15th

December

2017

Addiction, Homelessness, and Recovery Reading List

  • Time: 2:46 PM

Read A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown “This tells a story from a child's perspectiv...

Read

A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown

“This tells a story from a child's perspective of having a drug addicted parent who dies” – Polly McCalister, Housing Director

Clean by David Sheff

“David writes about being clean and that there are layers to addiction ... interesting book!!!!” – Polly McCalister, Housing Director


Research

The State of Homelessness in America 2015 Report – recommended by David Sampson, CEO


Recovery Management & Recovery Oriented Systems of Care – recommended by David Sampson, CEO

Watch

TED Talk: Everything You Think You Know about Addiction is Wrong

“This is a fabulous TED talk about addiction and connection. It explains perfectly the model for treatment at Mariners Inn” - Kori Loewe, Treatment Director

Addiction: The Films

“These clips provide an excellent overview of addiction and recovery, as well as glimpses into what it’s like to live with a substance use disorder” - Stephanie Maurice, Development Officer