prescription drug addiction

A Valentine’s Day Look at Addiction and Codependency
January 8, 2020

A Look At Addiction and Codependency

When Prince penned his iconic love song “I Would Die for You,” it’s safe to assume that he was exaggerating. For many…

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Examining 2019's Shows and Movies about Addiction
September 24, 2019

Must-See TV Shows and Movies About Addiction

It can be difficult to find shows or movies about addiction that offer honest and authentic messaging. Whether it’s the depiction of…

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Help your employees overcome addiction.
July 12, 2019

Why Are Your Employees Struggling with Addiction?

Determining the cause of addiction among your employees is as simultaneously simple and difficult as asking someone why they’re having trouble paying…

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New HBO Series Euphoria Explores the Hopelessness of Drug Addiction
June 25, 2019

HBO Series Euphoria Follows Woman Suffering from Drug Addiction in a World that’s Leaving her behind

Euphoria, HBO’s newest drama, revolves around Rue Bennett, a 17-year-old woman struggling with drug addiction, depression and anxiety who turns to drugs…

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Millennials in group therapy for addiction treatment.
June 18, 2019

Examining and Addressing Addiction among Millennials

Addiction among millennials has been on the rise for some time. This age group is more likely to die from drugs, alcohol,…

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Addressing causes, effects and obstacles to treatment for addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community
June 17, 2019

Examining Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community

As we continue to celebrate Pride Month, Recovery Unplugged wants to take a moment to examine some of the origins, sustaining factors…

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Risks and benefits of Suboxone and buprenorphine.
April 12, 2019

Re-Examining Suboxone: Benefits and Risks of Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine has been in the news more than usual as of late. On one side of the spectrum, we’ve learned that the…

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Ringo Starr and Joe Walsh Discuss American Drug Addiction and their Lives in Recovery
March 19, 2019

Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr Team Up to Address American Drug Addiction

We can all imagine a scenario in which we’re listening to a collaboration between Ringo Starr and Joe Walsh and saying, however…

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Most Addictive Drugs
January 2, 2019

What Are The Most Addictive Drugs?

This time of year, everyone loves a countdown, from the best songs of the year to the most commonly used (and most…

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Staying Centered and Sober during the Holidays
December 21, 2018

Staying Centered and Sober during the Holidays

Recovery Unplugged wants to wish everyone a happy, healthy and hopeful holiday season while recognizing the plight of those in recovery during…

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In Case You Missed It: Three Stories from the Week that Address Addiction in the United States
December 20, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Three Stories from the Week that Address Addiction in the United States

It’s been quite a week: the government remains millimeters away from shutting down, President Trump has announced plans to pull out of…

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The Perception toward Addiction is Changing…or Is It?
April 17, 2018

Is The Perception of Addiction Changing?

Most people would like to consider themselves as enlightened, progressive and deeply in tune with the inner workings of just about everything;…

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Helping Address Drug Addiction
April 16, 2018

So…Just Who’s Responsible for Combating Drug Addiction?

We’ve all seen those after-school public-service announcements about drug addiction prevention is everyone’s responsibility: the cartoon animal that simplifies addiction as a…

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Helping an Addicted Friend
October 16, 2017

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…

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Popular Energy Drinks
August 16, 2017

Popular Energy Drinks Linked to Drug and Alcohol Addiction in New Study

The next time you think about chugging a Red Bull to get through the second half of the work day or taking…

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Make It Count: What Happens after Narcan Deployment?
April 17, 2017

Make It Count: What Happens after Narcan Deployment?

Narcan saves lives and that’s really all there is too it…or is it? It’s true that the widely used anti-overdose drug has…

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Florida Addiction Treatment for Prescription Drugs
March 21, 2017

Northern Kentucky Officials Taking Addiction Prevention into their Own Hands

Every so often, we’re reminded of the power of communities to mobilize and improve conditions for their citizens and outlying neighborhoods. Whether…

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November 15, 2016

Naloxone Saves Lives: A Message from Recovery Unplugged Medical Director Dr. David Kramer

I’ve treated thousands of patients in South Florida over my 20-year career as a doctor on the front lines of substance abuse…

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A SAFE and Happy Halloween: Alcohol and Halloween’s Burgeoning Relationship
October 31, 2016

A SAFE and Happy Halloween: Alcohol and Halloween’s Burgeoning Relationship

This year Americans will have spent approximately $8.5 billion on Halloween. Translation: it’s not just a kids’ holiday anymore. While many of us…

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Are We All Wired for Addiction?
September 22, 2016

Are We All Wired for Addiction?

Last month, researchers at Texas A&M published a white paper making a decidedly bold claim: We are all wired for addiction on…

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