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The Sober World has many resources for those struggling with addiction/mental health. We have Detox Centers, treatment centers, sober living, extended care, wilderness programs, therapists, family programs, and much more.

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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...
Addiction: It’s Not a Crime, It’s a Chronic Disease

Addiction: It’s Not a Crime, It’s a Chronic Disease

We’ve all read the headlines.   Drugs reportedly found strapped under woman’s vehicle Vehicle search uncovers pot, coke, heroin, and meth Jail inmate dies of suspected overdose Inmate dies of dehydration in holding cell while detoxing...
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THE CALL TO CHANGE YOUR ALGORITHM

The topic is phones. “We’re a lot like them,” he muses. “We sleep to recharge, we look for a connection, we can take in a lot of data. But when a...
GRAPH WHY SOMEONE DOESNT SEEK HELP FOR ADDICTION

Why Only 1 in 8 People Get Treatment for Addiction

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health is the nation’s most comprehensive annual survey on key indicators of substance abuse and mental health in the United States. In September of...
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OVERCOMING ADDICTION FOR THOSE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

Serving others produce a chemical reaction in your body that makes you feel a natural high and better about yourself. Recent research studies have shown that people with autism who drink or...
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Are we doing our best in the addiction treatment industry?

The question of whether we are doing our best in addiction treatment industry, is an issue of decency and human kindness. It cannot be addressed in facts and figures, spreadsheets and...
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GUIDE TO SOBRIETY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

If you think you are at risk for substance misuse, be realistic about how the holidays can increase your anxiety and stress and lead to dangerous behavior
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MONEY AND POLITICS: THE OPIATE EPIDEMIC

Opiate addiction, distinctly a healthcare problem, has grown into a national epidemic, the bounds of which have not yet been completely realized. HHS has stated that 3-4 % of...
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DRUGS AND THE BLACK AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Heroin (Diacetylmorphine), a semi-synthetic narcotic derived from morphine, was created in 1847 by a chemist at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London and used as a cold medication...
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WHY IS OUTPATIENT MAT THE FUTURE OF ADDICTION TREATMENT?

There have occurred dramatic advances in the treatment of SUD (substance use disorders) in the last decade. Treatment models have evolved from pure abstinence and social context approaches to...

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