Tag: mental health

Are Video Game Addictions Real?

Video game and gaming addictions are issues that have had profound effects on our youth. Since technology and recreational gaming became normal features in our daily lives, there have always been those concerne...

The Lasting Scars of Self-Harm

Warning: The content in this article discusses distressing themes including self-harm and suicide, which some may find triggering. If you’re struggling or need support, call 1-800-273-TALK or dial 988 for the...

A Look at Addiction and Mental Illness

Recovery Unplugged wanted to take the opportunity to discuss the clear and undeniable correlation between addiction and mental illness, and the increasing importance of dual-diagnosis treatment. We want to prom...

The Impact of Stress in Recovery

We can’t see it, we can’t always identify it as a problem, but we can’t help but feel it. It’s a problem that impacts practically every aspect of our physiology, including blood pressure, mental health,...

In Observance of World Mental Health Day

Today Recovery Unplugged recognizes and observes the 25th annual World Mental Health Day, an event established by the World Federation of Mental Health to promote awareness and education regarding mental health...

Taking Time On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other ...

What is a Dissociative Disorder?

While the term may sound foreign, it is highly intertwined with drug and alcohol addiction and many times is the condition that must be treated in rehabilitation to help patients obtain sobriety. What is a diss...