Pop Culture

Should Fentanyl Screening Kits be Allowed at Music Festivals?
March 24, 2022

Should Fentanyl Testing Kits Be Allowed at Music Festivals?

Drug use has long been part of music festival culture. Despite attempts to regulate it, it’s incredibly difficult to stop drugs from…

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Music Assisted Treatment
March 30, 2020

Dr. Elvis Francois Spreads Hope with His Singing

Since the coronavirus outbreak changed our lives, healthcare providers like doctors and nurses have been invaluable in the fight against it. Healthcare…

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LGTBQ+ Addiction Treatment
March 26, 2020

Commemorating GLSEN’s Day of Silence

Being a member of the LGBTQ+ community has never been easy. Even with all of the forward movement over the course of…

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Helping Those in Recovery During COVID
March 25, 2020

Just Jordan – Helping Those in Recovery During COVID

Hey everyone, it’s your favorite #iPartySober ambassador, Jordan G! Recently I decided to start vlogging my personal experience with social distancing. I’m…

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How Are Pets Helping Us Through the Pandemic?
March 24, 2020

How Are Pets Helping Us Through the Pandemic?

If you’ve ever owned a pet that you’ve connected with, you’ll understand that there’s something special about the human-animal bond. It’s easy…

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Recovery Unplugged is Celebrating Our Nurses and Behavioral Health Team
March 18, 2020

Celebrating Our Nurses for World Health Day

Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Health Day. Like the WHO, Recovery Unplugged’s goal is to provide everyone we…

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Drug and Alcohol Treatment Austin
March 17, 2020

How to Celebrate National Beer Day in Recovery

When someone mentions that National Beer Day is coming up, it’s unlikely that your first thought is root beer. For many people…

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Things to do during quarantine
March 14, 2020

Things You Can Do During the Coronavirus Quarantine

With the surge in the Coronavirus outbreak these past few weeks, it’s been a roller coaster ride for people across the country….

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment
March 7, 2020

What Does “420” Mean?

Every April, self-identified “stoners” across the globe and United States gear up for “420.” The term has infiltrated popular culture for decades…

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Sports Addiction Treatment Austin
February 29, 2020

Do You Have A Sports Addiction?

We may chuckle reading about addiction associated with sports, but for some it is a very sad reality that can consume their time, money and relationships. Most of us have a favorite team or hometown hero that we root for during their respective season. Professional sports logos and news are everywhere, inundating our news so much that there are several stations devoted to sports coverage. I am guessing you can think of a friend or family member that is the self-proclaimed biggest fan of a local football or baseball team. I am not saying by any means that liking sports or even having season tickets is considered addiction. Just with most things in life, most things are healthy in moderation (we never condone drug use). But let’s take it a step forward. How much does a sports team’s success or failure affect your life? Let’s examine the aspects of this very real addiction….

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World Day of Prayer at Recovery Unplugged
February 26, 2020

Celebrating World Day of Prayer at Recovery Unplugged

Faith is a personal struggle, and prayer is a reflection of that. Because of the different ways in which we can pray,…

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Black Success Stories of Addiction Treatment
February 5, 2020

Black Success Stories: Honoring Recovering Addicts in Music

There are stories of struggle, success, and overcoming obstacles in every community. For Black History Month, Recovery Unplugged has decided to highlight…

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Demi Lovato has never been shy about her struggles with drug and alcohol addiction.
January 31, 2020

Demi Lovato has never been shy about her struggles with drug and alcohol addiction.

In July of 2018, Demi was rushed to the emergency room after an apparent Heroin overdose. The incident happened only a month…

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Opioid Addiction Treatment and the Black Community
January 22, 2020

Opioid Addiction and the Black Community

Opioid addiction doesn’t discriminate based on sex, finances, or social status. It does, however, unfairly impact the black community in the United…

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What Love Songs are on Your Valentine's Day Playlist?
January 6, 2020

Listening to Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

For half the population, Valentine’s Day means showing love by contributing to the $20 billion business of chocolates and cards. For the…

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Lil' Peep Wrongful Death can mean changes for addiction in the music industry.
October 29, 2019

Lil Peep Lawsuit Can Have Serious Impact on Drug Use in the Music Industry

It’s been over two years since rapper Lil Peep died from drug overdose. His mother is now suing his management in a…

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Examining 2019's Shows and Movies about Addiction
September 24, 2019

Must-See TV Shows and Movies About Addiction

It can be difficult to find shows or movies about addiction that offer honest and authentic messaging. Whether it’s the depiction of…

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National Recovery Month
September 3, 2019

30 for 30: Recovery Unplugged Celebrates National Recovery Month on its Three-Decade Anniversary

Recovery Unplugged welcomes the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month, a 30-day event spearheaded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

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Recovery Unplugged supporter Art Alexakis announces debut solo record.
August 22, 2019

Art Alexakis Releases Debut Solo Record

Everclear founder and front man, and friend of Recovery Unplugged, Art Alexakis has announced the release of his debut solo album, Sun…

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steven tyler shout out
July 12, 2019

Steven Tyler’s Shout-Out to Richie Supa

Legends never die, and it’s in that spirit that Aerosmith, the legendary all-American band from Boston, has maintained a residency and is…

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