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Raising the bottom : making mindful choices in a drinking culture

Boucher, Lisa. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library HV 5137 .B68 2017 30775305523368 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781631522147
  • ISBN: 1631522140
  • Physical Description: print
    xvii, 255 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : SWP, She Writes Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references, pages 253-254.
Formatted Contents Note: Crazy is normal, right? -- Blessed break -- Early last call -- Raising the bottom -- I'm supposed to be happy. So why am I crying? -- Women and alcohol: It's complicated -- Flag's a-flyin' and I'm still lyin' -- What your kids say about you and your drinking -- One step at a time -- Heroin heartbreak: One mother's perspective -- Don't be a violet -- Out of the grave -- Doctors, nurses, hospitals, and health care -- Spirit in the rocks and wind -- Note to readers -- Model surgeon, kidnapped! -- All-American -- Hurry, drunk dial now! -- Who, me? Self-supporting? -- Saucy socialite -- Naughty in Nebraska -- Babies and booze -- I said I do (until I don't anymore) -- Just beer -- The gin stole the gems -- Twelve steps.
Summary, etc.: Presents a discussion of addiction as experienced by women, and the difficult road to recovery. Features essays from mothers, daughters, health professionals, and young women who share their stories of why they drank, how they stopped, and the joys and rewards of being present in their lives once they kicked alcohol to the curb.
Subject: Women Alcohol use United States
Women alcoholics United States
Alcoholism
Alcoholism Social aspects
Substance abuse
Controlled drinking
Genre: Essays.
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