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The Sober World has many articles for people that are struggling with severe despondency, dejection or are suicidal.The Sober World has resources such as therapist and treatments centers equipped to help your loved one get help for their depression. The Sober World has many articles to help learn what depression is, the causes of it, what you can do to help someone struggling with depression and medications that are available.

Discovering our Mystical Self

Discovering our Mystical Self

"This above all: to thine own self be true" ~ Shakespeare In his horrific autobiography "Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines," Nic Sheff reflects on advice given to him by Spencer, his sponsor. "As...
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How Could I Wish It Had Been An Overdose?

My husband and I had just had dinner at a restaurant when he got a call on his mobile phone. The officer who called said they’d meet us in the parking...
A Disease That Needs Healing

A Disease That Needs Healing

One year after the most tragic event in our country took place, I experienced a moment of blissful laughter that I did not know I was capable of feeling without the...
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THE REAL REASONS WHY MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER ARE DYING FROM DRUGS, ALCOHOL,...

Experts break down the top reasons why hundreds of thousands continue to die from these causes with every passing year. In America, a quiet catastrophe is...
Opioid Epidemic

Back To School-Tips For Parents During An Opioid Epidemic

Seeing those first ‘Back to School’ signs elicit a lot of different feelings for teens and parents. At its best, school can add structure, socialization and the promise of a successful...
SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR

WHAT FAMILY MEMBERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR

Not all substance abusers manifest suicidal behavior, but too many do. A CDC toxicology study of suicide victims found over one-third positive for alcohol and just under one-fifth positive for opiates....
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...
Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) –Final Statement on the Global Drug Epidemic: Insights from...

Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of this Global Issue On November 24 and 25, 2016, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) held a meeting at the Vatican with international experts, led and inspired...
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FILLING THE EMPTIED WELL: TREATING CO-DEPENDENCY AS A STRESS-RELATED DISORDER- PART 1 OF 3

Co-dependents have a bad rap! As family members of those with addictive disorders, we are often considered harder to treat than the addicts themselves. We are frequently angry, rigid, blaming, lying...
UNHAPPINESS

THE UNITED STATES OF UNHAPPINESS

"Come on people now, Smile on your brother, Everybody get together, Try to love one another right now." - Youngbloogs (1967) These are not our finest hours. As a nation, we are frustrated...

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