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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.

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INTERVIEW WITH JANIS WINEHOUSE

I had the pleasure of interviewing Janis Winehouse who lost her only, very talented daughter Amy, who died from alcohol poisoning due to excessive drinking. Patricia: As you know, I interviewed Mitch...
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...
WHEN DENIAL BECOMES AN AFFLICTION: IT’S OK TO TALK ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS

WHEN DENIAL BECOMES AN AFFLICTION: IT’S OK TO TALK ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS

For years, addiction and mental illness were not talked about in the same sentence. They were not considered part of the same family. They were not even treated as distant relatives....
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WHY STAY SOBER IF I’M DYING?

I had just completed a workshop on relapse prevention. As I was leaving the conference room, a thin and frail-looking man from the audience approached me. “Mr. Gorski,” he said, “My...
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A NEW ATTITUDE FOR A CLEAN AND SOBER NEW YEAR

“The altitude of your attitude is based upon the fullness of your gratitude.” Martin Jackson Whenever an individual, family member, friend or loved one is struggling with, or on a journey with someone...
Taking Back Power - Finding The Way Back After Hitting Rock Bottom

Taking Back Power – Finding The Way Back After Hitting Rock Bottom

As the saying goes, once you hit rock-bottom, there’s no place to go but up. My experience with overcoming alcoholism is a testament to the adage. Having dug my way out,...
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Changing Seats On The Titantic: Cross Addiction

Understanding Addiction Addiction is a bio-psycho-social illness that disrupts the lives not only of the person who is addicted but also their family, friends, co-workers and neighbors. Addiction is an illness because...
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Double Trouble In Recovery: 12-Step Support For Mental Illness And Addiction

If you ask anyone dealing with a substance use problem what “AA” means, they will immediately say “Alcoholics Anonymous.” Established in the 1930’s, AA is a well-known, effective peer-run approach used...
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The Truth About Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a chronic, incurable, life-threatening illness that can be managed. We have learned more on the subject of addiction in the last thirty-years than all prior accumulative knowledge. We now...
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A Mindful Recovery

Robert completed inpatient treatment a few weeks ago. While there, he learned about addiction, explored some of the thoughts and feelings surrounding his substance use, and worked on improving a few...

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