An Uncommon Drunk

An Uncommon Drunk

Revelations of A High-functioning Alcoholic: What You Don't Know Can Kill You

Paperback - 2006
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For nearly thirty years, author Dr. Jeff Herten was a high-functioning alcoholic—one who drinks every day, yet continues to lead a productive, successful life. Now he shares his first-hand knowledge of how alcohol can destroy lives—as it nearly destroyed his. Alcohol is the single greatest social ill in the United States. It affects us not only emotionally but physically. Alcohol may lead to deadly cancers of the breast, colon, esophagus, and liver. It rots our bones, corrodes our stomach lining, erodes our memories, and suppresses our immune systems.An Uncommon Drunkexplores the numerous facets of alcohol consumption in the United States, including the risks, the behaviors associated with alcohol, and the innocent victims of alcohol abuse. But it also offers hope for those wishing to become sober and recommends resources to help them turn their lives around. Frank and honest,An Uncommon Drunkis a must-read for every spouse, parent, child, employer, physician, and counselor whose life is touched by alcohol. It may be just the wake-up call you need.
Publisher: New York : iUniverse, c2006.
ISBN: 9780595379941
Branch Call Number: 362.292
Characteristics: xiii, 216 p. ; 23 cm.


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