Category: News

Vaping Deaths Rise as CDC Says Stop

Vaping deaths are on the rise as a lung disease that’s affected over 450 Americans claimed its fifth casualty this past Friday in California. The increase in fatalities is the latest in a series of developmen...

Recovery Unplugged Featured on ABC News

Recovery Unplugged co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Paul Pellinger recently spoke with ABC News  about the Recovery Unplugged treatment process, and how we have helped clients all over the country overcom...

Opioid Overdoses Increase in 2018

In a bit of expected yet unwelcome news, opioid overdoses have risen in the United States. Despite all the hand wringing from stakeholders and the seemingly empty promises to get this public health issue under ...

Opioid Overdoses Rise…Again

In a bit of expected yet unwelcome news, opioid overdoses have risen in the United States. Despite all the hand wringing from stakeholders and the seemingly empty promises to get this public health issue under ...

The Escalating Impact of Fentanyl

It’s a drug that many believe will be the dominant substance abuse threat of 2017. It has already contributed to a prodigious rise in the already staggering rates of heroin and opioid overdose in the United S...

In Observance of World AIDS Day

Last year 18, 303 Americans were diagnosed with the AIDS virus infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency also reports that there were 12,333 deaths (due to any cau...

Inhalants: Not a Drug of the Past

It seems like a long time ago that our news broadcasts were filled with stories of teens getting in trouble for ‘huffing’ permanent markers and spray paint. Unfortunately, while these stories may not inunda...

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...

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 ...

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...

Recovery Unplugged – Raising The Bar

On Friday, April 17 the Family Law Section of BCBA held another sold-out full day seminar & reception event called Raising the Bar. Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center is a full year sponsor of the Broward Coun...

Face The Music Day

We at Recovery Unplugged have something to celebrate today. As you know, we are all excited about sponsoring the Face the Music Family Day but March 8 isn't just about the Family Day anymore. According to W...

Face The Music Family Festival

We are sponsoring an amazing event put together by The Face the Music Foundation. The Family Festival event will be filled with live music, art projects, and family fun to raise awareness for substance abuse. A...

Molly: Not the girl next door

Molly. It sounds extremely harmless and reminiscent of a childhood friend or the girl next door. Unfortunately this couldn’t be further from the truth as “Molly” is sweeping through college campuses aroun...