alcohol abuse

Alcohol Addiction Treatment
February 3, 2020

Why People Drink on St. Patrick’s Day…and Why You Don’t Have To

When St. Patrick’s Day comes rolling around every year, people all over the world start getting their shamrocks and green beer ready….

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lunesta and alcohol
December 30, 2019

What Happens When You Mix Lunesta and Alcohol?

Across the United States, about 60 million people struggle with chronic sleeplessness, or insomnia– and many of them use Lunesta. A sedative-hypnotic…

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quitting alcohol
December 27, 2019

The Benefits of Quitting Alcohol  

We all know how dangerous alcohol is. Many of us and the people we care about have been severely impacted and even…

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librium and alcohol
December 26, 2019

The Dangers of Mixing Librium and Alcohol

A powerful prescription benzodiazepine medication, Librium helps manage anxiety. The brand-name for chlordiazepoxide, Librium can, in some cases, help individuals manage alcohol…

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Celebrating Dry January
December 18, 2019

Dry January: What Is It and How Can It Improve Health in the New Year?

New Year’s Eve is one of the drunkest nights of the year. Many will be waking up on New Year’s Day with…

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Sober New Year's Eve
December 17, 2019

Staying Sober on New Year’s Eve

People in recovery can often feel like they have their noses pressed against the glass on New Year’s Eve. The holidays are…

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Liam Payne from One Direction Discusses How Career-Related Stress Led to Early Alcohol Abuse
June 7, 2019

One Direction’s Liam Payne Discusses How Industry Pressure Led Him to Start Drinking Early

Ever since his band’s musical career took off after their fame from the X-Factor when he was 14, the music industry is…

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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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New Miles Davis documentary illustrates the role of environment in alcohol addiction.
April 17, 2019

Miles Davis, Alcohol Addiction and Environment: What Is The Connection?

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, director Stanley Nelson premiered his latest documentary project Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool. The film…

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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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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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WHO Study Reveals Grave New Realities of Alcohol-Related Death
September 25, 2018

WHO Study Reveals Grave New Realities of Alcohol-Related Death

We all know excessive drinking is bad, even those who continue to practice it on a daily basis; however, a recent, comprehensive…

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Addiction in Families: The Lesser-Discussed Casualties of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
September 18, 2018

Addiction in Families: The Lesser-Discussed Casualties of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Addiction in families is becoming an increasingly common reality. Last year over 72,000 Americans succumbed to fatal drug overdose. Countless others escaped…

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Alcoholism in Florida
November 14, 2017

Put Down the Glass: What New Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean for Alcoholism in Florida and the Rest of the United States

A third of the country just got diagnosed with high blood pressure. New guidelines from the American Heart Association have changed the…

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Solo cups on American flag signifying American Alcohol Addiction
August 16, 2017

JAMA Study: One in Eight Americans Suffers from Alcohol Addiction

The relationships between Americans and drinking has always been, for the most part, a close one. According to a new study published…

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Austin Alcohol Treatment
July 26, 2016

Texas A&M Researchers Make Significant Discovery about How Drinking Affects the Brain

Those of us that have experienced alcohol addiction, as well as those of us on the verge through prolonged abuse, understand what…

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Recovery Unplugged Partners with Broward County Bar Association in New “Drink Responsibly” Campaign
May 19, 2016

Recovery Unplugged Partners with Broward County Bar Association in New “Drink Responsibly” Campaign

Recovery Unplugged is proud and delighted to announce our new partnership with Broward County Bar Association in promoting safe and responsible alcohol consumption. The Drink Responsibly Campaign is a collaborative effort between the two organizations aimed at reminding and encouraging BCBA members to be smart, safe and healthy about their drinking. Both Recovery Unplugged and the BCBA have a strong commitment to reducing alcohol abuse in their communities, as well a reducing drinking-related accidents. This partnership is the latest effort to help keep BCBA members safe from drunk-driving fatalities. We are pleased and grateful to be part of this effort and look forward to a mutually rewarding relationship….

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Why Every Month Should be Alcoholism Awareness Month
April 19, 2016

Why Every Month Should be Alcoholism Awareness Month

As of today, we find ourselves right smack-dab in the middle of Alcoholism Awareness Month, an event created by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence to empower everyday people to promote grass-roots awareness toward alcoholism in their communities. Alcoholism Awareness Month, along with other events like it, is an opportunity to pay a little more attention to a matter that many of us don’t have to consider on a daily basis, because we may not be directly affected by it. We may have heard some story about a friend’s distant relative who was hit by a drunk-driver or we may have an uncle on the other side of the country that we never see that’s in and out of rehab. The widespread nature of alcohol abuse and addiction in the United States means it may only be a matter of time before we’re all personally affected. Given this revelation, perhaps we need a little more than 30 days to raise awareness….

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Alcohol Awareness Month
April 13, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Month

We are full on in April and we have to mention that it is Alcohol Awareness Month. The goal of this commemorative month is to increase public awareness, public understanding and to get people the drug rehab that they need for this illness….

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