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The Sober World helps people that are addicted to a particular substance, thing or activity. Readers can learn what addiction is, how to treat their addiction and where they can go for help.Families can learn about the different drugs their loved ones are addicted to, and how to help them.

The HUB

The HUB

With great anticipation, Delray Beach awaits the opening of the Palm Beach County HUB hopefully towards the end of March 2021.  It will take place at 2158 West Atlantic Ave Suite...
Difference Between Panic and Anxiety

Do You Know the Difference Between Panic and Anxiety? Understanding the differences can help...

Anxiety Can Be Our Friend We, as humans, need anxiety. Why? Anxiety is information. It tells us when we must freeze, flee, or fight and mobilizes our body to respond quickly, without thinking....
Embracing Our Solitude

Embracing Our Solitude

The Pandemic of 2020 has forced many of us to maintain social distancing as we determine what it means to be alone and embrace our solitude. Many agree that being alone is...
The Bleakness of Poverty

The Bleakness of Poverty

In our global community, the concept of poverty has varied dependent upon our ideological perspectives. Our perspectives about the causation of poverty are frequently skewed by our relationship to poverty itself....
Stigma

Stigma

Hey, I have a question for you. Yes you! You know who you are. You're the one who hates. The one who goes around bashing people and spreading the stigma about...
THE PERFECT STORM

THE PERFECT STORM: THE ONSET OF BURNOUT

It has been a year of chaos, confusion, and complete madness. The pandemic is not the only thing to blame for the pandemonium plaguing our global community. For many within the...
THE SHAME OF ADDICTION

THE SHAME OF ADDICTION

Shame is an emotion that is well-known to all addicts. It is often the emotion that fuels addiction in the first place- the feeling of shame being so overwhelming that relief...
APPROVAL SEEKING

APPROVAL SEEKING

It is possible that seeking approval is the single most common, and possibly the most painful addiction ever created by mankind. It can be more devastating than heroin, more addictive than...
Early Recovery Insight

What Does That Mean? Early Recovery Insight

Recovery is the most overwhelming experience I’ve ever had.  Whether in a meeting room of complete strangers or in a treatment center learning to live among people of all backgrounds, the...
“We Shall Overcome…” Transcending Trauma and Thriving Through Group Psychotherapy

“We Shall Overcome…” Transcending Trauma and Thriving Through Group Psychotherapy

When I was a rookie addictions counselor, I had repeated run-ins with clinical supervisors. The conflicts centered around the abuse histories of men and women at the treatment centers where I...

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