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Author(s)Bradley D Olson, Karen Foli, Leonard A Jason
PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
Date of Publication01/09/2008
SubjectPsychology: Textbooks & Study Guides

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNew York
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintRoutledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Content Noteillustrations

Weight32 g
Width150 mm
Height226 mm
Spine15 mm

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Format DetailsB-format paperback

Author Biography<p>Leonard A. Jason, PhD, is a professor of psychology at DePaul University, Chicago, where he heads the Center for Community Research. He has published hundreds of articles and book chapters on treating and preventing substance abuse and has co-authored Creating Communities for Addiction Recovery (2006), in which he presented a series of research studies on the Oxford House model. <p>Bradley D. Olson, PhD, is a research assistant professor at Northwestern University, and has published numerous research articles, including many on consumer-run recovery homes (e.g., Olson et al., 2002). <p>Karen Foli, PhD, holds a doctorate in communications research from the University of Illinois. She has written two very well-received books: Like Sound Through Water and The Post-Adoption Blues with co-author John R. Thompson, MD.

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Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse (English)

by Leonard A. Jason , Bradley D. Olson

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Condition Brand New

Language English

Victims of drug addiction, chronic illness, and mental illness all too often are overwhelmed with the affliction called hopelessness. Oxford Houses succeed because their substance abuse treatment approach instills the most powerful medicine-hope for recovery. Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse provides a comprehensive thought-provoking look at just how the innovative Oxford House model inspires positive action on one of our country's most serious problems-substance abuse. This powerful book presents the success stories of the people living in these community homes and explains just how it has worked for them.

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The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse. .

Author Biography

LEONARD A. JASON, Ph.D, is Professor of Psychology at DePaul University, in Chicago, where he heads the Center for Community Research. He has published more than 350 articles and has edited or authored 14 books. He has been a member of the editorial boards for seven peer-reviewed psychology journals, has served on review committees of the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health, and has received more than $16 million in federal grants to support his research. He is former president of the Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Associ

Table of Contents

Foreword (Bill White) Preface Acknowledgments Introduction PART I. THE OXFORD HOUSE MODEL Chapter 1. A Society in Crisis The Future Chapter 2. A Sobering Beginning: The First Oxford House Insider Influence The First Oxford House Chapter 3. The Roads to Recovery: Substance Abuse Treatment Approaches and Oxford House Treatment Models Oxford House Approach Chapter 4. The Oxford House Experience: Entrance and Assimilation Making the Decision The New Resident Chapter 5. The Oxford House Experience: Living Substance Free Relationships Reframing of Self PART II. EXPANDING THE OXFORD HOUSE APPROACH Chapter 6. History Is Made Legislation An Explosion of Growth Chapter 7. Women, Children, and Families Demographics Relationships Responsibilities Sense of Self Chapter 8. Criminal Offenders and Recovery Society's Perceptions Reentry into Society Relationships Responsibilities Sense of Self Chapter 9. Society's Disenfranchised Society's Perceptions Relationships Responsibilities Sense of Self Reentry into Society Chapter 10. An Invitation Is Extended The Next Step The Oxford House Traditions Chapter 11. Does Oxford House Work? Compelling Evidence A Broadened Vision of Helping Chapter 12. The Researchers' Stories Community Psychology Community Psychology Meets Oxford House Chapter 13. A Watershed Moment A New Paradigm The Oxford House Approach in Other Settings Appendix References Index


  • ISBN0789036312
  • Title Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse
  • Author Bradley D. Olson
  • Short Title RESCUED LIVES
  • Pages 231
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10 0789036312
  • ISBN-13 9780789036315
  • Media Book
  • Format Paperback
  • DEWEY 362.29
  • Illustrations Yes
  • Year 2008
  • Publication Date 2008-07-31
  • Imprint Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • Subtitle The Oxford House Approach to Substance Abuse
  • Country of Publication United States
  • Place of Publication New York
  • Affiliation Center for Community Research, DePaul University
  • Dimensions150mm x 15mm x 226mm

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