Monday, September 27, 2021
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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.

GIVING BACK- THE CORNERSTONE OF RECOVERY

RECOVERY ON PURPOSE

Recovery…. By accident or on purpose? Pushing those suffering from substance use disorder into treatment is controversial. People say that the “addict” has to want the treatment for it to be successful....

Seven Reasons Addiction And Trauma Are Related A Strong Relationship

The field of addiction is becoming more and more aware of the connection between addiction and trauma. This relationship is a vital one. Research has proven this. Studies have shown that...
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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....
Toxic Moods

Toxic Moods

We hear a lot about Serenity in recovery programs. For me personally, developing Serenity meant no longer being codependent to four dynamics when they show up around me: Jealousy, spitefulness, moodiness and rudeness. It was no small thing to recover from the...
The Basics of Recovery Amends

Back To The Basics of Recovery Amends: Steps Eight And Nine

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them...
M.I.N.E. Program

The M.I.N.E. Program Motivates, Inspires, Nurtures, and Empowers

The M.I.N.E. Program: In 1935, when Alcoholics Anonymous was founded, the general opinion among physicians was that: “Most chronic alcoholics are doomed.” (A.A. PXXX) A.A. changed that death sentence. “We of Alcoholics Anonymous are...
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: The innocent casualties of opioid addiction

With most of the media coverage focusing on the number of overdoses per day, we have forgotten about the growing population of infant “addicts”. Those precious little babies suffer from no...
Escaping Or Accepting

Escaping Or Accepting?

As far as I’m aware, there has been no time in history when the human race has had the majority of human beings attempting to accept their feelings rather than attempting...
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The Silent Assault On Americans With Addictions: Insurance Companies Play Doctor

Avery was your typical suburban kid; bright and athletic with a bubbly personality and an infectious smile that just seemed to draw people to her. She grew-up in a comfortable home...
Involuntary Commitment

Involuntary Commitment Under Florida Law

In Florida, the law allows for two different types of involuntary commitment. Involuntary commitment of a loved one who is suffering from ‘mental illness’ or ‘substance abuse’ is always a difficult...

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