Tag: treatment and care

Addiction Treatment in America

At the end of last month, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigned after it was discovered that she purchased stock in the tobacco industry; a clear conflict of inter...

RIP Gregg Allman

Last week the American music landscape said goodbye to one of its most prolific and important contributors. Gregg Allman, renowned guitarist, songwriter, solo artist and founding member of the legendry Allman B...

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 ...

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...

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...

Self-esteem and Drug Rehab

It’s normal to feel a bit low while ‘in the rooms.’ I witnessed something that was amazing this week at Recovery Unplugged (a drug rehab in florida). Our director of client services and techs took our f...

Sobriety – A Marathon

As you can tell by the title, I think it is important to take time as much as possible to look at the big picture when it comes to recovery and sobriety. It is easy to get bogged down in the little details and ...

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...