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If your struggling with drug or alcohol abuse and are looking to get sober, The Sober World has many resources that can help. There are treatment centers that can help you get sober and live in a state of sobriety without the use of drugs or alcohol.

For People Who Can’t Stand Self-Indulgence in Others, But Often Forgive It In Themselves

Years ago, when I was a creative director in the ad biz, I wrote a headline for a luxury item which read: “For People Who Can’t Stand Self-Indulgence in Others, But...

Aftercare A Must In Addiction Recovery

It is tempting for those who have made it through an addiction treatment program to conclude that their problems are over. Getting help for an addiction is a great achievement, but...

Back to the Basics of Recovery Step Four (Continued)

For those of you who are reading The Sober World for the first time, Wally P is taking us through the steps each month. For those of you who would like...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALCOHOL AND THE DEVELOPING TEENAGE BRAIN

Studies at McLean Hospital and elsewhere have shown that alcohol affects the brains of adolescents in profound and dangerous ways. During the teenage and early adult years, the brain is still...

Belief In Overcoming Addiction

Belief Is Not Fact – Do you Believe Drugs and Alcohol Have Power? Beliefs can be incredibly powerful, in ways you’d never expect. Take placebo studies for example. In one study, asthmatic patients...

Tough Love… A Blessing in Disguise

When I finally broke down and attended my first Al-Anon meeting, I was eight months sober and it had been a long time coming. I was attending AA meetings every day,...
RECOVERY AND FOOTBALL CAN GO HAND-IN-HAND

RECOVERY AND FOOTBALL CAN GO HAND-IN-HAND

Fall is upon us. School has started and students have descended upon university campuses across the country. The beginning of the fall semester is always full of hope and promise. It...
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Reflections On 24 Years

I became addicted to alcohol and drugs at the age of twelve when I first began using substances. The first time that I got drunk, I woke up in the hospital...
Post-Acute Withdrawal

POST-ACUTE WITHDRAWAL AND THE FAMILY

If there’s one thing I wish I knew when I was first getting sober, and when my son was getting clean and sober, it’s the information I’m about to share with...
Not Alone

Take A Breath: You Are Not Alone

What a relief! The boys are both off to college and all is well with the world! It’s time to enjoy the Empty Nest Syndrome and relish in the fact that the...

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