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DEA National Takeback Day Helps Curb Prescription Drug Addiction
April 15, 2020

Drug Take-Back Day Postponed Due to COVID-19

Every six months, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) hosts the National Take-Back Initiative, an event to promote the safe disposal of prescription…

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Drug and Alcohol Detox Austin Texas
April 9, 2020

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…

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Music Assisted Treatment Austin
April 8, 2020

Just Jordan – Using Music to Combat Stress

Jordan G. is back this week with another vlog, this time sharing about how music has helped her relieve stress during social…

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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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Music Assisted Treatment
March 30, 2020

Dr. Elvis Francois Spreads Hope with His Singing

Since the coronavirus outbreak changed our lives, healthcare providers like doctors and nurses have been invaluable in the fight against it. Healthcare…

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Substance Abuse Treatment
March 27, 2020

Why Treatment is Essential During a Pandemic

By now, the majority of people in the United States are currently practicing some form of social distancing or self-quarantine. With the…

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LGTBQ+ Addiction Treatment
March 26, 2020

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…

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment
March 7, 2020

What Does “420” Mean?

Every April, self-identified “stoners” across the globe and United States gear up for “420.” The term has infiltrated popular culture for decades…

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Recovery Unplugged Alumni Parents Share Stories
February 27, 2020

Parents of Alumni Share for I Want You to be Happy Day

As a parent, it can be easy to feel helpless when you see your child struggling with things that are making them…

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Recovery Unplugged Celebrates Social Workers and Substance Abuse Counselors
February 25, 2020

Recovery Unplugged Celebrates Social Workers’ Month

Social Workers are the backbone of much of the work we do here at Recovery Unplugged. They are among the front lines…

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Recovery Unplugged discusses the unique issues women face in addiction and recovery on International Women's Day.
January 30, 2020

Women and Addiction and International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day, Recovery Unplugged wanted to recognize the unique relationship between women and addiction recovery. Vicki Quintero, our Production Coordinator,…

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quitting alcohol
December 27, 2019

The Benefits of Quitting Alcohol  

We all know how dangerous alcohol is. Many of us and the people we care about have been severely impacted and even…

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New Year's Resolutions and Addiction Recovery
December 23, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions and Addiction Recovery

The promise of the New Year makes optimists out of most of us. We feel empowered by the symbolic new beginning that…

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Starting the New Year Right Setting Goals In Drug Treatement

Setting New Year’s Goals In Drug Treatment

“Progress is the word that charms their ears and stirs their hearts.” – Woodrow Wilson

Why do we make resolutions? It seems like a tall order. However, resolutions always made in good intention because the focus of every resolution is progress. What is progress? People often get into arguments about what constitutes progress. Some say that what others regard as progress is not progress at all. Some people evaluate progress in relation to their notion of an ideal state of the world or themselves. To us progress is making a real effort even if that just means asking for help.

For those suffering from addiction just making a resolution will not due. Resolutions to get clean and sober are made a lot (whether at New Year’s or any other time), the first step is the hardest. We are so proud of anyone who makes the first step of getting help. It is the first step towards a goal or progress towards the goal of being in recovery. Goals play a big part in recovery. Once a person learns their purpose in their quest to defeat drug addiction and/or alcohol abuse. By simply setting goals will not sufficiently motivate a person attempting recovery to give up an addiction. The best way to do this is setting “SMART” goals….

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The Resolution
December 22, 2019

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…

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Recovery Unplugged Thanks Our Billing Department for All their Hard Work.
September 16, 2019

Making It Happen: Recovery Unplugged Gives a Much-Deserved Nod to Our Billing Department

When we talk about the Recovery Unplugged treatment experience, we generally discuss our doctors, therapists and creative professionals; however, there are multiple…

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National Recovery Month
September 3, 2019

30 for 30: Recovery Unplugged Celebrates National Recovery Month on its Three-Decade Anniversary

Recovery Unplugged welcomes the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month, a 30-day event spearheaded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

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Have A Fun Sober Labor Day from Recovery Unplugged
September 2, 2019

A Happy, Safe and Sober Labor Day from Recovery Unplugged

Labor Day: what is there to be nervous about, right? The only thing most of us really have to worry about today…

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steven tyler shout out
July 12, 2019

Steven Tyler’s Shout-Out to Richie Supa

Legends never die, and it’s in that spirit that Aerosmith, the legendary all-American band from Boston, has maintained a residency and is…

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