Drug and Alcohol Review
This book is useful as a tool of reflection about policy direction, focus of treatment and the client's goals continuing to be across a broad range of objectives. It encourages broad thinking about incorporating recovery into policy development, program design and supporting recovery as a client objective in treatment.
Metapsychology Online Reviews
Tackling Addiction is a great addition to the ongoing debate on how to best help and meet the needs of people with drug addiction.
British Journal of Community Justice
The chapters of 'Tackling Addiction: Pathways to Recovery' embody the interdisciplinary nature of the subject area. Drawing together knowledge from a range of experts in the field, the narratives of academics, researchers, practitioners and drug users are blended to construct a comprehensive and interesting insight into the ambiguous concept of recovery... The book deals with the complex issue of recovery in an accessible and thought provoking way... The book deals with this interesting but complex debate in an accessible and edifying manner... The book draws the information on recovery together into one easily accessible and comprehensive source, which for many is an invaluable resource in an area where the literature is extremely fragmented and widely dispersed across a range of disciplines.
Clinical Psychology Forum
This is a powerful book, and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to refresh their motivation to work therapeutically in addiction.