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My Name Is Funky and I'm an Alcoholic : A Story About Alcoholism and Recovery (Paperback)

Author: Batiuk, Tom

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In 1972, Tom Batiuk created a comic strip about high school student, Funky Winkerbean, and his pals. Today the characters are adults and the comic strip explores sensitive, real-life issues such as breast cancer, teen pregnancy, and addiction. My Name is Funky and I''m an Alcoholic chronicles the three-year plot line of Funky Winkerbean''s slide into alcoholism and his eventual recovery. Readers see how Funky''s marriage, friendships, and work begin to suffer as drinking takes center stage in his life. Readers also learn about how an intervention works when Funky''s friends confront him and urge him to seek addiction treatment. Readers also get a glimpse into what happens in a treatment program, how Twelve Step meetings work, and just how easy it is to relapse. In the end, readers experience the promise of recovery by witnessing Funky''s commitment to living one day at a time.

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Publisher Hazelden
Mfg Part# 9781592853779
SKU 204494262
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1592853773
Release Date 8/1/2007
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