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Addiction is a Family Disease

Addiction is a Family Disease

Often called “a family disease,” addiction affects the struggling individual and those around them. Whether it be arguments, negative feelings...

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Plant-Based Medicine and Addiction

Plant-Based Medicine and Addiction

Addiction is a complex issue that affects each individual differently. The disease affects the individual's brain and behavior, eventually leading...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Each May, we observe Mental Health Awareness Month to raise awareness about mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding mental...

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2023 Recovery Madness Wrap-Up:  The Healing Power of Music

2023 Recovery Madness Wrap-Up: The Healing Power of Music

Recovery Unplugged hosts our annual Recovery Madness event during The NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament. This year, we asked our...

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Can You Be Sober and Smoke Weed? Exploring Both Sides of the Story on 4/20

Can You Be Sober and Smoke Weed? Exploring Both Sides of the Story on 4/20

Grass, pot, weed, Mary Jane, the green stuff, reefer…Regardless of what you call it, cannabis is the most commonly used...

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Alcohol Awareness Month 2023: “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery”

Alcohol Awareness Month 2023: “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery”

To start, take a moment to reflect on the role alcohol plays in your life and its impact on your...

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Celebrating Drinking Holidays Sober:  Ideas and Tips for Enjoying the Occasion

Celebrating Drinking Holidays Sober: Ideas and Tips for Enjoying the Occasion

When you quit drinking, you think your life will be much easier, but sobriety also comes with many challenges. One...

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Transgender-Affirming Care In  The Treatment And Addictions Space

Transgender-Affirming Care In The Treatment And Addictions Space

Finding gender-affirming addiction treatment as a transgender or nonbinary person can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. Many medical facilities...

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Interview with Recovery Unplugged’s Chief Operating Officer Rachel Jackson, LMHC

Interview with Recovery Unplugged’s Chief Operating Officer Rachel Jackson, LMHC

Hey Rachel! Thanks for joining me. I’m excited to hear more about you and your role at Recovery Unplugged. To...

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Food is Love

Food is Love

Close your eyes. Think about a time from childhood when you enjoyed your favorite food. Where are you? What do...

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Virtual Mental Health Treatment

Virtual Mental Health Treatment

Whether you’ve been battling extreme stress, worsening depression or anxiety, or experiencing other mental health struggles, consider our virtual mental...

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Hope in the Heartland: Finding Freedom from Addiction in Rural Environments

Hope in the Heartland: Finding Freedom from Addiction in Rural Environments

Addiction affects all communities, but rural environments present a combination of unique factors and challenges that can exacerbate the issue...

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You Don’t Have To Call Yourself an Alcoholic To Quit Drinking

You Don’t Have To Call Yourself an Alcoholic To Quit Drinking

Drinking alcohol is normalized in today’s culture, and it’s weird if you don’t do it. Regardless of your reason for...

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Your Excuses for Avoiding Treatment Debunked

Your Excuses for Avoiding Treatment Debunked

There’s always a good reason to avoid treatment, isn’t there? Maybe you’ve gone through a few of those excuses already....

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Why Do Inpatient Treatment?

Why Do Inpatient Treatment?

At Recovery Unplugged, we offer various forms of personalized addiction treatment. Our treatment programs combine evidence-based models with innovative music-focused...

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Why Should You Do Virtual Outpatient Treatment?

Why Should You Do Virtual Outpatient Treatment?

At Recovery Unplugged, we offer various forms of personalized addiction treatment. We combine evidence-based treatment models with innovative music-focused practices....

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Addiction Intervention: Signs Your Loved One Needs Treatment and Tips for Getting them Help

Addiction Intervention: Signs Your Loved One Needs Treatment and Tips for Getting them Help

The need for addiction intervention has gotten increasingly urgent as substance abuse has impacted more and more families and relationships....

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Harm Reduction Organization in Texas Uses Science, Advocacy, Tech to Prevent Overdose Fatalities

Harm Reduction Organization in Texas Uses Science, Advocacy, Tech to Prevent Overdose Fatalities

As overdose deaths continue to climb, especially among teenagers and adolescents who are succumbing more and more to fentanyl, a...

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Benefits, Expectations & The Future of Addiction Treatment

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Benefits, Expectations & The Future of Addiction Treatment

What is MAT? Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a treatment tool that combines FDA-approved medications with behavioral therapy to treat your...

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Q&A with Ian Jackson, Program Director at Recovery Unplugged

Q&A with Ian Jackson, Program Director at Recovery Unplugged

Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) is a great option for those seeking treatment for opioid use disorder or alcohol use disorder. MAT...

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Forms of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Forms of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

What is MAT? Medication-assisted treatment uses FDA-approved medications in combination with behavior therapy to treat substance use disorder (SUD), mainly...

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the Effects of MAT on Addiction

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the Effects of MAT on Addiction

What is MAT? Medication-Assisted Treatment is a recovery tool that combines counseling with FDA-approved medications to treat people with substance...

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10,000 Strong and Counting: Recovery Unplugged Reaches Incredible Treatment Milestone

10,000 Strong and Counting: Recovery Unplugged Reaches Incredible Treatment Milestone

Sometimes an organization has a unique opportunity to see, with remarkable clarity, the impact that it’s making and the lives...

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Before, During, and After: How to Address Overdose for Yourself or Your Loved one

Before, During, and After: How to Address Overdose for Yourself or Your Loved one

Drug overdose has become one of the leading public health issues facing the United States, claiming the lives of over...

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Recovery Unplugged Ranks in Newsweek’s Top 10 Addiction Treatment Centers for 2022

Recovery Unplugged Ranks in Newsweek’s Top 10 Addiction Treatment Centers for 2022

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Centers is pleased and excited to announce that our unwavering commitment to saving lives and helping people...

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The Glamorization of Drugs in the Media

The Glamorization of Drugs in the Media

Accurate representation of the harmful effects of drugs is improving, but drug addiction is still often glamorized in the media....

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Recovery Unplugged Kicks off Pride Month 2022 with Awareness and Advocacy

Recovery Unplugged Kicks off Pride Month 2022 with Awareness and Advocacy

As Recovery Unplugged prepares to celebrate Pride Month 2022, we remain inspired, encouraged, and deeply gratified by the strides toward...

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Doing the Work: Steven Tyler Enters Rehab to Focus on Recovery and Mental Health

Doing the Work: Steven Tyler Enters Rehab to Focus on Recovery and Mental Health

Aerosmith frontman and Recovery Unplugged ally Steven Tyler has canceled a portion of the band's Las Vegas residency to prioritize his...

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Recovery From Panic Attacks: Practical Strategies

Recovery From Panic Attacks: Practical Strategies

Key Points: Panic attacks are random, intense, and unrelenting. Panic attacks can be effectively managed with strategic breathing exercises. Panic...

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It’s Been a Year: 6 Important Addiction Statistics and Events in 2021

It’s Been a Year: 6 Important Addiction Statistics and Events in 2021

Like its 80-year-old predecessor, 2021 is a year that will “live in infamy” for many reasons, not the least of...

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