You Can Free Yourself from Alcohol and Drugs

Work a Program That Keeps You in Charge

About the Course:

The initial task for any individual starting on the road to recovery is identification of a problem with drugs and/or alcohol. Doug Althauser has developed a powerful step-by-step program that assists the individual in this process.


New Harbinger Publications Inc.

Publication Date:

1998 Edition


Doug Althauser, M.Ed., CSAC, MAC

About the Author:

Doug Althauser, M.Ed., is a Chemical Dependency Program Coordinator with Kaiser-Permanente of Mental Health Services in Honolulu. He is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC – Hawaii) and a Master Addiction Counselor (MAC – National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially recovering addicts, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about recovery from alcohol and drugs. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify tips on handling withdrawal.

  2. List high-risk relapse characteristics.

  3. Explain the ten goals of recovery.

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