Thursday, February 20, 2020

Treatment

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.

PETS IN RECOVERY

Pets In Recovery

People have heartrending stories when they reminisce with their collection of, “Susie Q was the best dog…” or “I adored my cat Sammy…” We all remember that fi rst neighborhood kitten...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM NEW OPIOID DRUG POLICY (PART 3 OF 3)

This is the third installment of this article. The previous articles can be found at www.thesoberworld.com In Part 1 of this article, I examined the first two prongs of the administration’s proposed...

TRAUMA THEN AND NOW (PART 3 OF 3)

In Part 1 and Part 2 we learned what trauma is, the history of trauma and the underlying causes. The Addiction/Trauma Connection Although I have worked with many patients over the years that...

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...

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...

WORDS AND PHRASES WE NEED TO ERADICATE FROM OUR TREATMENT LANGUAGE

Language is important. For those that were raised to believe the adage “It’s not what you say, but how you say it”, it was a lesson learned early in life. From...

THE CHANGING POINTE AT CENTERPOINTE HOSPITAL

Addiction to alcohol and other mood-altering substances has affected individuals, families and societies throughout recorded history. Research on genetics and the brain demonstrates that 10% of our population is at risk...

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT (MAT)

The mechanisms of addiction have a very strong biologic and physiologic basis, in addition to the psychological and spiritual components. It makes perfect sense then that the right kinds of medical...

RESET THERAPY: AN ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT FOR ADDICTION

Twenty years ago, we knew very little about how memory was stored in the brain let alone how to alter it. Neither were we aware of the critical role that memory...

BASKETBALL AND REALITY TV STAR LAMAR ODOM FINDS RELIEF FROM ADDICTION WITH IBOGAINE

Lamar Odom’s performance on the basketball court earned him honors any athlete – young or old, professional or amateur – regardless of their sport would proudly display in their trophy case....

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