The ARC Library contains several on-hand and recommended books written by prominent names in the field of addiction and mental health. Many of these books are available at our meetings for members to borrow, order, and purchase.

Here is a list of the books we have on-hand and recommend (in alphabetical order by author):

Addiction & Recovery

  • The Globalization of Addiction – Bruce Alexander
  • How to Change Your Drinking – Kenneth Anderson
  • Breaking Addiction – Lance Dodes
  • The Heart of Addiction – Lance Dodes
  • Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol – Albert Ellis
  • Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment – Anne Fletcher
  • Beyond Addiction – Jeffrey Foote
  • The Biology of Desire – Marc Lewis
  • Memoires of an Addicted Brain – Marc Lewis
  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts – Gabor Mate
  • Recovery by Choice – Martin Nicolaus
  • 7 Tools to Beat Addiction – Stanton Peele
  • Recover! Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life – Stanton Peele
  • The Truth About Addiction & Recovery – Stanton Peele
  • The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery – Lawrence Peltz
  • Wasted – Michael Pond
  • The Smart Recovery Handbook – Smart Recovery
  • Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy – David Sheff
  • Powerless No Longer – Peter Soderma
  • Unbroken Brain – Maia Szalavitz

Mental Health

  • The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook – Martin Antony
  • The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem – Nathaniel Branden
  • The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide – Alexander Chapman
  • The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Skills Workbook – Matthew McKay
  • Reinventing Your Life – Jeffrey Young

We are also working on an online database that will contain hundreds of scientific studies, articles, videos, and documentaries on addiction and mental health. This database will be continuously updated and added to, which will ensure that we stay up-to-date on the latest scientific advances in the field.