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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.

Secondhand Drinking/Drugging (SHDD): Understand It, Prevent It and We Can Go a Long Ways...

Secondhand Drinking/Drugging (SHDD) is a term to describe the impacts on others of a person’s drinking or drug abuse behaviors. These behaviors include: verbal, physical and emotional abuse, pointless arguments, fights,...

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Five

Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. In a previous article, I described how, during A.A.’s early days, the sponsor and sponsee together...

Addiction, Recovery, And Coming Out Of Your Comfort Zones

I believe that every person on this planet, without exception, uses at least one addictive behavior designed to distract them from having to deal with difficult feelings and painful situations. As...
Be Optimistic

Learn To Be Optimistic

I know it is difficult to be optimistic when we constantly encounter negativity and pessimism around us. Remember, recovery is all about hope, so your best option is to be optimistic...
A Marchman Act Case Study

A Marchman Act Case Study

The Client was referred to us by a very respected Psychologist. Her daughter was completely out of control - running away, drinking and smoking crack in the “hood”. She was also...

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...

What Is An Intervention?

The most difficult part of dealing with addiction is that the addict does not feel that they have a problem. In fact, most are quite convinced that the problem is not...

Alcohol-Related Illnesses In Alcoholics With Long-Term Sobriety — A Pilot Study

This is the conclusion of a 2 part article which was in our October issue. _____________________________________________________ As stated earlier, this study is specific to ailments relating to the liver, pancreas and brain. It...

Back to the Basics of Recovery Step Four (Continued)

For those of you who are reading The Sober World for the first time, Wally P is taking us through the steps each month. For those of you who would like...

Scrambled Eggs… And Brain-Fried Chickens

I’m sure I’m not the only one who immediately thinks about chickens and eggs almost every time they hear the word comorbidity. But the first time I found a hash pipe...

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