Nine out of ten people who quit drinking relapse at least once. Every
Silver Lining Has a Cloud shows why its not just once without
pithy slogans or trademarked solutions. From the author of What
the Early Worm Gets, a startling book defi ning Alcoholism, heres a
book explaining how and why relapse happens, how to hold it at bay
and why every American should care. Sobriety is a state of illness and
its symptoms, left untreated, lead directly to lapse. Addressing the
Symptoms of Sobriety is essential.
Why would any sober Alcoholic return to the misery?
What are the Symptoms of Sobriety and how do Alcoholics and non-Alcoholics guard against them?
What four overlooked stressors trip up recovery?
Can you hit bottom sober?
The narrative dashes along peaks of anger, joy, desperation, relief and
hope interspersed with solid data on the disease and guidance for
avoiding relapse traps.
Its not enough to just stop drinking.