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Therapy is important to everyone’s recovery and is probably the most important part of recovery. For information about recovery, or finding a therapist, let The Sober World help you. We have many resources available.

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MUSIC THERAPY IN ADDICTIONS TREATMENT

I sit in a small, unadorned room with ten other women—all residents of an addictions treatment facility in Dayton, Ohio. Samia’s hands rest casually on the tubano drum, positioned on the...
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PROBLEM-SOLVING GROUP THERAPY

Problem-Solving Group Therapy teaches a powerful and effective model of group therapy that meets the needs of behavioral health professionals including counselors, supervisors, group members, group leaders, and clinical managers, both in...
Mental Health Professional

Find a Therapist: How to Choose the Right Mental Health Professional for You

Finding a therapist that’s right for you can be an important step in addiction recovery. There are many things that you can do on your own...
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What is Love? Identifying Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

What is love? There are a variety of ideas, philosophies and beliefs around the concept of love.  Love is romanticized in the movies, novels, and on Broadway. Love has...
PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS

PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS SHOW PROMISE AS AN EFFECTIVE ADDICTION THERAPY – NO YOU ARE NOT...

One of the greatest sources of consternation in my life is the way our political leaders and lawmakers continue to respond to the greatest drug epidemic the world has...
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PURDUE PHARMA- WHEN WILL JUSTICE BE SERVED?

As a Registered Nurse, if I gave my patient a drug that resulted in their death, I would be held accountable. April 17,2018- one passenger is killed when an engine malfunctions on...
women with self injury scars

DIFFERENT BEHAVIORS, SIMILAR ISSUES: THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN SELF-INJURY AND SUBSTANCE USE

Children as young as 3 years of age are doing it. Adults who do this are 37 times more likely to attempt suicide in a one-year period. You have 12-months to intervene before...
NEGATIVE SPIRAL

HOW TO GET OUT OF A “NEGATIVE SPIRAL”

We all go through trials and tribulations in life. We experience pain, discomfort, sadness and disappointment as human beings. We know what it is like to feel down and in the...
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INTERVENTION: THE JOHNSON MODEL

When Vernon Johnson wrote I’ll Quit Tomorrow in 1973, and Intervention: How to Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help in 1986, his radical ideas were met with resistance from many groups....
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SHELVE IT: TOOLS OF THE SOBER TRADE

Recently, I was engaged in a sobriety conversation with a random stranger while waiting for an elevator at the doctor’s office. I can’t remember how the conversation started, but she asked...

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