Recovery Resources

5 Ways Recovery Unplugged Integrates Music into Addiction Recovery
June 29, 2019

5 Ways Recovery Unplugged Integrates Music into Addiction Recovery

One of the first things clients and their loved ones ask when they research our organization, is how we specifically use music…

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Sober Bars Making Partying in Recovery Easier
June 26, 2019

Sober Bars Making Socializing Easier For Non-Drinkers

Sober bars are starting to take the streets by storm, offering a variety of lavish mocktails and bar-like social atmospheres. The sober…

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Recovery Unplugged Kicks Off Pride Month 2019
June 3, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Kicks Off Pride Month 2019

June 1st ushered in Pride Month 2019, an event where members of the LGBTQ+ community can feel free, safe and encouraged to…

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Tips for Staying Sober during Music Festival Season
May 31, 2019

Staying Sober during Festival Season

Summer is almost here, which means one thing: festivals. That’s right…as we speak there are legions of music and culture hounds from…

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Identifying Substance Use Disorder in a Friend or Loved One

Identifying Substance Use Disorder in a Friend or Loved One

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reports that nearly 19 million Americans currently struggle with substance use disorder. Alongside them…

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Face the Music Foundation Benefit Concert raises awareness and funds to support addiction treatment.
May 17, 2019

Face the Music Foundation Teams Up with Major Recording Artists to Raise Addiction Awareness and Treatment Funds

What do Face the Music Foundation and recording artists Garbage, Richard Patrick and Jam Alker band have in common? Well…probably more than…

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Buprenorphine disparities highlight impact of race in addiction treatment.
May 16, 2019

Race in Addiction Treatment: Addressing the Accessibility Gap

A recent study from the University of Michigan shows that white, non-Hispanic patients are getting treated for opioid dependency through prescribed buprenorphine…

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Recovery Unplugged celebrates our nurses during National Nurses Week.
May 10, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Celebrates Our Nurses

The Recovery Unplugged treatment approach is driven by a commitment to providing the highest level of acute medical and behavioral care, a…

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Recovery Unplugged Outreach Manager Blake Cohen Brings Our Corporate Wellness Program to New Audiences
May 9, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Outreach Manager Blake Cohen Brings Our Corporate Wellness Program to New Audiences

It’s been three weeks since my corporate wellness presentation at Bounce Exchange, a large tech company based in New York City, and…

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Recovery Unplugged celebrates our nursing staff during National Nurses Week 2019.
May 6, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Celebrates National Nurses Week

Today marks the first day of National Nurses Week 2019, an event organized by the American Nurses Association to observe the vital…

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A May Day Message for Workers Struggling with Alcohol and Drug Abuse
May 1, 2019

A May Day Message for Workers Struggling with Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The May Day holiday has taken different forms and has been associated with many different events throughout history, one of the most…

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High rates of drinking on Cinco de Mayo.
April 29, 2019

Drinking and Cinco de Mayo: What You Need to Know

Recovery Unplugged concludes our Alcohol Awareness Month blog series by focusing on high rates of alcohol consumption on Cinco de Mayo. The…

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The struggle of involuntary commitment for addiction treatment.
April 22, 2019

A Last Resort: The Issue of Involuntary Commitment for Addiction Treatment

When a loved one is struggling with substance use disorder, families and friends are forced to make a series of choices they…

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Recovery Unplugged Celebrates Alcoholism Awareness Month 2019
April 9, 2019

In Recognition and Observance of Alcohol Awareness Month

Poor April; for years it has had the dubious distinction of “Tax Season,” a “fool’s” month, and “showers” that are simply a…

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Employers Feel Effects of Increased Marijuana and Opioid Use
March 15, 2019

Employers Feel Effects of Increased Marijuana and Opioid Use

Do you know someone at work from whom you can easily score marijuana or prescription painkillers? Have you seen someone die from…

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Peter Tork's Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery
February 25, 2019

What Peter Tork’s Alcohol and Drug Addiction Struggle Says about Reinvention in Recovery

Last week the music and performance art world said goodbye to Peter Tork, bass player for The Monkees. Tork passed away on…

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Vince Staples' decision to avoid drugs and alcohol reminds us all that creativity and clean living are not mutually exclusive.
January 28, 2019

VINCE STAPLES SPEAKS ON UNBROKEN SOBRIETY AND AVOIDING DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

It’s a common and dangerous misconception that substance use and the creative process are directly intertwined; that bands and recording artists do…

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Benefits of Out-of-State Addiction Treatment
January 23, 2019

Benefits of Out-of-State Addiction Treatment

One of the unfortunate realities of addiction is that it often begins at home. The dysfunction we experience in our family dynamics,…

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Is Your Career Making You Use?: Jobs with the Highest Rates of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
January 17, 2019

Is Your Career Making You Use?: Jobs with the Highest Rates of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Everyone’s job is stressful, right? Even the people who beat the alarm clock every morning and race with enthusiasm to the most…

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Substance Abuse and Sleep Disorder
January 16, 2019

SLEEP DISORDERS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Sleep problems caused by addiction are known as substance-induced sleep disorders, and a person’s sleep habits are known as sleep hygiene. The…

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