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Nico, 1988 focuses on singer's life after heroin addiction.

Nico Biopic Focuses on Life after Heroin Addiction

On August 1, American film audiences will be privy to a new biopic about the last two years of singer and musician Nico’s life. Many who are familiar with the explosive, tragic and prolific life of the gifted...

Common Signs of An Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction has been sweeping the nation in the past twenty years and has officially been declared a public health epidemic. The latest data from the National Health Interview Survey reported that in 2016 ...

Staying Sober during 4th of July

Staying Sober during the 4th of July

As we prepare to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of our nation’s independence, millions of Americans will take to backyard barbecues, fireworks displays, festivals and all other manner of celebrations to obse...

Music promotes unity.

Music: The Great Unifier

It doesn’t take perfect vision to see that our country and our world are divided, or that this division seems to be getting worse every day. The current political climate, deep-rooted cultural differences and...

Examining the Link between Addiction and Suicide

On the heels of the apparent suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef, author and television host Anthony Bourdain, the United States has become engaged in an immediate dialogue about this increasingly ...

Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61

Remembering Anthony Bourdain (1956-2018)

Recovery Unplugged is deeply saddened to report the death of chef, Emmy–winning TV host and bestselling author Anthony Bourdain. The 61-year-old culinary innovator was found dead of an apparent suicide in Fra...