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What is Alcoholics Anonymous All About?

Posted by Soberman's Estate on December 1, 2022 at 9:23 AM

The AA twelve step program is a system of recovery from alcoholism that includes both personal and spiritual components. The first step is admitting that you are powerless over your addiction and that your life has become unmanageable. From there, you work through the remaining eleven steps which include taking a moral inventory, making amends, and learning to live a meaningful life. This program has helped millions of people worldwide recover from alcoholism and achieve sobriety.

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Exercise and Sobriety

Posted by Soberman's Estate on November 22, 2022 at 8:59 AM

The addiction recovery process is not a linear or straightforward journey. It often involves setbacks and challenges, but also moments of growth and healing. A life of sobriety involves building a strong support network, developing coping skills, and addressing underlying issues that may have contributed to the addiction.

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7 Steps to Beating a Heroin Addiction

Posted by Soberman's Estate on November 18, 2022 at 3:40 PM

Heroin is one of the most addictive substances in the world. It is a very powerful opiate drug, derived from morphine and made from poppies.

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Topics: Addiction

Can You be Living Sober and Occasionally Drink?

Posted by Soberman's Estate on November 3, 2022 at 8:51 AM

Living a sober life means abstaining from the use of alcohol and drugs. It means making conscious choices to prioritize your physical and mental well-being over substance use.

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Topics: Alcoholism

Helping a Friend Get into an Addiction Facility

Posted by Soberman's Estate on October 20, 2022 at 2:52 PM

When you care about someone who is struggling with addiction, it can be difficult to know how to help. You may feel like you are enabling their addiction by continuing to support them, but at the same time, you don't want to see them suffer. It's a delicate balance, but ultimately, if you feel like your friend's addiction is out of control, it may be time to consider getting them into a great addiction facility.

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Topics: Addiction, Recovery

How to Choose a Great Rehab Facility

Posted by Soberman's Estate on October 13, 2022 at 2:33 PM

There are many things to consider when choosing a great rehab facility that is right for you or a loved one, but here are five that you should examine closely. If the rehab facility that you are considering does not have all five, there are better options available. If their work does include all five of these components, that’s a great start and a rehab facility that’s worth further consideration.

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Alcohol Abuse and Rehab, is it Time to Go?

Posted by Soberman's Contributor on September 30, 2022 at 6:22 AM

The story of alcohol abuse is not a new one. And it’s a little like the frog in the pot parable, by turning up the heat in a pot of water slowly, the frog never knows he’s in trouble until it’s too late. For you, before that boiling occurs, there is always the opportunity to enter a rehab facility and face the hot water head-on.

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The 5 Pillars of Self-care and Maintaining Your Sobriety

Posted by Soberman's Contributor on September 30, 2022 at 6:13 AM

Self-care is vital to maintaining sobriety. It's important to remember that addiction is a disease, and like any other chronic illness, it requires ongoing treatment and management. Just as you wouldn't neglect your diabetes or heart disease, you can't afford to neglect your addiction.

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Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Posted by Janice Story on August 30, 2022 at 12:58 PM

Suicide is a leading cause of death, ranking number twelve in the United States. Recent data showed that in 2020 there were 45,979 deaths by suicide, in the United States alone. That’s an average of one person killing themselves every 11.5 minutes, averaging about 125 every single day. There are 1,149,475 cases of attempted suicide annually, equaling about one person every 27.5 seconds in the United States (CDC).

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Who is Dutch Michelangelo Soberman?

Posted by Hannah Prager on August 5, 2022 at 4:03 AM

 *All photos taken onsite at Soberman’s Estate. 

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