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The Sober World has many articles related to a person’s psychological and emotional well-being who are struggling with mental health disorders. We provide information on different co-occurring disorders, such as bi-polar disorder, depression, trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and where they can go for help. Learn about different medications, and how to communicate with someone struggling with mental health.

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Regulation of Depression By a New Type of Brain Stimulation In Addicted Patients: Reedeming...

Depression is also known as clinical depression and major depressive disorder (MDD). This severe medical illness affects 15 million American adults every year or about 5-8% of the adult population of...
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DETACHING FROM OUR FALSE SELF

Humans are a troubled lot. Inundated by waves of fear and uncertainty, we welcome pain into our lives and needlessly suffer. Like psychotic shape shifters, we revisit the ugly...
GRANDPARENTS TO THE RESCUE

GRANDPARENTS TO THE RESCUE: A GENERATION OF ABANDONED CHILDREN

Grandparents often play two roles when their children have a substance use illness. One is the role of the “Giving Tree” and the other one I would like to share is...
Escaping Or Accepting

Escaping Or Accepting?

As far as I’m aware, there has been no time in history when the human race has had the majority of human beings attempting to accept their feelings rather than attempting...
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Substance Abuse Treatment Today

Roughly 3-5 percent of individuals completing inpatient treatment remain sober for 12 months or more. Is a 95% failure rate acceptable in any other business? Why has the treatment industry been...
ENTITLEMENT

ENTITLEMENT

The definition of Entitlement: the fact of having a right to something the amount to which a person has a right the belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or...
Spirit, Mind, And Body

Spirit, Mind, And Body (SMB)

It is time to do something radically different in the area of substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, mental health treatment and holistic wellness. The question I continually ask myself is, “are we...
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Researchers Call for a Unified Approach to Preventing Suicides and Other Self-Injury Deaths

Self-injury mortality (SIM), a composite of all methods of suicide and estimated non-suicide deaths from drug self-intoxication, has surpassed diabetes as the seventh leading cause of death in the United States,...
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SPIRITUAL CONFUSION: A ROADBLOCK TO RECOVERY

Spirituality is considered to be a critical component to achieving a successful recovery. In fact, it’s the cornerstone of most 12-Step programs. It’s also a concept that’s frequently misunderstood, which can...
Boundaries in Addiction

Creating Boundaries in Addiction: A Win-Win

Do you feel like your addicted child is running your home—and your life—whether that child lives with you or not? Are your emotional resources drained because you feel responsible for your...

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