Books by Debra Jay and Jeff Jay

Families have been depending on these books for almost 20 years

Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention

The best-selling book on intervention, since 2000, now in its second edition. Love First has helped thousands of families get their loved ones into treatment. The new revised and expanded edition includes the most up-to-date scientific information and new intervention techniques for alcohol and other drug addiction, co-occurring psychological issues and other concerns.

A no-nonsense approach to how to save someone you love from the ravages of addiction disease.

William Cope Moyers, best-selling author of Broken

It Takes a Family: a cooperative approach to lasting sobriety

Debra Jay’s revolutionary new book takes a fresh approach to the recovery process by making family members and friends part of the recovery team, beginning in the early stages of sobriety. The book presents the Structured Family Recovery® process, a year-long program for families.

It Takes a Family revolutionizes recovery and brings it back to its roots. It’s what families have long been waiting for.

Sandy Peddicord, former producer, The Oprah Winfrey Show

Navigating Grace: a solo voyage of survival and redemption

This book about forgiveness and faith, disaster and deliverance, and the pivotal moments that reshape a life. The prose is quick and vivid, and his story will make you believe in miracles again.

Navigating Grace is a riveting read; a thrill by the seat of your pants trip to sea, to spirit and a life worth living. Bravo!

Brad Lamm, author & frequent guest on Dr. Oz, The Today Show, and Good Morning America

No More Letting Go: the spirituality of taking action against alcoholism and drug addiction

This book has started a quiet revolution among family members grappling with addiction. Acclaimed by professionals and lay people alike, it presents a new and compelling strategy for dealing with alcoholism and drug addiction.

An exciting, cutting-edge book that will inspire families to know and act from a place of courage and power.

Claudia Black, author of It Will Never Happen to Me

Aging and Addiction: helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence

Debra Jay was lead author of this ground-breaking work. It still sets the standard for understanding the special needs of older adults and baby boomers who have become chemically dependent.

This superb book will help save lives. It’s that simple. Aging and Addiction is intelligent, readable, and well researched. Above all, it is an immensely compassionate book, which offers hope and direction to families.

Gen. Barry McCaffrey, former Director of Office of National Drug Control Policy (Drug Czar)

At Wit’s End: what you need to know when your loved one is diagnosed with addiction and mental illness

The definitive guide for families, patients and clinicians faced with dual diagnosis and co-occurring disorders. Including descriptions of common diagnoses, new treatment strategies, case histories and much more. Learn the “Top-down, bottom-up” method of healing and recovery.

An essential addition to addiction literature and an invaluable guide for families.

Katherine Ketcham, best-selling author of Under the Influence

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