Tag: music is our medicine

6 Signs You Need Treatment Now

With the peak of the COVID-19 crisis just around the corner, everyone is scrambling to keep themselves safe and healthy. However, many people unwilling to come to terms with their substance abuse issues are at ...

Commemorating GLSEN’s Day of Silence

Being a member of the LGBTQ+ community has never been easy. Even with all of the forward movement over the course of the past five decades, the youth still suffers. That’s why we’ve decided to highlight and...

Eminem’s Surprise Oscar Performance

In a turn of events, rap and recovery icon Eminem surprised Oscar attendees with a performance of his hit, “Lose Yourself.” Eminem caught the crowd off-guard with the seventeen-year-old Oscar-winning hit fr...

The Right Time for the Resolution

A FEW WORDS ABOUT NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FROM RECOVERY UNPLUGGED’S NATIONAL OUTREACH MANAGER, BLAKE COHEN.  Do New Year’s Resolutions Work? Have you ever wondered what percentage of New Year’s resoluti...

Recovery Unplugged Featured on ABC News

Recovery Unplugged co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Paul Pellinger recently spoke with ABC News  about the Recovery Unplugged treatment process, and how we have helped clients all over the country overcom...

Music: The Great Unifier

It doesn’t take perfect vision to see that our country and our world are divided, or that this division seems to be getting worse every day. The current political climate, deep-rooted cultural differences and...

Three Ways to Help an Addicted Friend

Very often we look at a friend who is vulnerable to drug or alcohol dependency and convince ourselves that it’s not our business to intervene or not our place to say anything about it. In theory, this sense o...

Remembering Glen Campbell – 1936-2017

Earlier this week, the world said “adios” to yet another music legend. Country superstar Glen Campbell passed away on August 8th after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. During an unpa...

Embracing Music in Everyday Recovery

At Recovery Unplugged, we commonly hear concerns from prospective patients about their lack of musical experience prior to treatment. They’re concerned that they have to have an overtly musical background as ...

Meet Carly Rae Jepsen – Charitybuzz

Today we are happy to announce that Charitybuzz has an auction to support our favorite organization The Face the Music Foundation. AIG has graciously donated a package to Meet Carly Rae Jepsen with 4 Tickets t...

TIM – Behind the Music

We aim to turn the spotlight to some of the amazing people we have coming through the Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center. Tim is one of those people. A truly remarkable human who graced us with their presenc...

Songwriting Contest Phase 3

We would love to thank everyone for entering the songwriting contest! The top 5 have been chosen by your votes! Music has been with us as long as we can collectively remember. Musical instruments have been...

TY Dolla $ign @ Recovery Unplugged

Recovery Unplugged welcomed a very special guest recently, singer/songwriter TY Dolla $ign. Although TY is not in recovery himself, he taught us all that motivation does not come strictly from stopping drug use...

Music Heals and Influences Change

We base our treatment around the healing power of music and how it can impact change. This week there was a study published about how music helps the healing process for everyone. Queen Mary University of Lon...

Music in Recovery @ Recovery Unplugged

Music is the great equalizer here at Recovery Unplugged, well, it is the great equalizer everywhere. I remember the first time I heard Otis Redding sing (I’m not that old, it was in a movie I swear). Hearin...

Our Recovery Songs

Over the last couple years, some highly unlikely acts have written songs about addiction and recovery that are, “Amazing.”...

Fighting Addiction With Music

Addiction is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences, but you already knew that. You also that here at Recovery Unplugged we specialize in a rehabilita...