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A standard-setting book on intervention, Love First has helped tens of thousands of families, friends, and professionals create loving and effective plans for helping those who suffer from addiction. This revised and expanded edition adds to the core material in this classic book with the most up-to-date scientific information and new intervention techniques for alcohol and other drug addictions.

©2008 Jeff Jay and Debra Jay (P)2015 Tantor

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"The most comprehensive book available on the technique of intervention, Love First will save lives!" (Kathy Ketcham, coauthor of Beyond the Influence)

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  • T. Rose
  • 25-05-2021

Narration marginal, Information Stellar

For those of us struggling with addiction of any variety and intensity in the family, the information in this book is cutting edge, the best for intervention with love. This book will guide folks and in helping an addict find help and hope. I highly recommend it! I think the narration could use an upgrade as the voice and delivery is dry. But! I still would advise the use of this Audible version if you like to listen as you go about life as I do. Lots to learn in this audiobook!

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  • vicki
  • 19-01-2021

Excellent Guide

A must read for anyone serious about helping a loved one get into recovery for addiction. It worked for us!!!

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  • Charlie A. Barefoot Jr.
  • 07-03-2020

Very factual

If you or anyone you know are dealing with someone suffering with addiction you need to listen to this book

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  • Julie Velasquez
  • 30-12-2019

Great book that discusses intervention and rehab.

Good book for those who need advice in helping a lived one through the intervention and rehabilitation process.

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  • Elizabeth
  • 31-10-2019

Information when most needed

I loved all of the information and the examples and insights, especially the step by step instructions.

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  • CM Bell
  • 20-06-2016

Excellent!

Extremely useful /helpful insight & guidance regarding all types of addiction & successful intervention. Thank you for this great resource!

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  • Dawn
  • 28-12-2015

helpful for a love we did get into recovery. <br />

helpful for a loved one we sent to recovery twice. knowing how to handle more after treatment was incoura

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  • Carolinagirl
  • 22-12-2015

Excellent book

This was very helpful in developing my thinking about addiction and alcoholism. It was well read and easy to listen to!

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  • James K.
  • 11-07-2019

Very helpful

I cam across this book when looking to help my brother-in-law and my family to deal with his long term addiction. It really helps to to understand a lot around of addiction and that it is an illness which helps to take the person out and the thought we would offer help to anyone who has an illness.
The letter writing is a very powerful and emotional tool. We got my brother-in-law into rehab.
I have recommended this book already to a number of people.
Would be good if it cam with a PDF as I also bought the actual book in order to mark a few things etc
Thank you

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