Navigation Links
Oxford House: Where Stories of Recovery Are Born
Date:7/3/2010

New book is a compilation of stories from addicts and alcoholics who gained sobriety in Oxford House

HI, USA (Vocus) July 3, 2010 -- “Oxford House is a true blessing for those who really want recovery.” This is the common sentiment of all men and women who owe their sobriety to this institution. Today, author Joe Chavez shares their stories in I Second The Motion: Learning to Live Sober, an Xlibris release.

According to Chavez, Oxford houses have been in continuous existence since the first house opened in 1975. Today, there are over 1,300 houses opened in forty-three states in the United States including international houses in Canada, Australia, and one located in Ghana. This book is a collection of stories from the men and women of the Oxford House. Their lives have changed for the better in this institution, overcoming addiction using a peer-based strategy of group living.

“The stories in this book are from people who, as you will read, were hard-core addicts and alcoholics who gained long-term sobriety only after living in Oxford House. This is a testament to the power of positive peer pressure and democracy in a diverse and, sometimes, contentious environment,” says Chavez.

This book is an extended invitation to anyone suffering from addiction. Through its inspirational stories, I Second The Motion: Learning to Live Sober preaches that acceptance is the key to recovery. For more information on this book, log on to Xlibris.com.

I Second The Motion* by Joe Chavez
Learning to Live Sober
Publication Date: June 30, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 108 pages; 978-1-4500-4103-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 108 pages; 978-1-4500-4104-1
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4500-4105-8

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7479. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/07/prweb4219174.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Innovative Orthopedic Nailing System Receives CE Mark using Oxford Performance Material's OXPEKK BioFlex™
2. Dog Flu Risk Highest Where Canines Mingle
3. How does an outfielder know where to run for a fly ball?
4. The importance of attractiveness depends on where you live
5. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services Launch Online Care Anywhere(TM)
6. ShowMyPC Provides First Online Service in the World to Access Personal Computers from Anywhere Using Microsoft Remote Desktop
7. Children & Health Reform: Where We Stand
8. Duda, whered my spines go?
9. New Study Says Doctors' Offices -- Not the DMV -- Should Be Where Americans Decide to Become Organ Donors
10. It's January...Do You Know Where Your Thyroid Is? Thyroid Awareness Month Focuses on Millions of Undiagnosed Americans with Thyroid Problems
11. For Valentine's Day, Lifestyle Correspondent and Her Two Sets of Twins Show a Little Love Where Its Needed the Most
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... Afrimesure specializes in providing ... pharmaceutical, to food and HVAC facilities. Their knowledgeable staff also takes care of ... medical applications, Afrimesure offers a variety of MadgeTech systems available for sterilization and ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel ... stones to complement its new wellness suites . The two 1,350 sq. ft. ... plethora of special services and insuite amenities, from a custom soap selection and in-suite ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... ... The University of San Francisco (USF) has named Margaret Wooding Baker dean ... more than 100 full-time faculty and staff, and serve as a member of the ... Baker comes to USF from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she is ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... ... For more than fifty years, we've suffered whiplash as each new scientific study seemed to ... latest nutritional advice – advice that was supposed to keep us healthy and slim. And ... adults are considered to be overweight and more than 1 in 3 adults are considered ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , ... May 25, 2016 , ... "FCPX LUT Intense ... of your footage," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ... quickly and easily add stylish color grades to their footage. A LUT is a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2016)... May 24, 2016 Een app ... zodat zij collectief patiënten kunnen behandelen, hun kennis kunnen ... idee achter de nieuwe en revolutionaire MDLinking App, ontwikkeld ... Nederlandse vaatchirurg dr. Hans Flu en oncologisch chirurg dr. ... inmiddels beschikbaar is, wordt op dinsdag 24 mei officieel ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... FLINT, Mich. , May 23, 2016 Diplomat ... the third annual Fellowship and Internship programs. The hands-on ... 12. The full-time, paid Fellowship ... Flint, Michigan . Fellows and interns are ... downtown Flint at the Riverfront ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , May 23, 2016 ... Devices, Diagnostics and Monitoring, and Vision Care ... Which areas are going to grow at the fastest ... revenues to 2026, assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects. ... charts, and graphs. Discover the most lucrative areas in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: