mental health

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Fort Lauderdale Florida
May 8, 2022

Tips and Tricks to Help With Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Let’s face it; there are more and more reasons to be anxious each day. We’re still dealing with the effects of a…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Austin Texas
April 2, 2020

Maintaining Good Mental Health During the Pandemic

Many of us never anticipated that COVID-19 would have such a serious and concrete impact on our everyday lives. Since the federal…

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Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis Treatment Fort Lauderdale Florida
April 1, 2020

Just Jordan – Mental Health in Quarantine

This week I decided to talk about how we can keep up good mental health in quarantine. Because I’ve struggled with this…

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How Are Pets Helping Us Through the Pandemic?
March 24, 2020

How Are Pets Helping Us Through the Pandemic?

If you’ve ever owned a pet that you’ve connected with, you’ll understand that there’s something special about the human-animal bond. It’s easy…

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Video Game Addiction Treatment Austin
March 12, 2020

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…

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Self-Harm and Drug Addiction
February 20, 2020

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…

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Substance Abuse Treatment Austin
February 14, 2020

How are Substance Abuse and Self-Harm Related?

Warning: The content in this article discusses distressing themes including self-harm and suicide, which some may find triggering. If you’re struggling or…

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Addressing mental health and addiction among veterans
November 11, 2019

Thank You for Your (Lip) Service: Are We Doing Enough to Help Veterans with Addiction and Mental Health Issues?

Addiction and mental health issues continue to be a problem for our nation’s veterans. As we observe another Veterans Day, a 24-hour…

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Examining LGBTQ Addiction amid the workers' rights Supreme Court Case.
October 21, 2019

LGBTQ Workers, Mental Health and Addiction: What You Need to Know

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court heard an important LGBTQ workers’ rights case. It looked at whether federal laws barring sexual discrimination…

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Recovery Unplugged discusses addiction and mental illness on World Mental Health Day
October 10, 2019

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…

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Addressing Mental Illness Musicians
May 24, 2019

Addressing High Rates of Mental Illness in Musicians

A just-released study from Swedish digital music distributor Record Union suggests that about three-quarters of independent musicians suffer from symptoms of mental…

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Maintaining Balanced Mental Health in the Nursing Profession
May 7, 2019

Maintaining Balanced Mental Health in the Nursing Profession

Few, if any, professions faces as many challenges as nursing and its adjacent career fields. The nature of nursing involves navigating difficult…

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Recovery Unplugged celebrates our nursing staff during National Nurses Week 2019.
May 6, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Celebrates National Nurses Week

Today marks the first day of National Nurses Week 2019, an event organized by the American Nurses Association to observe the vital…

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Chris Cornell's wife is determined to help families avoid being needlessly torn apart by drug addiction.
February 27, 2019

Chris Cornell’s Widow Addresses Congress about Rocker’s Suicide and American Drug Addiction

Chris Cornell’s voice, arguably one of the most distinct and powerful in modern music, was tragically silenced in May 2017 after the…

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Brain Processing Music
February 6, 2019

Johns Hopkins Study Finds Music Increases Dopamine Release

Ever wonder why you drive down the interstate blasting your favorite song and screaming along at the top of your lungs? Have…

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Examining the Link between Addiction and Suicide
June 11, 2018

Examining the Link between Addiction and Suicide

On the heels of the apparent suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef, author and television host Anthony Bourdain, the United…

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Stress in Recovery
January 15, 2018

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…

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World Mental Health Day and Dual Diagnosis Treatment
October 10, 2017

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…

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center A Lifelong Healing Resource: Examining the Ways Music Therapy Promotes Positive Mental Health throughout our Lives
April 11, 2017

How Music-Based Therapy Promotes Positive Mental Health

Recovery Unplugged has established its entire treatment philosophy based on the inherent healing properties of music-based therapy. We have seen first-hand how…

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Six Important Things to Know about Dual-Diagnosis Disorder
February 9, 2017

Six Important Things to Know about Dual-Diagnosis Disorder

Although the link between substance abuse and mental illness has been well documented, many fail to recognize the presence of a dual-diagnosis disorder in themselves or a loved one. Whether they’re unable to see that their substance abuse and mood disorders are related or they’re unwilling to admit that a problem exists at all, millions struggle with addiction and co-occurring mental illness each year without getting the help they need. The National Association of Mental Illness estimates that of the roughly 20 million Americans suffering from addiction, 53 percent suffer from at least one serious mental illness. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Mental Health reports that nearly eight million people suffer from some sort of dual-diagnosis disorder….

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