Tag: addiction treatment

6 Signs You Need Treatment Now

With the peak of the COVID-19 crisis just around the corner, everyone is scrambling to keep themselves safe and healthy. However, many people unwilling to come to terms with their substance abuse issues are at ...

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 w...

The DSM’s Role in Defining Addiction

When an individual engages in prolonged and untreated substance abuse, it’s only a matter of time before abuse turns to addiction if there’s no action taken. The brain undergoes dramatic changes to the poin...

Addiction Perception – Then and Now

From the start of the 1900s we have demonized addiction. In the 1950s (just like now) heroin use was a hot topic. Clinicians at the thought of addicts as having its roots in neurosis and obsession referring to ...

GivingTuesday

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center has joined GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate ...

Music Heals and Influences Change

We base our treatment around the healing power of music and how it can impact change. This week there was a study published about how music helps the healing process for everyone. Queen Mary University of Lon...

Sobriety – A Marathon

As you can tell by the title, I think it is important to take time as much as possible to look at the big picture when it comes to recovery and sobriety. It is easy to get bogged down in the little details and ...

Music in Recovery @ Recovery Unplugged

Music is the great equalizer here at Recovery Unplugged, well, it is the great equalizer everywhere. I remember the first time I heard Otis Redding sing (I’m not that old, it was in a movie I swear). Hearin...

Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Relapse

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is back on the wagon. The Tudors actor, who has struggled with substance abuse for years, opened up about a "minor relapse" he recently had via Instagram on Tuesday, May 26....

Things to Know about Drug Treatment

Are you part of the 20 million who need treatment? Here are a few things to understand first: Recovery doesn’t end when treatment is over. A one-size-fits-all approach will not help very many addicts re...

Last House on the Block Scholarship

First off- Recovery Unplugged would like to express gratitude to everyone who wrote in to apply for our scholarship. It pains us that we are not able to help every suffering addict who needs drug or alcohol tre...

Leaving Rehabilitation Early

If you have not struggled with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it is hard to understand the rehabilitation experience. For most people, it is a grueling time that is physically, mentally and emotionally painf...