Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Mental Health

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.

Recovering from Codependency: The Truth About People-Pleasing

The term “codependency” can mean different things to different people. Over the years, a number of authors have offered a variety of definitions for this difficult dynamic that seems to affect...
A Drug of Abuse

Self-Injury: A Drug of Abuse

We are in the midst of a hidden epidemic. An epidemic so large that it is affecting our youth in both the United States and the United Kingdom, in most of...

Is It Everyone Else Or Is It Me? Personality Disorders And How They Affect...

Please go away, go somewhere else. Please fly back home where you will be at least 1000 miles away. Please never come back. These are some of the common sentiments that people...

Facing The Truth Behind The Mask

“Recovery is about living more in truth than in lies... it’s about facing reality and growing up.” - Pia Mellody Over 2,500 years ago, in Athens Greece, playwrights like Sophocles introduced a...
I’m Sober. Now What?

I’m Sober. Now What?

Mary started drinking and using pills when she was 15. She is now 28 and has a year of sobriety. She works in the field of finance and has her own...

Is the Media to Blame for Eating Disorders?

Television, magazines, movies and books are a primary mode of entertainment for Americans of all ages. The media’s influence begins as early as toddlerhood. By age 5, children have received clear...

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Three

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. In this article, we will examine the third part of the surrender...

What Are the Most Common Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders constitute a spectrum of disorders from anorexia to bulimia and binge eating disorder. Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the U.S., where an estimated 1...

Involuntary Commitment Under Florida Law

In Florida, the law allows for two different types of involuntary commitment. Involuntary commitment of a loved one who is suffering from ‘mental illness’ or ‘substance abuse’ is always a difficult...

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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