• The 7 Steps to Help Your Son in Addiction Recovery

  • Understanding Addictions as Rooted in Trauma and How Your Son Will Recover
  • By: Dorcas Wanganga
  • Narrated by: Catherine O'Connor
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (16 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

How do you get your addicted son to recover without the painful roller coaster even if you had tried it all before and failed many times? Please keep reading to find out….

You found out about the addiction and did what any mom should do…help! To your shock and disappointment, things got quickly out of hand, and he got worse! You got sucked into your son's addiction and realized how difficult it was to help him. The panic, fear, and pain have almost been too much to bear. The constant relapses and never-ending anxiety made you sick. You still do not understand it or know how to confront or treat it, but you are a very critical part of his recovery.

So, what do you do when all the treatments your son received have not stopped the addiction or relapses and he has rejected all your love and help?

In The 7 Steps to Help Your Son in Addiction Recovery, you will discover:

  • New approaches to help your child without the fear and exhaustion
  • The signs you missed before your son got addicted
  • The single most overlooked possible cause of addictions
  • Why all your love and attempts to help have failed
  • Why you are still the best person to help your son

And, much more….

Dr. Gabor Maté, a well-known addiction expert, advocates for a compassionate approach to addiction, whether in us or others, putting into consideration the emotional health aspects. He believes the source of addictions can be found in the early childhood environment rather than in genes. Therefore, even if you have done all you know to do, this audiobook discusses other less talked about strategies you can use and succeed in helping him.

So, if you want to recover your health and sanity, get him to choose recovery, stop the generational cycle of addiction, rebuild your relationships, and find peace, then you should listen to this audiobook today!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2021 Dorcas Wanganga (P)2022 Dorcas Wanganga

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Informative and helpful

Parenting is absolutely the hardest job in the world. No matter what age are your children we always have something to worry about. Addiction is hard in any form, it hurts mothers deeply to see their son like this.. this book is truly amazing and comforting, especially coming from a mother that is going through the same hardship. The book is straightforward and very pleasant to listen to, it provided step-by-step tips on how we can help our son to get out of addiction. I highly recommend this book!

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what a great read

This book is a master piece. very informative. a well thought out read. It is full of very important knowledge and information. definitely offers hope to many struggling with addiction. Thanks!

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Take Notes!!!!

Obviously not a book anyone wants to have to purchase but it is a necessary guide in todays world.

I thought the author had a lot of good insights and she had really done her research. I was beyond glad to find someone who both understood the struggle and pain that comes with helping an addict but also someone who had a lot of helpful information to share.

Also, really glad I could download the PDF to highlight certain sections.

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Great approach!

Finally, a compassionate approach to healing addiction. I liked this book's approach to healing, not as just a diagnosis but a way to get to the root of the cause. Great job by the author!

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Above and Beyond Helpful

I've always wondered if drug abuse tends to lean on the side of genetics or circumstance. This is so many more helpful chapters have aided me in this journey. Highly recommend!

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A great resource!

Well written Excellent advice! I do not have any children, but my best friend has a son who is struggling. I listened to this book as a way to help me offer advice. Not only will this book help me help my friend, it helped me to have a better understanding of what they are going through. Very well done!

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Helpful Advices!

So grateful for this book!
Verry informative, audiobook gives wonderful advice you can use to helping your love one.
Thank you for creating this book. 5Star!

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Must listen!

I'm always interested in how to find ways to help people with addiction before rehab or therapy. I'm glad I found this book because I have many clients that I know have their kids in addiction, especially drugs. It has lots of tips, causes, signs of addiction, and how you can help as a parent which really helpful. It will help me to guide my teenage kids later so I know what to look for and prevent it.

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Excellent Book

This book has helped me to guide my son to recovery. Addiction can be such a slippery slope, and this book helped me discover what my son was going through and helped guide me in the best way possible to help him. I would definitely recommend this book to any parent who has a son going through addiction. I'm happy to say, my son is making progress.

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Such a powerful listen

This audiobook has it all: tons of practical and useful information, plus a ton of compassion. The author really emotionally helps you while giving you step-by-step suggestions. Really fantastic tool for people in need. I love the narrator too.

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  • Veronica Lungson
  • 05-18-22

Finally a solution!

I really enjoyed this book, and is a great option when you feel like nothing has worked in the past. My favorite part was the section on why everything you have done now has failed. It was extremely eye-opening. The author has a great tone and really understands what you are going through. Highly recommend to anyone that's not sure how to help their child with addiction recovery.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-16-22

Great book

This is a great book to help parents understand what their child is going through with addiction. Parenting is a tough job with many challenges. The book is easy to follow and really easy to understand, with some great tips and advice.

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  • randy
  • 05-05-22

Excellent advice for addiction recovery!

There are many steps in this audiobook to help your child recover from addiction. This audiobook is not just for mothers with addicted children. Anyone struggling with addiction can benefit from it. Whether you suffer from a psychological or substance abuse problem, this audiobook aims to educate and understand you. If you or a loved one are seeking information regarding how to overcome addiction, this book is a valuable resource. The author has produced an excellent audiobook as well. I would highly recommend this book. Worth listening to.

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  • Kris & Danelle Land
  • 05-05-22

I got this for a friend, the Information is great

This book is useful for anyone with addiction, addiction is a very complicated and deep rooted problem many of us face. This book takes you to the beginning of the issue and provides helpful, compassionate and understanding ways to work with your son or anyone fighting addiction. great book to have.

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  • Rob
  • 05-02-22

A Great Resource

Well, I don’t think anyone expects to ever need this book, but thankfully it exists. The struggles that come from addiction are very real and can hurt everyone around us. This book is a fantastic resource for anyone who has a family member suffering from an addiction.

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  • Edvin Szolcsak
  • 04-29-22

Life changer book!

These 7 steps can be life-changing not just for your son or daughter future anybody who is suffering from any kind of addiction in your family! The author brought together the very best info and advises how to void and save ourselves and our beloved ones from this situation! Definitely recommended for any parents who want to understand addictions and signs of that!

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  • Andrew Hudson
  • 04-28-22

Easy to Follow

This is a very valuable book put into easy-to-follow steps that show you how to deal with an ex-addict's emotions during difficult times. Offers lots of advice to help you what to do in certain situations and helps you get a better understanding of addiction.

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  • Dr. Rodriguez
  • 04-27-22

Very Valuable

This audiobook has been so helpful because I understood why people can get addicted. Therefore, I know how to treat the problem from the beginning. I already knew that moms are essential in recovering anything in our children's lives because we never get tired. We always try again, but sometimes we do not use the best method to help them. However, I have learned others facts from this book about our essential role in their recovery.

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  • Salama
  • 04-25-22

A great Well informative book !

Actually it speaks about one of the important topics around us ( if not in our families), the narrator was great as well , I liked the most the part of (Importance Of Communication).
The book is great I can recommend it !

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  • Lydia
  • 04-25-22

An essential

I am a teacher and work with teens that are struggling with addiction. I have recommended this book now to 2 mothers already and I'm sure I will be doing it again. This audiobook is an essential guide to help children combat their fears. The 7 Steps are concrete and explained in-depth for any parent, guardian, or teacher like me to comprehend. I have learned a lot from this book and feel I have the compassion now to go forward and help the teens that I work with more effectively.

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