Powerful and Inspiring Books About Addiction
Reading can be a powerful and helpful tool for someone recovering from addiction. Books are a great escape from the ordinary and allow you to learn from and relate to others who have experienced similar struggles.
There are plenty of great and inspiring books about addiction and sobriety to find at your local library or bookstore.
Here are seven great books about addiction and sobriety you should read today.
Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis
Scar Tissue is a memoir of vocalist Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Kiedis shares an honest and challenging story of drug addiction.
Kiedis reveals he has battled drug addiction most of his life starting at age 11. He has also experienced periods of sobriety and relapses.
Scar Tissue gets to the point and Kiedis does an excellent job focusing on the events in his life and his feelings about his life events. He gives the reader the impression that they have a part to play as the story starts when he is only 11 years old, and we get to watch him grow up.
Scar Tissue is a great book that gets your attention and holds on to it. It is a bit raunchy, but there is lots of wisdom to be gained from Scar Tissue that is pertinent to maintaining long-term sobriety.