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Therapy

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.

Success Story

A Success Story

I have lived an unconventional life as I lived in group homes from 1988-1991, for as they described it, being an “emotionally disturbed adolescent”. My life in the mental health system...
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MUSIC THERAPY: CONSIDERATIONS FOR TREATMENT AND RECOVERY

On their website www.musictherapy.org, The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) defines music therapy as: …the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a...
Co-occurring Disorders

Co-occurring Disorders Can Pose a Double Threat In Treatment

Dually diagnosed individuals suffer from coexisting independent disorders that require simultaneous integrated intervention to achieve the best outcomes. The general strategy is to blend recovery model notions with mental health ones....
Communication

Communication

Communication is an essential life skill that allows individuals to better understand and connect with one another. Effective communication enables us to resolve differences, make connections, and build trust and respect....
Drug Treatment And The Evolution Of The Soul

Drug Treatment And The Evolution Of The Soul

You are not who you think you are. Most of us identify with our ego, the self that is attached to everything around us. The self that takes offense to others...
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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...
Understanding Comorbidity

Understanding Comorbidity

Understanding Comorbidity, the term “comorbidity” refers to a condition in which both mental illness and substance use disorder, such as alcohol dependency and depression, coexist in a person. For example, people...
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Addiction: The Brain Disease

Addiction is a brain disease. The use of alcohol and other drugs causes three abnormal addictive brain responses. These three addictive brain responses make it easy for addicted people to keep...
Trauma: Myths and Realities

Trauma: Myths and Realities

Psychological trauma is widely acknowledged to be a major contributor to addiction and human suffering in general. But as the mental health profession has begun to focus more and more on...
HYPERBARIC OXYGEN

OXYGEN 8 ADDICTION – USING HYPERBARIC OXYGEN AS AN ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY

“It’s not your fault”, are the famous words that Robin Williams repeatedly spoke to Matt Damon in the nine time nominated Academy Award film Good Will Hunting, and may very well...

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