Sunday, August 9, 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.

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LIVING BEYOND – FIRST RESPONDERS AND ADDICTION: THROUGH THE EYES OF A FIRST RESPONDER

As a first responder and psychologist, I have been in the midst of some of the most horrific and unimaginable scenes. All the training in the world can never...
depressed woman on phone

FEELING DEPRESSED? TEN GUIDELINES FOR STARTING DEPRESSION RECOVERY

Depression is a serious problem that leads to relapse for many recovering people. The book, Depression and Relapse, helps people understand how similar tools can be used to treat...
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COLLEGE MENTAL HEALTH: A CHECKLIST FOR PARENTS

Be sure to learn more about what resources are available at your child’s college or university to help support their mental health Approximately four million students...
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DEPRESSION AND RELAPSE UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND HOW IT IMPACTS RECOVERY

Depression and Substance Use DisordersDepression is the most common behavioral health diagnosis among adults. An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from depression according to the World...
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POSTSECONDARY TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION IN RECOVERY

Some of the greatest losses for many individuals who have struggled with addiction is the loss of a supportive networks of families, friends, and communities. Since the 1930’s, recovery...
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HOW A MOBILE APP CAN HELP TREAT ADDICTION AND MOOD DISORDERS

Limited access to mental health care is one of the biggest public health problems facing us today. Technology can help us change that. Maintaining your mental...
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TAKING TIME OFF FOR MENTAL HEALTH

There has been much discussion lately about whether it’s okay to take a day or two off to attend to your mental health. As a psychologist, I’m certainly an...
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THE REAL REASONS WHY MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER ARE DYING FROM DRUGS, ALCOHOL,...

Experts break down the top reasons why hundreds of thousands continue to die from these causes with every passing year. In America, a quiet catastrophe is...
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LIVING BEYOND – WHY STAY SOBER?

WHY STAY SOBER? The struggle of an addict is like non other. For the addict and those intimately involved with the addict, the angst that comes...
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IS UNTREATED MENTAL ILLNESS HURTING YOUR BOTTOM LINE?

Depression, anxiety, and substance use may not seem like things that an employer should concern themselves with, but the reality is that mental health can have a critical impact...

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