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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.

THE EYES OF A BACK ROW BAPTIST

AA THROUGH THE EYES OF A BACK ROW BAPTIST

Take a second, close your eyes, and think about what I am describing. You walk up to a large room, the only thing more energizing than the hot coffee, is the...
Dual Recovery Made Simple(r)

Dual Recovery Made Simple(r)

As an addiction psychiatrist, I have been working directly with individuals who have co-occurring conditions (formerly known as “dual diagnosis”) and their families for over 30 years. I have also directly...
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Focus On People Doing Good, Not Doing Drugs

Why do people who previously had problems related to their drug use introduce themselves by telling us the length of their sobriety? That’s what I was thinking as I sat and...
HOW TO CHOOSE A RECOVERY RESIDENCE

HOW TO CHOOSE A RECOVERY RESIDENCE

2015 was filled with newspaper articles and TV news segments covering law enforcement investigations squarely aimed at patient brokering and insurance fraud. Allegations paint a picture of an industry rife with...
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Doing Tough Love On My Son- Led Me To My Own Recovery

As the mother of a recovering addict, I am blessed that my son eventually chose sobriety. And, for sure, being sober is a choice. Every day, my son consciously chooses to...
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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...
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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...
Addiction Is A Game

Addiction Is A Game

Contrary to popular opinion, we’re not losing the war on drugs. Our children are. They are playing an old game, Russian roulette, with new weapons. The guns have been replaced with pills, alcohol,...
M.I.N.E. Program

The M.I.N.E. Program Motivates, Inspires, Nurtures, and Empowers

The M.I.N.E. Program: In 1935, when Alcoholics Anonymous was founded, the general opinion among physicians was that: “Most chronic alcoholics are doomed.” (A.A. PXXX) A.A. changed that death sentence. “We of Alcoholics Anonymous are...
Schizophrenia and substance use disorder

Schizophrenia and substance use disorder: The split molecular genetics of Dopamine and Endorphins

Schizophrenia Ranks among the top 10 causes of disability in developed countries worldwide. The prevalence rate for schizophrenia at any given time is the number of individuals affected per 1,000 total...

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