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ISBN 978-1-59411-015-3

Price: $16.95

Pages: 294, includes full index and learning guides for parents and teachers

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Turning It Around: Causes and Cures for Today's Epidemic Social Problems is available by ordering from your local bookstore or by ordering from the major online bookstores.

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Typical social (community    and personal) problems    addressed by TIA:
violence, drug abuse, alcoholism, other addictions, road rage, office rage, bullying, homelessness, teenage rebellion, thrill-seeking and depression, major crime, even illiteracy, high divorce rates and personal problems that lead to neuroses, bankruptcy or emotional breakdowns.


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Current Commentary now has an article about various ways in which your health, your welfare and your life are under attack by people and agencies you believe you can trust.

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What is a social problem anyway? Despite the fact that we are surrounded by them and no one can escape them, some people are not aware of what social problems are and how deeply these problems impact their lives.

Each of us knows we have our own individual problems. That's personal. When many people have the same problem and that problem begins to cost taxpayer money to address it, it's a social problem. It's really that simple to define.

Almost all of the work conducted by police and social workers and much of the work of firefighters has to do with social problems. Teachers, who are primarily responsible for educating the children in their classes, have social problems when many classes have children called "discipline problems". Then those kids eventually leave school and create work for the police, different social problems.

Prisons are stark evidence of social problems. So are psychiatric hospitals. Most of the positions in these publicly funded institutions would disappear if, as children, the inmates had received better education in social and emotional skills.

They didn't know how to cope with the severe problems of adulthood, including those of relationships and personal finances, just surviving as an adult, so each took separate routes to going so far off course that they needed to be confined in taxpayer funded institutions.

Drugs and alcohol are recognized as social problems because addicts do antisocial acts to get money to pay for them. Break-ins, home invasions (break-ins where the resident is at home) and various other forms of robbery are done mostly to get money to buy drugs or other addictive substances.

Gambling, spousal abuse, child abuse, murder (most often of someone well known to the perpetrator), most forms of mental illness and many acts that are against the law are forms of social problems. They involve people other than the perpetrator, the person with the personal problem. When they do, then the problem becomes a social problem.

What do they all have in common? Almost all can be traced back to each individual's inability to cope with life problems that a majority of us manage to survive. They do not have the emotional or social skills to know what to do, where to turn, when they face a problem they perceive as severe.

Some turn inward, creating psychiatric illnesses for themselves. Some rebel and lash out at others. Some break the law to get money they believe they can't get any other way.

Think about it. If you suddenly had a severe financial problem that would cause you to lose everything you built your life on, who would you turn to? Does any government, the organizations that sponsor prisons, jails and psychiatric hospitals, have anyone you could contact for help or advice? For most of us, the answer is a clear NO. Why not? Compared with institutions, such positions would be dirt cheap to fund.

Social problems are issues that can be addressed. Easily and fairly cheaply. First we need to accept and admit that we need to do something--something positive and constructive, instead of something negative such as punishments--to change the way things are now.

Not taking steps to address these problems is itself a social problem. That's what Turning It Around is all about. Making solutions accessible to everyone.

"Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought."
- Albert Szent-Gyvrgyi, Nobel Prize for Medicine 1937 

Turning It Around not only addresses a lack of good information among new parents, it gives teachers what they need to know to fulfill their roles as parental replacements when kids are at school.

You don't need a license to become a parent. You do need this book as a guide to parenting and grandparenting.

TIA tells it straight, what kids need and how parents and teachers can provide it. It even shows school boards and state/provincial governments how they can make inexpensive changes to meet the needs of every community in the 21st century.

Turning It Around: Causes and Cures for Todays Epidemic Social Problems, available from all book stores and online book sellers. Just ask.

Bonus: Get the free ebook  "50 Gifts for Life" for joining the TIA support group. This "words of wisdom" book gives parents of teens topics that even the most reluctant of them will want to discuss.
It has loads of good advice for everyone. And the price is so right!
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In the process of reading, you will learn how you can better take control of your own life.

Sound impossible? It's not. In our desperate search for personal wealth and instant solutions to problems around us, we have overlooked the basics that hold any nation, any culture, any people, any family together. They are the cure.
The answers are around us, if we look in the right places. Look in this book first.


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