drug addiction

Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Is Addiction an Illness?
March 20, 2020

Addiction: Is It A Disease or A Choice?

It’s common these days to hear people assert that addiction is an illness, but what exactly does that mean? The implications are primarily social and psychological. People will view an addict differently if they believe that they are suffering from an affliction rather than making a lifestyle choice. Also, a person attempting to recover from addiction will be more likely to seek help if they believe that they suffer from a treatable illness….

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Meth Addiction and Drug Addiction Affects on Teeth
February 28, 2020

How Do Meth and Other Drugs Affect Your Teeth?

Bad teeth are a pervasive stereotype for many people who struggle with or have struggled with substance use disorder. Unfortunately, the truth…

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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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Relationships After Addiction Treatment Austin
January 23, 2020

Rebuilding and Repairing Relationships After Addiction

In order to start rebuilding and repairing relationships after addiction, you have to rebuild yourself into a new person. It’s significant to…

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Drug Addiction and Relationships

How Drug Addiction Affects Relationships

After living through an experience and looking back at it, we always see where we made mistakes. When you’re in recovery, it’s…

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A Valentine’s Day Look at Addiction and Codependency
January 8, 2020

A Look At Addiction and Codependency

When Prince penned his iconic love song “I Would Die for You,” it’s safe to assume that he was exaggerating. For many…

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Overdose Prevention
December 23, 2019

My Loved One Overdosed, Now What?

Experiencing your loved one suffer an overdose can be terrifying and unexpected. What’s the proper way to respond to the situation? How…

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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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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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florida's pill mills
July 29, 2019

Managing the Outcome of Florida’s Pill Mills

Anyone familiar with the current opioid crisis in the United States has heard of the impact that Florida’s “pill mills” have had…

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Help your employees overcome addiction.
July 12, 2019

Why Are Your Employees Struggling with Addiction?

Determining the cause of addiction among your employees is as simultaneously simple and difficult as asking someone why they’re having trouble paying…

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What does independence from drug and alcohol addiction really mean?
July 4, 2019

What Does Independence from Drug and Alcohol Addiction Really Mean?

In case we couldn’t tell from the smell of lighter fluid wafting through the air and the thunderous boom of fireworks sending…

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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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New HBO Series Euphoria Explores the Hopelessness of Drug Addiction
June 25, 2019

HBO Series Euphoria Follows Woman Suffering from Drug Addiction in a World that’s Leaving her behind

Euphoria, HBO’s newest drama, revolves around Rue Bennett, a 17-year-old woman struggling with drug addiction, depression and anxiety who turns to drugs…

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Addressing LGBTQ Addiction Beyond Pride Month
June 24, 2019

Beyond Pride Month: Preventing LGBTQ+Addiction Every Day

Another June is quickly passing and reality is that, for many, the support and advocacy shown to the LGBTQ+ community during Pride…

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Millennials in group therapy for addiction treatment.
June 18, 2019

Examining and Addressing Addiction among Millennials

Addiction among millennials has been on the rise for some time. This age group is more likely to die from drugs, alcohol,…

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Addressing causes, effects and obstacles to treatment for addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community
June 17, 2019

Examining Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community

As we continue to celebrate Pride Month, Recovery Unplugged wants to take a moment to examine some of the origins, sustaining factors…

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Personal and professional issues faced by addiction care nurses.
May 8, 2019

Examining Specific Workplace Issues Faced by Addiction Care Nurses

Nurses in every area of medical care face unique and extraordinary professional and personal challenges, many of which are due entirely to…

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