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The Sober World provides informative articles on many different topics such as genetics, relationships, education, sobriety, living a healthy life free of substances, the impact of addiction on one’s health, yoga, meditation, healthy diets, depression, co-occurring disorders, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, heroin, addiction, opiate addiction, Benzo addiction and more.

The Truth About Addiction Treatment

The Truth About Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a chronic, incurable, life-threatening illness that can be managed. We have learned more on the subject of addiction in the last thirty-years than all prior accumulative knowledge. We now...
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A Gut Feeling on The Future of Addiction Treatment

What I find concerning in most modern addiction treatment programs is the lack of integration of new scientifically proven effective modalities with self-help programs. Let me be clear in saying self-help...
INTERVENTION

LOVE = INTERVENTION: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

Love will bring up anything unlike itself for the purpose of healing. ~ Iyanla Vanzant The statistics are staggering. State and local agencies across the US report shocking comparisons. In one year,...
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SAVING MYSELF

I walked down the church hallway looking for the support group for parents of addicts. Entering the room, I kept my head down, avoiding eye contact. The room was...
THE HAPPINESS OF AGING WELL

THE HAPPINESS OF AGING WELL

“ Mens sana in corpore sano” ~ Roman poet Juvenal (c.55 – 127 AD) A sound mind in a sound body is more than just an ancient Spartan proverb. It sagely and...
TOWARD A BRAIN HEALTHY LIFE

TOWARD A BRAIN HEALTHY LIFE

Last November, those of a certain age were sadly reminded of the death of President John F. Kennedy fifty years ago in 1963. While we’re now learning of his flaws, in...
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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...
mental health and substance

WHAM! USING WHOLE HEALTH ACTION MANAGEMENT TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE CONCERNS

Over 60 years ago, Dr. Brock Chisholm, a psychiatrist and the first Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) said “Without mental health there can be no true physical health.” It’s...
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Will I Ever Sleep? Sleep In Year One

The first year of sobriety is incredibly stressful, and if you are maintaining sobriety you deserve all the self-praise you can muster. During this first year, you may struggle with roller-coaster emotions...

Addiction And Recovery

I feel it is important to approach recovery in much the same way I approach all of my patients – holistically – body, soul (mind) and spirit. The triad of body-mind-spirit...

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