Friday, December 9, 2022

Education

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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ON GRIEF AND GRIEVING: A LESSON IN LIBERATION

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FEEDING THE RECOVERING BRAIN FOR HOLIDAY SERENITY

It is our brain’s job to allow us to cope with stress gracefully, but to do that, it needs to be fed optimally! How can we optimally feed our brains this...
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LIVING BEYOND – HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND ADDICTION: THE EGREGIOUS EXPLOITATION OF OTHERS

There is a reason fairy tales most commonly end with happy endings. It is because nobody wants to face the realization of human depravity. The story would no longer be a...

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