Tag: drug treatment

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 it’s unrealistic and improbable. Relationships are different for everyone, and the...

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 much do you share with the paramedics and first responders when you ...

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 she purchased stock in the tobacco industry; a clear conflict of inter...

RIP Gregg Allman

Last week the American music landscape said goodbye to one of its most prolific and important contributors. Gregg Allman, renowned guitarist, songwriter, solo artist and founding member of the legendry Allman B...

The Drug Czar and Forward Thinking

“Locking people up for minor drug offenses, and especially people with substance-use disorders, is not the answer,” Mr. Botticelli said. “It’s cruel. It’s costly. And it doesn’t make the public any ...

What is Flakka?

If you are here in South Florida all anyone is talking about is the new street drug that is sweeping the streets of South Florida called Falkka. Flakka’s technical name is- Alpha Pyrrolidinopentiophene (A-PV...

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...

The Role of Stress

I do not want to suggest that it is OK to make excuses for addictions, but it is important to understand situations and triggers that can aggravate addiction or rehabilitation. In this case, let’s examine the...

Reading the Signs of Drug Addiction

When you suspect a child, parent or loved one is struggling with addiction, it is hard to know what to do. There is always a risk of damaging a relationship and many do not know how to be sure addiction is pres...