The Beat


4 Myths about Online Rehab

We now do everything online, from getting our food to meeting our soulmates to earning the money that makes both possible. We’ve also been relying on remote spaces more and more to manage our mental health, i...

Is Alcoholism a Mental Disorder?

Alcoholism is, in fact, a mental disorder, but the answer is more complex than “yes” or “no.” The latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Me...

Is Quitting Heroin Cold Turkey Safe?

Quitting heroin “cold turkey” can be dangerous, depending on how long and how much you or your loved one have been using. While it’s important to begin the process of stopping immediately, it’s also imp...

Alcohol Use among Veterans

Recovery Unplugged recently discussed the prevalence of opioid addiction in the veteran community, including its causes, impact, and possible solutions. When you go by the numbers, however, alcohol use among ve...

How Long Does Valium Withdrawal Last?

Valium withdrawal lasts for different periods, depending upon how long and how much for the drug you’ve been using. Valium (diazepam) is a highly addictive benzodiazepine (benzo) that can, and often does, lea...

Humans in Recovery: Maggie Galleymore

Recovery Unplugged is committed to illustrating the possibilities and benefits that come with getting and staying clean. This includes telling the amazing and inspiring of people in the recovery community. This...

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Zoloft

Approximately 86 percent of Americans drink alcohol, according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). At the same time, approximately 38 million Zoloft® prescripti...