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The Sober World would like to help individuals return to a normal state of health, mind and strength. On our website you will find many treatment centers able to provide the proper treatment you need to get healthy. We also have an assortment of recovery related articles that you can educate yourself on all aspects of recovery.

“GIVING VOICE TO RECOVERY”

“GIVING VOICE TO RECOVERY”

My story is one of music, family, addiction, recovery, advocacy- and more music. My musical talents surfaced and stood out early in life. As the middle child of nine, I learned to...

RECOVERY RESIDENCE ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Florida Certification Board (FCB) is pleased to offer the Certified Recovery Residence Administrator (CRRA) credential to eligible applicants. The CRRA is the person responsible for the overall management of the Recovery Residence;...
DISENGAGING WITH LOVE

DISENGAGING WITH LOVE: FOSTERING RESILIENCE IN RECOVERY

”Some say “detach”, some say “disengage”. Here is why I choose the latter: The parking-brake mechanism engages the teeth on the output to hold the car still. This is the section of...
FINAL FAILURE

NO SUCH THING AS A FINAL FAILURE

You’ve relapsed so many times, after any number of treatment facilities; maybe you have thrown your hands up in the air and decided you just simply cannot stay clean. Or maybe you’ve...
ADDICTION AMNESIA

ADDICTION AMNESIA

Writer and Philosopher George Santayana is attributed with one of the most famous insights about progress, change and retained experience. He stated, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to...
BIGOTRY OF LOW EXPECTATIONS

DEFYING THE SOFT BIGOTRY OF LOW EXPECTATIONS

My name is Andrew Burki and I’m a person in long term recovery who hasn’t found it necessary to take drugs or drink alcohol since December 5, 2001. I’m the product...

Does The Treatment Industry Need To Adopt FCAT Standards?

Teachers in Florida spend months preparing their students for the FCAT, Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The goal set by the State of Florida was to increase student achievement by implementing higher...

Redemption And Happiness Are Found In Recovery

Alcoholism and addiction are thieves that will steal your soul, spirit, sanity and self and never feel guilty about doing it or apologize for it. Neither one of them has any...
Interview With Dave Pelzer

Interview With Dave Pelzer

Dave Pelzer is the author of several autobiographical and self-help books but he is best known for his 1995 memoir of child abuse, A Child Called “it”. It was the #1...
book with page opened to addiction

How To Understand Addiction

We all know what is wrong with addiction; we need to inquire what is “right” about it. In other words, what does the user seek, what temporary benefit does he or...

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