Recovery Unplugged Blog

Elvis
August 5, 2022

Fall from Graceland: The “Elvis” Movie and Addiction in the Media and Pop Culture

The 2022 Elvis biopic has received widespread acclaim for its one-of-a-kind visual experience, its music, and the flawless portrayal of the title…

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July 1, 2022

Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Opioids

Questions to Ask Your doctor when You’re Prescribed Opioids Opioid addiction is one of the leading public health issues in the United…

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June 30, 2022

30 Days Is Not Enough: Recovery Unplugged’s Pride Month 2022 Recap

Recovery Unplugged Pride Month 2022 Recap Recovery Unplugged closes out Pride Month 2022 by reinforcing the importance of year-round advocacy and support…

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Barriers to mental health treatment
June 21, 2022

Barriers to Mental Health Care and How to Get Around Them

Barriers to Mental Health Treatment and How to Get Around Them Millions of Americans face barriers to mental health treatment, whether it’s…

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Men's Mental Health
June 19, 2022

Men-Tal Health: Expectations of Masculinity and their Psychological Impact

Men-Tal Health: Expectations of Masculinity and their Psychological Impact Learn how hyper-masculinity can be tied to mental health struggles and how you…

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LGBTQ+ Ally
June 10, 2022

How to Be An LGBTQ+ Ally in Recovery and Everyday Life

Tips for Being An LGBTQ+ Ally in Recovery and Everyday Life You may have more power than you think in supporting your…

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What Is The Food Like in Rehab?
June 6, 2022

What Is the Food Like in Rehab and Why Does It Matter?

What Is the Food Like in Rehab and Why Does It Matter? Learn the importance of food choices in rehab and what…

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LGBTQ+ Addiction Treatment
May 31, 2022

Recovery Unplugged Kicks off Pride Month 2022 with Awareness and Advocacy

As Recovery Unplugged prepares to celebrate Pride Month 2022, we remain inspired, encouraged, and deeply gratified by the strides toward inclusivity and…

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Overcoming Addiction and Grief
May 30, 2022

Grief, Trauma, and Addiction: Recognizing the Signs and Getting Help

There are few things that are universally experienced; unfortunately, grief is one of them. At some point in our lives, we will…

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Steven Tyler Enters Rehab after Surgery
May 24, 2022

Doing the Work: Steven Tyler Enters Rehab to Focus on Recovery and Mental Health

Aerosmith frontman and Recovery Unplugged ally Steven Tyler has canceled a portion of the band’s Las Vegas residency to prioritize his decades-long recovery…

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Mental Health Medications
May 19, 2022

Mental Health Treatment: When Is It Time for Medication?

It can be hard to admit that you need medication for a mental health issue. For all the progress that’s been made…

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AANHPI Addiction
May 16, 2022

Addiction in the AANHPI Community: Risk Factors, Statistics, and How to Get Help for Yourself or Your Loved One

As we observe Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month and celebrate the invaluable contributions to national and global culture…

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Getting help for addiction and depression.
May 10, 2022

Addiction and Depression: What’s the Connection and How Do I Get Help?

Addiction and depression are often closely linked and it can be hard to know how to get help for both. People who…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Fort Lauderdale Florida
May 8, 2022

Tips and Tricks to Help With Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Let’s face it; there are more and more reasons to be anxious each day. We’re still dealing with the effects of a…

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Examining Addiction and Mental Illness during Mental Health Month
May 1, 2022

Examining Addiction and Mental Illness during Mental Health Month

This article was last reviewed and updated on May 2, 2022.  This May marks 2022 Mental Health Month, an event established over 70…

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Talking to your Kids about Drugs
April 21, 2022

How and When to Talk to Your Kids about Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction

If you’re a parent, there eventually comes a point when you have to talk to your kids about drugs and addiction. It’s…

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Drug Courts
April 20, 2022

4/20, Marijuana, and Drug Courts: What’s the Connection?

Today is 4/20, and if you’re reading this, you probably don’t need to be reminded of what that means. What IS worth…

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Getting treatment after alcohol relapse.
April 13, 2022

Treatment after Drug or Alcohol Relapse: How to Get Help After A Spring Break Slip

Spring Break 2022 is officially over, which means many in recovery had to navigate the dangers of Spring Break drinking and alcohol relapse….

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Recovery Madness Recovery Coping Mechanisms
April 11, 2022

Recovery Coping Mechanisms: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Recovery Unplugged has officially wrapped our 2022 Recovery Madness Tournament featuring some of the most commonly practiced coping mechanisms in recovery and…

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Owen Wilson
April 1, 2022

A Fake Conversation with Movie Starts and Pretend AA Pioneer Descendants Will Smith and Owen Wilson

It was fate that brought us together for that brief moment in the Western Andes. The three of us sat reflectively on…

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