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Pet-Friendly Drug and Alcohol Treatment
March 16, 2020

Recognizing National Pet Day at Our Pet-Friendly Drug Rehabs

Pet-friendly drug rehabs have become more and more common in treatment as time has passed. Substance abuse and treatment are hard realities…

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Couples Drug Rehab Fort Lauderdale
January 22, 2020

Is Couples Drug Rehab Possible?

Can Couples Go To Rehab Together? The consensus seems to be that while couples’ drug rehab is possible, the reality is that…

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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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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Starting the New Year Right Setting Goals In Drug Treatement

Setting New Year’s Goals In Drug Treatment

“Progress is the word that charms their ears and stirs their hearts.” – Woodrow Wilson

Why do we make resolutions? It seems like a tall order. However, resolutions always made in good intention because the focus of every resolution is progress. What is progress? People often get into arguments about what constitutes progress. Some say that what others regard as progress is not progress at all. Some people evaluate progress in relation to their notion of an ideal state of the world or themselves. To us progress is making a real effort even if that just means asking for help.

For those suffering from addiction just making a resolution will not due. Resolutions to get clean and sober are made a lot (whether at New Year’s or any other time), the first step is the hardest. We are so proud of anyone who makes the first step of getting help. It is the first step towards a goal or progress towards the goal of being in recovery. Goals play a big part in recovery. Once a person learns their purpose in their quest to defeat drug addiction and/or alcohol abuse. By simply setting goals will not sufficiently motivate a person attempting recovery to give up an addiction. The best way to do this is setting “SMART” goals….

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Mapping the Science of Music and Emotions
November 4, 2019

AI Deconstructs Relationship between Music and Emotions

We all knew this day would come….robots are taking over in the best possible way. Researchers at USC claim that AI (yep…robots)…

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6 Reasons to go to Treatment During the Holiday Season
November 1, 2019

6 Reasons to go to Treatment During the Holiday Season

The holidays are stressful for everybody. There’s always family drama. If you’re not in the same area, you have to make travel…

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Have A Fun Sober Labor Day from Recovery Unplugged
September 2, 2019

A Happy, Safe and Sober Labor Day from Recovery Unplugged

Labor Day: what is there to be nervous about, right? The only thing most of us really have to worry about today…

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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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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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Drug courts can help low-level offenders opt for treatment vs. incarceration.
April 3, 2019

Drug Treatment Vs. Incarceration: Drug Courts Can Offer Second Chances

It’s no secret that American drug use and addiction has reached crisis proportions. In addition to year-after-year escalations in overdose fatality, drug…

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Recovery-friendly workplaces make finding a job in recovery easier.
December 4, 2018

Recovery-Friendly Workplaces Make Finding a Job in Recovery Easier

Finding a job in recovery can be incredibly difficult. The stigma that the recovery community faces is often most apparent during the…

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How has the Marchman Act helped address addiction in families?
November 26, 2018

How Does The Marchman Act Help Address Addiction in Families?

What do you do when a family member or loved one struggles with substance abuse and they’re unwilling to seek treatment out…

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ASAM encourages increased access to medication-assisted treatment as part of new grading system.
November 6, 2018

ASAM Pushes for Increased Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment As Part of New Grading System

Last year drug overdose killed over 72,000 Americans according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Over 49,000…

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October 2, 2018

National Recovery Month: What We’ve Learned

With another National Recovery Month in the books, recovery and addiction prevention advocates all over the country are left empowered, mobilized and…

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Addiction Recovery Austin Texas
September 26, 2018

“What’s Next?”: Am I Doing Enough in Addiction Recovery?

Life has been asking itself the same question ever since the one-celled bacterium showed up on Earth: “What’s next?”. A sense of…

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SAMHSA Publishes Best Practices on Medication-Assisted Treatment
February 25, 2018

SAMHSA Publishes Best Practices on Medication-Assisted Treatment

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has codified and published a set of guidelines and best practices for dealing…

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Addiction Treatment in America
February 20, 2018

Addiction Treatment in America

At the end of last month, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigned after it was discovered that…

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Florida Addiction Treatment
October 23, 2017

Advantages of Florida Addiction Treatment

For the past few decades, Florida has become a hub for addiction and substance abuse care. Patients suffering from every type of…

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Drug Treatment Centers
August 18, 2017

Choosing the Right Drug Treatment Facility

The Huffington Post recently ran an article about the how to identify an ethical drug treatment facility, which turned out to be…

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Austin Drug Treatment
August 1, 2017

What’s Next?: Developing and Maintaining A Solid Aftercare Plan in Recovery

When a person first enters recovery, they’re often so traumatized, stressed out and disoriented that they’re not thinking of anything else beyond…

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