Concerned Other, The



How to Change Problematic Drug and Alcohol Users Through their Family Members – A Complete Manual by Phil Harris

For drug and alcohol workers, youth workers, criminal justice workers, social workers, housing officers, family workers, counsellors, families, The Concerned Other provides a complete treatment manual for working with those affected by a family member’s drug and alcohol use.


  • Explores the extensive research that demonstrates why and how families can effect change.
  • Offers comprehensive assessment and outcomes tools.
  • Provides a complete worksheet-based programme that will help the ’concerned other’:
    – get their loved one into treatment
    – reduce the stress and pressure they are under
    – improve the quality of their own life
    – support their loved one in treatment.

This book will help practitioners support the concerned others in effecting change in the user, and will increase the provision of high quality and effective services they can offer to those who suffer intolerably from those that they also love the most.

ISBN: 978-1-905541-48-5


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