In Don't Let Them Call You an Alcoholic, Nancy Carlson shares her firsthand struggles in life caused by developing low-esteem and alcoholism, although she was raised in a religious, and alcohol-free community. She was not exempt from experiencing difficulty in her relationships. Her inadequacies to understand relationships and problem-solving manifested as a disease. In her story she tells of many struggles, and failures on her road to recovery. She writes to help others and give them courage, inspiration, and hope. The disease of addiction touches many.
This book is considered as a self-help, and a inspiration to victims of addiction and their families. Not just alcoholism, but also those in general who fight lives with many battles.