It has been recognized recently that all addictive behavior - whether it be smoking, alcohol intake, shopaholics, workaholics, playing games, watching TV too much, having a lot of sex, doing a lot of exercises to buying a book and not reading it, and others - work the same general way the brain works - the song "Waiting."By understanding and acting on this knowledge, you can stop the addictive behavior in its tracks - and break the general pattern of transition from dependence on it.Each year, several million people have chosen to join a support group for people who have problems with drugs of alcohol and / or the nature or treatment. Unlike people who care about our customers and consumers of services, this treatment is not their first time, they are usually poorly informed about these services and do not support the range of treatment options and the types of groups offered at this time.They are also likely not to be aware of why a particular approach would be a good choice for this kind of problem, but would be a bad choice, or even dangerous to others. Clearly, in a state of emergency, many people are faced with problems of drugs; they and their loved ones can be found working with the first treatment option that is presented.Nevertheless, some methods for solving the dependence are not suitable for certain types of situations, or simply do not work. More importantly, perhaps, it is because they are dealing with a drug problem that is a deep and prolonged one.Diana Thorgill is a prolific author of health related books. With this book about Addiction Recovery she provides much needed information for people who are recovering from an addiction, and their loved ones.