Stoop and Stephen Arterburn help readers develop a plan of action by offering:
• Insight into brain chemistry and addiction
• Real-life ideas for encouraging healthy choices
• Guidance in how to help without enabling
• The connection between depression, ADD, and trauma
Stoop and Arterburn have helped thousands of people around the country understand chemical addiction and how to love someone well in the midst of this gripping disease.
Paperback - 128 pages
About the Author
Stephen Arterburn, M.Ed., is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and the host of the nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live! heard by over two million people each week on nearly two hundred radio stations nationwide. He is the bestselling author of books such as Every Man’s Battle and Healing Is a Choice. With over eight million books in print, Arterburn has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. His ministry focuses on identifying and compassionately responding to the needs of those seeking healing and restoration through God’s truth.
David Stoop Ph.D.,is a psychologist and family counselor and the author of over 30 books. He is also an ordained minister, an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a co-host on New Life Live! Dr. Stoop and his wife have been married for over 50 years and live in Newport Beach, California.