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Off the rails : one family's journey through teen addiction / Susan Burrowes

Burrowes, Susan, (author.).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver PAR 362.29 BURROWES (Text) 34304000913140 Juvenile - Parenting Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 362.29 BUR (Text) 37323005403756 NEW-BKS Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 362.29 BUR (Text) 70741000151673 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 362.29 BURROWES (Text) 33946003382525 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781631524677
  • ISBN: 1631524674
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, 2018

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"Fifteen-year-old Hannah was a privileged young girl with a promising future, but that didn't stop her from sliding into an abyss of sex, drugs, alcohol, and other high-risk behaviors. Off the Rails narrates Hannah's sudden decline and subsequent treatment through the raw, honest, compelling voices of Hannah and her shocked and desperate mother--each one telling her side of the story./Fearing that they couldn't keep their teen safe, Hannah's parents made the agonizing decision to send her to a wilderness program, and then to residential treatment. Off the Rails tells the story of the two tough years Hannah spent in three separate programs--and ponders the factors that contributed to her ultimate recovery./Written for parents of teens experimenting with high-risk behaviors, as well as those trying to navigate the controversial world of teen treatment programs, Off the Rails is an inspiring story of family love, determination, and the last-resort intervention that helped one troubled young woman find sobriety after a terrifying and harrowing journey."-- Back cover
Subject: Drug addicts > Rehabilitation > United States > Biography.
Drug addiction > Treatment.
Teenagers > Drug use > United States.
Drug addicts > Family relationships.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting.
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction.

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