7 Tools to Beat Addiction

A New Path to Recovery From Addictions of Any Kind

About the Course:

Whether you are battling drugs, nicotine, alcohol, food, shopping, sex, or gambling, 7 Tools to Beat Addiction is a hands-on, practical guide to overcoming addiction of any kind. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction but do not find that twelve-step or other treatment programs work for you, this book can help.

Publication Date:



Stanton Peele, PhD, JD

About the Author:

Stanton Peele, PhD, JD, is the author of the groundbreaking books Love and Addiction, Diseasing of America, and The Truth About Addiction and Recovery. An adjunct professor at the New York University School of Social Work and a senior fellow at the Drug Policy Alliance, he has won the Mark Keller Award from the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies and the lifetime scholarship award from the Drug Policy Alliance.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about an alternate way to recovery from any type of addiction without the use of a twelve step program. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the goal of Motivational Interviewing.

  2. Describe resources that help one to identify their strengths and weaknesses.

  3. Explain how to find and create support networks.

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