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Meth Action Coalition

Working to Stop the METH Epidemic in Deschutes County, Oregon


Suggested Reading

Helpful books:

Addiction, by Dr. Kevin McCauley

A Very Fine House: A Mother's Story of Love, Faith and Crystal Meth, by Barbara Cofer Stoefen

Beautiful Boy, by David Sheff

Codependent No More, by Melody Beattie

Don't Let Your Kids Kill You - A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children, by Charles Rubin

Hit By a Ton of Bricks, by Dr. John Vawter

How to Raise a Drug Free Kid, by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

In My View - An article published in the Bend Bulletin, written by Barbara Stoefen, a local mom whose daughter was addicted to meth. Click here to download a pdf copy of the article.

Live Through This:  A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love, by Debra Gwartney

Love First - A New Approach to Intervention for Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, by Debra Jay

No More Letting Go - The Spirituality of Taking Action Against Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, by Debra Jay

Psychology Today, "Heroin Abuse Today Among Suburban Teens Because It's "No Big Deal,'" by Robbie Woliver, June 29, 2010

The Lost Years, by Kristina Wandzilak and Constance Curry

Tough Love, by Pauline Neff

Tweaked, by Nic Sheff 


Afflicted and Affected: Broadcasting to Build Recovery.

Drug Guide:  Information on Over 40 Abused Drugs, Partnership for a Drug Free America

Talking to Your Child About Drugs.  http"//

You're Not Alone is a faith-based website providing helpful information for people of all beliefs.

TV Shows:

Intervention.  Airs on A&E.  Check for schedule.