Beverly Conyers is a mother of three grown children. She began writing about addiction when she discovered her youngest daughter had become addicted to heroin. Through her books, she hopes to reduce the stigma of addition to help families and friends develop effective coping strategies, and to offer support, strength, and hope by sharing fact-based information and real-life stories of struggle and recovery.
Conyers has previously written Addict in the Family: Stories of Loss, Hope and Recovery, Everything Changes: Help for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts, and The Recovering Heart: Emotional Sobriety for Women, many of which have become a tool in recovery centers worldwide.
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