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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center 8 Celebritys that have been to treatment

8 Celebrities That Have Been to Treatment

The hazards of celebrity: besieged with agonizing pasts, instant achievement and other demons, countless A-listers—from former child stars to Oscar winners have sought help at rehab. Many of Hollywood’s ‘...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center What we are listening to - Recovery Music

What we are listening to – Recovery Music

Searching around for inspiration, can be a problem for many, especially when you don’t know where to look. Inspiration comes from imagery, settings and relaxation. We know that inspiration from music can be t...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Addiction Stigma and Understanding

Addiction Stigma and Understanding

“Why the bigotry, why the stigma, why the shame when we almost all have a version of this disease? We’re all using something to deal with the pain and suffering of being human…Why are we a nation that wai...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Substance Abuse Study by Surgeon General

Substance Abuse Study by Surgeon General

Big Shout out to the Dr Vivek Murthy the U.S. Surgeon General for planning to release the first-ever “substance use, addiction and health” report next year. He revealed strategies for this at this past wee...

Songwriting Contest Phase 3

We would love to thank everyone for entering the songwriting contest! The top 5 have been chosen by your votes! Music has been with us as long as we can collectively remember. Musical instruments have been...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center TY Dolla $ign @ Recovery Unplugged

TY Dolla $ign @ Recovery Unplugged

Recovery Unplugged welcomed a very special guest recently, singer/songwriter TY Dolla $ign. Although TY is not in recovery himself, he taught us all that motivation does not come strictly from stopping drug use...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Being Sober At College

Being Sober At College

College, that is where I saw myself start to degenerate and fall (among many of my “friends”). I remember feeling free to do what I wanted and at that point it was smoke and drink all that day. However n...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Music Heals and Influences Change

Music Heals and Influences Change

We base our treatment around the healing power of music and how it can impact change. This week there was a study published about how music helps the healing process for everyone. Queen Mary University of Lon...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Self-esteem and Drug Rehab

Self-esteem and Drug Rehab

It’s normal to feel a bit low while ‘in the rooms.’ I witnessed something that was amazing this week at Recovery Unplugged (a drug rehab in florida). Our director of client services and techs took our f...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Sobriety – A Marathon

Sobriety – A Marathon

As you can tell by the title, I think it is important to take time as much as possible to look at the big picture when it comes to recovery and sobriety. It is easy to get bogged down in the little details and ...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Too Little, Too Late For Drug Offenders?

Too Little, Too Late For Drug Offenders?

“These men and women were not hardened criminals,” Obama said in his Facebook Video “but the overwhelming majority had been sentenced to at least 20 years—14 of them had been sentenced to life—for non...

Is Suboxone Detox Right for Me?

Suboxone – Is it Obsolete?

Last week Recovery Unplugged spoke about Vivitrol and how it is helping many people in their recovery from substances. In the not so distant past there was a medication that promised the very same thing: Suboxo...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Music in Recovery @ Recovery Unplugged

Music in Recovery @ Recovery Unplugged

Music is the great equalizer here at Recovery Unplugged, well, it is the great equalizer everywhere. I remember the first time I heard Otis Redding sing (I’m not that old, it was in a movie I swear). Hearin...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center The Drug Czar and Forward Thinking

The Drug Czar and Forward Thinking

“Locking people up for minor drug offenses, and especially people with substance-use disorders, is not the answer,” Mr. Botticelli said. “It’s cruel. It’s costly. And it doesn’t make the public any ...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Alcoholics Anonymous for 80 years

Alcoholics Anonymous for 80 years

Today marks the Alcoholics Anonymous 80th anniversary. When AA started there were few places to turn for those who suffered from alcoholism. If treatments were prescribed, they were harsh, often combinations o...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center What is Heroin?

What is Heroin?

If you have tuned on the news lately Heroin is back in a big way. But what is Heroin? Heroin and commonly known by its street names of H, smack, boy, horse, brown, black, tar, and others is an opioidanal...

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Relapse

Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Relapse

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is back on the wagon. The Tudors actor, who has struggled with substance abuse for years, opened up about a "minor relapse" he recently had via Instagram on Tuesday, May 26....

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center What is Flakka?

What is Flakka?

If you are here in South Florida all anyone is talking about is the new street drug that is sweeping the streets of South Florida called Falkka. Flakka’s technical name is- Alpha Pyrrolidinopentiophene (A-PV...