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Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Addiction, Stress, and Pain
By Eric L. Garland, PhD, LCSW
NASW Press
214 pgs; $39.99

In Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Addiction, Stress, and Pain, Eric L. Garland, PhD, LCSW, presents a program of intervention that can be practiced by therapists treating people with addiction and the conditions that underlie it. Unlike other substance abuse treatment modalities that focus largely on relapse prevention, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) concentrates on helping people recover a sense of meaning and fulfillment in everyday life, embracing its pleasures and pain without avoiding challenges by turning to substance use.

Along with chapters on the bipsychosocial model underlying MORE and the current state of research on mindfulness, this book includes a complete treatment manual outlining step by step for clinicians, how to run MORE groups—including adaptations to address chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse—and enhance the holistic recovery process for people trying to overcome addiction.

— Source: NASW Press