Saturday, October 31, 2020
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The Sober World provides information for families who have a loved one struggling with addiction/mental health. We have self-help groups, information on medication assisted treatment,drug paraphernalia and more. The Sober World has some questions you can ask when your loved one is ready to go to treatment. We have lists of family groups, AA- Alcoholics Anonymous, Smart Recovery, Nar-Anon, Al-Anon and Families anonymous.The Sober World provides quality treatment centers, detox centers, sober living, extended care and more. Addiction is a family affair and parents need to learn all they can about addiction/mental health and learn to take care of themselves.

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Social Distancing, Isolation, and Staying Healthy

Social Distancing, Isolation, and Staying Healthy

I turn the faucet on and sing "Happy Birthday." Twice. To stop the spread of the coronavirus, I obey the government guidelines- social distancing, isolation, and staying healthy. What I can’t wash...
prostitution, sex trafficking and bondage of the human mind

Prostitution, Sex Trafficking and Bondage of the Human Mind

Other than TV, the first time I heard about sex for hire, I was sixteen years old. I had just interviewed for my first job. During the interview, I quickly decided...
DISCRIMINATION-MANAGING THESE TURBULENT TIMES

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In the wake of George Floyd, I respectfully compose this article. The intent of my article is not to debate or facilitate hate or discrimination. I write this article from a...
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...
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12 Tips for Parents of College Students Home Due to COVID-19

Over the past several weeks, I have been thinking a lot about what it is like for parents who suddenly find themselves living with their bright eyed, I know everything, independent...
OVERCOMING ADDICTION FOR THOSE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

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Serving others produce a chemical reaction in your body that makes you feel a natural high and better about yourself. Recent research studies have shown that people with autism who drink or...
SMART RECOVERY® MOVES MASSIVELY ONLINE AMID COVID-19

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Like the minor wave that precedes the tsunami, the first call came in early March from Roger Weiss, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Addictions at McLean...
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Obesity: A Major Health Crisis

As the most affluent country in the world, America should know better. We are suffering a decades-long health crisis- obesity, that is, bite by bite and pound by pound, killing us....
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RECOVERY IS A FAMILY AFFAIR

“The entire family is in recovery. Every person in this room is in recovery. The sooner you accept this truth and begin to focus on your own growth and recovery process,...

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