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Addiction Recovery: Recommended Resources

A research guide for finding Addiction Recovery resources in the BC3 Library and on the Internet, complied by the BC3 Librarians

Suggested Databases for Articles on Addiction Recovery

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.

TED Talk: How isolation fuels opioid addiction

Additional TED Talks on Addiction Recovery

Here are some additional educational and inspiring talks and performances, filmed at TED conferences and events. 


Featured Print Books


The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for addiction recovery and related topics. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.

Browsing the Stacks

Addiction recovery books in the library can be found using the call number 362.29

Some books may also be found on the shelves using the call number 610.73 which is for books on nurses/the nursing field. 


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Featured E-Books

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