Constance Curry and Kristina Wandzilak talk about The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare.
This riveting memoir of survival and transformation reveals the true story of a daughter's decline into alcohol and drug addiction, prostitution and homelessness, and her mother's efforts to rescue her - Book Passage
Constance Curry has been in co-dependency recovery for many years. She has studied and tried to understand the disorder that took over her life and the lives of those she loved most. She has been on various educational speaker panels for practicing therapists and teachers talking on the intricate subject of addiction and family recovery.
Connie started the first women's golf tournament to raise money for the children's center at the Family Service Agency. The money raised was used to provide private therapy for children in need.
Kristina Wandzilak is the Executive director of Full Circle Intervention, a nationally recognized presenter and author. She has worked in the chemical dependency field since 1994. Kristina has been specializing in intervention since 1998 and opened the doors of Full Circle Intervention, with the vision of bringing respectful intervention to families who are in crisis with addiction.
Traveling throughout the United States and internationally, Kristina and Full Circle are well known for successful, compassionate intervention work. She has been a topic speaker at national conferences, college campuses and numerous conventions. Kristina studied addiction at UC Berkeley and the University of Phoenix.
Co-authors Constance Curry and Kristina Wandzilak discuss their experience struggling with drug and alcohol addiction at the heart of their book, The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare.