The back cover of the book reads: "In difficult situations, the hurting are looking for hope. This nonfiction work attempts to fill that void and provide answers. The strategies spelled out here can bring peace in spite of the storm and bring direction as to which way to head. This book may not be a cure-all for every ill, but it definitely speaks to the places people live. Whether you are a counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, patient or someone battling some form of addictive behavior, you will benefit from this book."