Kick any addiction? It’s entirely possible — especially when you understand the disease of addiction for what it is – a chronic, often relapsing brain disease.
In TODAY‘s short interview (embedded below) with Christopher Kennedy Lawford and former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, Lawford introduces his new book, Recover to Live, Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction, which he wrote to help the millions of Americans who struggle with addiction – any addiction. His book presents:
- the latest, best brain research and information on the disease as identified and presented by top experts
- assessment tools to self-assess addiction
- tools for recovery that don’t necessarily involve participation at a treatment facility but can help the individual change behavior and begin the recovery process on their own.
Kick Any Addiction
Recovery is entirely possible, and with Lawford’s new book, it just may get a whole lot easier for the millions who struggle with this disease. Not only will his book help those struggling with an addiction, it will also help their family members and friends and society as a whole better understand this brain disease and what it takes to treat it [check out Behind Every Alcoholic or Drug Addict is a Family Member or Two or Three and Addiction Impacts Lives of Millions and Costs Billions]. Helping those affected by someone’s addiction is an additional boost in the fight to prevent addiction and to intervene earlier so as to interrupt the progression of the disease and facilitate the treatment and recovery process.