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Alcoholism Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about alcoholism and substance abuse.

Electronic Resources


Consumer Health Complete
Remote Access
(use library card number)\

Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics, including drugs & alcohol.

World Wide Web Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

The Big Book Online, Fourth Edition


National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Print Resources


Alcoholism sourcebook / edited by Karen Bellenir Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2010. Call # R 362.92 AL

Non Fiction

Alcohol / edited by Andrea C. Nakaya San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c2008. Call # 362.292 AL

Alcoholics anonymous New York, NY : A.A. World Services, Inc., c2001. Call # 362.292 ALC

Althauser, Doug You can free yourself from alcohol & drugs Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Pub., c1998. Call # 362.29 AL

Ameisen, Olivier The end of my addiction New York, NY : Sarah Crichton Books, c2009. Call # 616.86 AM

Dasgupta, Amitava The science of drinking : how alcohol affects your body and mind Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011. Call # 615.7828 DA

Fletcher, Anne M. Inside rehab : the surprising truth about addiction treatment : and how to get help that works New York, NY : Viking, c2013. Call # 362.2923 FL

From survival to recovery : growing up in an alcoholic home New York, NY : Al - Anon Family Group Headquarters, c1994. Call # 362.2 FR

Gant, Charles and Lewis, Greg End your addiction now : the proven nutritional supplement program that can set you free Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, c2010. Call # 362.29 GA

Hedblom, Jack H. Last call : alcoholism and recovery Baltimore, MD : John Hopkins University Press, c2007. Call # 616.861 HE

Jay, Debra No more letting go : the spirituality of taking action against alcoholism and drug addiction New York, NY : Bantam Books, c2006. Call # 204.42 JA

Ketcham, Katherine and Asbury, William F. ; with Schulstad, Mel and Ciaramicoli, Arthur P. Beyond the influence : understanding and defeating alcoholism New York, NY : Bantam Books, c2000. Call # 362.29 KE

Ketcham, Katherine and Pace, Nicholas A. Teens under the influence : the truth about kids, alcohol, and other drugs : how to recognize the problem and what to do about it New York, NY : Ballantine Books, c2003. Call # 362.29 KE

Kuhn, Cynthia Buzzed : the straight facts about the most used and abused drugs from alcohol to ecstasy New York, NY : W.W. Norton, c2008. Call # 615.78 KU

Levy, Michael S. Take control of your drinking - and you may not need to quit Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2007. Call # 613.81 LE

Miller, William R. Controlling your drinking : tools to make moderation work for you New York, NY : Guilford Press, c2005. Call # 613.81 MI

Moyers, William Cope with Ketcham, Katherine Broken : my story of addiction and redemption New York, NY : Viking, c2006. Call # 362.29 MO

Pluymen, Bert The thinking person's guide to sobriety New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, c1999. Call # 362.292 PL

Prentiss, Chris The alcoholism and addiction cure : [a holistic approach to total recovery] Los Angeles, CA : Power Press, c2008. Call # 616.861 PR

Rose, Jackie and Angel, Caroline The newly non - drinking girl's guide to pregnancy : advice and support for surviving 40 weeks without a cosmopolitan Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, c2007. Call # 618.242 RO

Rubin, Charles Don't let your kids kill you : a guide for parents of drug and alcohol addicted children Petaluma, CA : New Century Publishers, c2007. Call # 606.86 RU

Sandor, Richard S. Thinking simply about addiction : a handbook for recovery New York, NY : Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin, c2009. Call # 362.29 SA

Siple, Molly Eating for recovery : the essential nutrition plan to reverse the physical damage of alcoholism Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, c2008. Call # 616.86 SI

Urschel, Harold Healing the addicted brain : the revolutionary, science based alcoholism and addiction recovery program Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2009. Call # 616.86 UR

Vander Ven, Thomas Getting wasted : why college students drink too much and party so hard New York, NY : New York University Press, c2011. Call # 362.292 VA

Wallace, Stephen Reality gap : alcohol, drugs, and sex - what parents don't know and teens aren't telling New York, NY : Union Square Press, c2008. Call # 613.808 WA


Ebert, Roger Life itself : a memoir New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., c2011.  Call # B EBERT  

McGovern, George S. Terry : my daughter's life-and-death struggle with alcoholism New York, NY : Villard Books, c1996. Call # B McGOVERN

Contact Information

NJ 2-1-1

2-1-1 or www.nj211.org
This number can connect you with various social services in your community

Addictions Hotline of NJ

Recommended Videos

Addiction [videorecording] : a 14 - part series New York, NY : Home Box Office, c2007. Call # DVD 616.86 ADD

Spin the bottle [videorecording] : sex, lies, and alcohol Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, c2004. Call # DVD 362.292 SPI

Recommended E - Book

Gifford, Maria; with the assistance of Stacy Friedman and Rich Majerus Alcoholism[electronic resource] Santa Barbara, CA : Greenwood, 2009.

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