Up from Down A True Story of Recovery from Addiction Up from Down is not a book about gloom and doom but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered Strung out on heroin Ted Adamson began his journey with a SWAT team descending on

  • Title: Up from Down: A True Story of Recovery from Addiction
  • Author: Ted Adamson
  • ISBN: 9781449725013
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Paperback
  • Up from Down is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a SWAT team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard, gritty life of a drug addict is portrayedUp from Down is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a SWAT team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard, gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its real world ugliness and despair Join Ted as he gives us a picture of what the life of a junkie is really like.Look inside the dark side of drug treatment programs From the bizarre therapies of the Synanon like Family to the modern twelve step programs, you will see what passes as treatment in the modern recovery movement Up from Down takes readers to the depths of human degradation then brings them back through a journey of redemption.

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    1. I am always blessed by reading success stories from alchoholics and addicts. This was an easy read and a pleasure.The author made sure to point out where he and 12 step programs differ. The Big Book of Alchoholics Anonomous comments on those who cah do an about face and drink like a gentleman. OUR HATS ARE OFF TO HIM. This author is one of those we raise our hats to. It is a very brave thing to take that step of faith. I am far too frightened to go back to where I was and I chose total abstinanc [...]

    2. 'An example is always the best kind of preaching.'This review is from: Up From Down: A true story of recovery from addiction (Kindle Edition)Ted Adamson tells it from the gut. This is not like most of the' addict who sees the light at the end of the tunnel' books and movies that come across the market rather regularly - stories by famous stars and their struggle with addiction to prescription drugs, hard drugs, alcohol, food, sex, fame etc. Ted Adamson divides his story into two parts - the Down [...]

    3. This redemptive read has 7 straight rave reviews, and it's currently about $3 on Kindle. There's a free sample today at Kindle Nation Daily, and here's some of what we said about it:Not a book about gloom and doom, UP FROM DOWN offers hope to all who have faltered. Adamson, a former junkie, takes readers on a journey through prison, a Synanon-like program, and A.A. On the way, he shows the dark side of treatment and ultimately how he found redemption that none of these places could really offer. [...]

    4. I found this book to be a good view on the true story of what happens during the life of a drug addict. I thought the story was very moving, and felt horrible for the little boy who was abused by his mother. I also feel that it is a sad thing when someone recovering from drug addiction is so discriminated against. However, I also noticed a lot of errors, and felt that the book was written far too fast and definitely use some editing. There were a lot of repeated phrases. I think there could have [...]

    5. My daughter gave me this book to read and I really didn't think I would have an interest in it. But this was a good insight into what an addictive personality goes through. The thoughts and feelings and paranoias that one has before, during and after, is quite revealing. If you are dealing with someone who has an addiction, then you should read this. It won't help you deal with it, but it will give you a perspective on the inside of what may be going on and give you an idea on how to help, if he [...]

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