Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Addiction

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.

Back to the Basics of Recovery - Step Two

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Two

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. In the first article of this series, I presented some of the guidelines that AA sponsors used in...
man drinking surrounded with bottles of liquor

WHEN DONOVAN MOVED ON

“Sorry seems to be the saddest word,” ~ Elton John Donovan was adept at saying “I’m sorry.” After receiving his third DUI, he apologized to his wife, Mary Anne, and again after he...
THE JOEY LETTER

THE JOEY LETTER

My Dear Child, I miss you. I ache for you to fill your place in my life. Will I ever again feel your hug? Hear your laugh? See you proud? I don’t want...
man handing marijuana to woman

STONED BABIES AND UNDERACHIEVING ADULTS

Physicians and medical professionals routinely warn women not to use marijuana while they are pregnant or nursing. Why? The best available scientific evidence has established that exposure to marijuana’s psychoactive constituent,...
Black singer on drugs

DRUGS AND THE BLACK AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Heroin (Diacetylmorphine), a semi-synthetic narcotic derived from morphine, was created in 1847 by a chemist at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London and used as a cold medication...
The Road to Resilience luncheon

The Road to Resilience Luncheon

The Road to Resilience luncheon held on March 12 at the Wycliffe Country Club, which I co-chaired along with Diane and Bob Herzog, was a huge success. We had over 250...
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...
Difference Between Percocet And Vicodin

What Is The Difference Between The Drugs Percocet And Vicodin?

With so many drugs on the market today – both medical drugs and illegal drugs – it’s important to understand what these drugs are and the differences and similarities between them....
Family Weekend

Family Affair: The Recovery Team’s Family Weekend

Family weekend, the Recovery Team strives to do everything possible to help those suffering from the disease of addiction to lead a sober and healthy life. In order to accomplish this...
Addiction In Families

Breaking The Cycle Of Addiction In Families

Addiction In Families, being born into my family meant that there was an underlying assumption that addiction would be a part of my life. My father and mother were both children...

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