treatment and care

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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6 Reasons to go to Treatment During the Holiday Season
November 1, 2019

6 Reasons to go to Treatment During the Holiday Season

The holidays are stressful for everybody. There’s always family drama. If you’re not in the same area, you have to make travel…

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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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Recovery Unplugged Family Weekend
May 31, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Discusses Family Weekend with Clinical Director Klifton Fehr

Family is an integral part of the addiction treatment and long-term recovery processes. The ability to reconnect with our loved ones and…

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The struggle of involuntary commitment for addiction treatment.
April 22, 2019

A Last Resort: The Issue of Involuntary Commitment for Addiction Treatment

When a loved one is struggling with substance use disorder, families and friends are forced to make a series of choices they…

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Drug courts can help low-level offenders opt for treatment vs. incarceration.
April 3, 2019

Drug Treatment Vs. Incarceration: Drug Courts Can Offer Second Chances

It’s no secret that American drug use and addiction has reached crisis proportions. In addition to year-after-year escalations in overdose fatality, drug…

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Benefits of Out-of-State Addiction Treatment
January 23, 2019

Benefits of Out-of-State Addiction Treatment

One of the unfortunate realities of addiction is that it often begins at home. The dysfunction we experience in our family dynamics,…

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ASAM encourages increased access to medication-assisted treatment as part of new grading system.
November 6, 2018

ASAM Pushes for Increased Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment As Part of New Grading System

Last year drug overdose killed over 72,000 Americans according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Over 49,000…

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Addiction Recovery Austin Texas
September 26, 2018

“What’s Next?”: Am I Doing Enough in Addiction Recovery?

Life has been asking itself the same question ever since the one-celled bacterium showed up on Earth: “What’s next?”. A sense of…

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Developing Healthy Lifestyle Habits in Recovery
September 19, 2018

Developing Healthy Lifestyle Habits in Recovery

Recovery takes a lifetime; and it should be a healthy one. As National Recovery Month continues, and so many of us are…

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Why Should I Go to Local National Recovery Month Events?
September 12, 2018

Why Should I Go to Local National Recovery Month Events?

As we find ourselves almost halfway through National Recovery Month 2018, many are still wondering how to get involved and find meetings,…

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Attending National Recovery Month Events in Your Area
September 6, 2018

Finding National Recovery Month Events in Your Area

National Recovery Month 2018 is in full swing and communities all over the country are mobilizing to organize events and help spread…

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National Recovery Month 2020
September 1, 2018

It’s Officially National Recovery Month: Get Involved Now

Today marks the start of National Recovery Month, an event started by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to…

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Is it time to refine your recovery routine?
August 30, 2018

How Has Your Recovery Routine Changed in the Last Year?

With another National Recovery Month just around the corner, millions across the nation are preparing to educate and empower themselves to take…

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Pursuing and Maintaining Dignity in Addiction Recovery
July 30, 2018

Pursuing and Maintaining Dignity in Addiction Recovery

It takes a tremendous amount of courage and dignity to acknowledge and seek help for drug or alcohol addiction; however, it may…

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Choosing the Right Drug Addiction Treatment Center
May 5, 2018

Choosing the Right Drug Addiction Treatment Center

The news has been rife lately with stories of opportunistic and lesser-quality treatment facilities putting their own financial interests ahead of patient…

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Addiction Treatment in America
February 20, 2018

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…

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Addiction Treatment in America
February 7, 2018

Examining Healthcare and 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…

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Avoiding relapse during the holidays.
December 4, 2017

Maintaining Recovery and Avoiding Relapse during the Holidays

For most people, the holidays represent a time to gather with loved ones, celebrate each other, exchange gifts and create lasting memories….

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
November 27, 2017

Could Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Be an Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is a condition that has confounded physicians and the medical community at large for years. It was instrumental in the…

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