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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.

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...
Dry January: Thirty-One Days of Sobriety

Dry January: Thirty-One Days of Sobriety

Dry January is a thought-provoking experiment that challenged individuals to abstain from drinking for a month-long period. It began in 2013, when Alcohol Concern UK, a British charity, asked people to...
IT’S ALL ABOUT SPIRITUALITY

IT’S ALL ABOUT SPIRITUALITY

After more than fifty eight years of continuous sobriety, it still bothers me when I’m attending a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous and I hear someone start talking about “the spiritual part...
GRAPH WHY SOMEONE DOESNT SEEK HELP FOR ADDICTION

Why Only 1 in 8 People Get Treatment for Addiction

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health is the nation’s most comprehensive annual survey on key indicators of substance abuse and mental health in the United States. In September of...
Women’s Addiction Needs Are Different

Women’s Addiction Needs Are Different

Addiction is addiction – doesn’t matter whether you’re a man or a woman, right? Wrong, very wrong. Women are the fastest growing segment of substance abusers in the country. Women who abuse...
recovery from alcohol abuse

RECOVERY FROM ALCOHOL ABUSE PAVED THE WAY FOR CANCER SURVIVAL

“New Beginnings Are Often Disguised as Painful Endings” ~ Lao Tzu WHOA The lump on my throat popped out when I raised my head to the water streaming down on me in the...
SLY STONE’S FALL FROM GRACE

SLY STONE’S FALL FROM GRACE

Before withdrawing into the inner-city slums, Sylvester Stone had been a transformative musical legend. With his Family Stone, he turned Max Yasgur’s farm into a dance party, traded rock for funk,...
DRUG CULTURE AND THE CULTURE OF RECOVERY

DRUG CULTURE AND THE CULTURE OF RECOVERY

Historically, the field of substance use treatment focuses on cultures based on language, ethnicity, race, and national origin, with little or no attention to an individual’s drug culture. In turn, this...
Setting Boundaries: Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself

Setting Boundaries: Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself

As anyone who cares about an addict knows, these relationships can be very difficult. The basic challenge for loved ones of addicts of any kind is to continue to care without...
Ketamine: The Many Faces of the Chameleon Drug

Ketamine: The Many Faces of the Chameleon Drug

Because of its many faces, Ketamine has been called the “chameleon drug.” Now, this popular club drug has reappeared on the streets, as a tool for law enforcement. Elijah McClain was a...

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