Sunday, August 9, 2020

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.

Understanding Prescription Drug Addiction

Somewhere, at this very moment, a man’s wife agonizes as she receives a call from the police—her husband has been arrested for forging prescriptions for tranquilizers. In another community, a mother...

The Untold Secret

Actually, it is not a secret but more like an aspect of addiction hidden in plain sight. For decades we’ve split off mental health from addiction and alcoholism. The history of...

Collateral Damage of Addiction

When formulating my thoughts for this article I realized the first thing I must say is how sorry I am for the need for such words. And how sorry that you,...

FARR: Standards For Recovery Residences

Florida has long been home to some of the finest recovery homes in the nation; residences operated by ethical management who are singularly focused on the well-being of those they serve....

Alternative Medicine

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE can often play an extremely useful role in the treatment of compulsive gamblers. The alternative treatments available enhance the traditional modalities that are used in treatment to form a...

The Transformational Link To Successful Addiction Recovery: Live For More

On February 7, 2010, trailing 10-6 to the Indianapolis Colts at halftime of Super Bowl XLIV, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton made one of the gutsiest calls in Super...

Young Adults and Extended Care

You do not need to read a study to know that the number of young adults struggling with addiction is at an epidemic level. While many are working on understanding why...

Addiction Is A Game

Contrary to popular opinion, we’re not losing the war on drugs. Our children are. They are playing an old game, Russian roulette, with new weapons. The guns have been replaced with pills, alcohol,...

Co-occurring Disorders Can Pose a Double Threat In Treatment

Dually diagnosed individuals suffer from coexisting independent disorders that require simultaneous integrated intervention to achieve the best outcomes. The general strategy is to blend recovery model notions with mental health ones....

Money And Early Recovery

Sobriety is not just about staying away from our addiction of choice. It involves an entire shift in the way we think and live. Many people overlook the importance of the...

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