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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.

PTSD AND ADDICTION IN MILITARY VETERANS

Our veterans are special in many ways. They have made contributions to our safety and freedom in ways that are impossible to calculate or appreciate. Exposure to the trauma of mayhem and...
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A Disease That Needs Healing

One year after the most tragic event in our country took place, I experienced a moment of blissful laughter that I did not know I was capable of feeling without the...
PARENTS SURVIVING THE DRUG EPIDEMIC

PARENTS SURVIVING THE DRUG EPIDEMIC

We are in the middle of a national crisis, a drug epidemic that is killing our children at an extremely rapid rate. Your average parent doesn’t know anything about opioids, addiction,...

Drug Treatment And The Evolution Of The Soul

You are not who you think you are. Most of us identify with our ego, the self that is attached to everything around us. The self that takes offense to others...

Tja Ki: Trauma And Addiction

Tja Ki was discovered by Catholic nuns in an empty Korean clinic early one morning. She had been left there by her mother the night before, apparently because her mother knew...

FLORIDA’S FUTURE IS NOW

The FARR brand is now comprised of two distinct organizations. Each has a unique mission and is served by an independent Board of Directors. The Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR,...

The Truth Is Relentless

We don’t aspire to tell another they’ve got life wrong. We desperately hope they see what a mess they are making of their life—our life. We hint at them to reverse...

BEING THERE FOR YOUR KIDS IN RECOVERY

On December 31, 1996, the day after I got sober, the last thing I wanted to face was what I had done to my kids. Prior to sobriety, as a father,...

Trauma And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder And Adolescent Substance Use Disorder

There is a growing recognition of the extent of exposure to psychological trauma among substance using adolescents and its potential to compromise the effectiveness of treatment for substance use disorders. This...
RESET THERAPY

RESET THERAPY: AN ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT FOR ADDICTION

Twenty years ago, we knew very little about how memory was stored in the brain let alone how to alter it. Neither were we aware of the critical role that memory...

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