Brighton and Hove Recovery Service

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Books

  • The Unexpected Joy of Sobriety – Catherine Gray
  • Quit like a Woman – Holly Whitaker
  • Alcohol Explained – William Porter
  • Alcohol Reconsidered: Education for Moderation - Lesley Miller
  • The 30-Day Alcohol Experiment & This Naked Mind – Annie Grace
  • The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction isn’t a Disease – Marc Lewis
  • Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget – Sarah Hepola
  • Easy Way to Control Alcohol – Allen Carr
  • The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg
  • We are the Luckiest – Laura McKowen
  • The Sober Diaries – Clare Pooley
  • Recovery – Russell Brand
  • Alcohol Lied to Me - Craig Beck
  • My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean – Amy Dresner
  • How to Stop Time: Heroin A-Z – Anne Marlowe
  • Wishful Drinking – Carrie Fisher
  • A Million Little Pieces: A shocking exploration of addiction – James Frey
  • Untamed – Glennon Doyle
  • Out from Under: Sober Dykes and Our Friends – Jean E. Swallow
  • The Politics of Crystal Meth: Gay Men Share Stories of Addiction and Recovery – Kenneth Cimino
  • Recovery: The Lost Art of Convalescence – Gavin Francis
  • In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts – Gabor Mate
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma – Bessel van der Kolk
  • The Natural Mind – Andrew Weil
  • Living with Drugs – Dr Michael Gossop
  • Drugs: Without the Hot Air – David Nutt
  • High Price & Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear – Carl Hart
  • How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics - Michael Pollan
  • The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
  • The Artist’s Way – Julia Cameron
  • Practical Mindfulness: a step-by step-guide – Ken A. Verni
  • Get out of your head and into your life - Steven C Hayes
  • The Happiness Trap - Russ Harris
  • The Wisdom to know the Difference: overcoming substance abuse - Kelly G Wilson
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Drinkaware

Information, advice and tools to help people understand alcohol and make better choices.
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Al-Anon

Support groups for families and friends of people with an alcohol addiction.
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Alcoholics Anonymous

Regular support groups all over the country for people with an addiction to alcohol.
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Breaking Free Online

Free, online treatment and recovery program for anyone addicted to alcohol or drugs. Speak to any member of staff or volunteer at your local service to get access.
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AA 12 Steps app

Companion app for AA’s 12 step programme.
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SMART Recovery

Self-help recovery programmes that include help with alcohol and drug addiction.
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Drinks Meter app

Keep track of your drinking and get instant feedback and advice.
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Sober Grid app

Connect and chat anonymously with other people in recovery from around the world.
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Happify app

Activities and games to help reduce stress and improve your mental health.
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