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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.

Trading Your Addiction

This is a letter of warning to all people in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction or to those who know someone in recovery. Do not gamble. Do not go to casinos. Do not...

Addicted Families And Friends

Addicts are addicted to their drug or activity of choice. Families and friends are more often than not addicted to controlling the behavior of the addict. Because we do not wish...
A Drug of Abuse

Self-Injury: A Drug of Abuse

We are in the midst of a hidden epidemic. An epidemic so large that it is affecting our youth in both the United States and the United Kingdom, in most of...

Choosing a Treatment Center

Searching Google for an addiction treatment center results in 1, 620,000 + listings. Most have fabulous websites, enticing advertisements and generally speaking strong marketing techniques. The real question is how one...

The Un-Working of The 12 Steps: The Road to Relapse

How can someone who has completed all 12 steps relapse? The Alcoholics Anonymous: Big Book says, “What we really have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual...

Have we the Professionals Forgotten the Importance of Family Love?

Parents don’t know how to parent a young adult who is an alcoholic and/or drug addict. Period! What they do know, is that there comes a point when they reach outside...
I’m Sober. Now What?

I’m Sober. Now What?

Mary started drinking and using pills when she was 15. She is now 28 and has a year of sobriety. She works in the field of finance and has her own...

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Three

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. In this article, we will examine the third part of the surrender...

When It’s Time To Intervene: Tips on Selecting an Intervention Specialist

A family intervention, when well executed, can be an extremely powerful and potentially life-saving tool. The act of coming together as a family (with friends, other supports) to discuss a person’s...

Stages Of Change

Why do some people stop using drugs and alcohol when it becomes a problem while others do not? A person’s ability to make important changes in his or her life depends...

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