Explosion of Drug Addiction in Texas Creates Need for More Counselors

16 October 2017
Drug Addiction in Texas

The demand for substance abuse counselors in the Lone Star State has increased dramatically over the last few decades. Drug addiction in Texas, specifically San Antonio and Austin, has exploded and stakeholders...

In Observance of World Mental Health Day

10 October 2017
world-mental-health-day

Today Recovery Unplugged recognizes and observes the 25th annual World Mental Health Day, an event established by the World Federation of Mental Health to promote awareness and education regarding mental health...

One More Day: Catch the Premiere of Richie Supa’s “I Got This” Music Video on September 28th

27 September 2017
I Got This

In less than 24 hours, the world will be given a fresh eye and earful of what denial truly looks like in addiction. Acclaimed songwriter and RU’s very own Director of Creative Recovery Richie Supa will be unv...

Richie Supa Debuts Powerful Music Video for “I Got This”

21 September 2017
I Got This

On September 28th, award-winning singer-songwriter, Richie Supa debuts his powerful new music video for “I Got This”.  Set your calendar to share the full-length video to help spread the message of how add...

Whatever You Need It to Be: Purpose and Benefits of Drug Rehab

19 September 2017

While its purpose is to address the behavioral aspects of drug addiction and to ultimately help patients develop healthy coping strategies to avoid relapse, drug rehab means different things to different people...

German Police Seize Trump-Shaped Pills in Effort to Combat Ecstasy Abuse

23 August 2017
Donald Trump-shaped pills seized in ecstasy abuse prevention bust.

While it’s unlikely that President Trump’s face will end up on American money anytime soon, it did wind up on a sort of “currency” traded between mid-level German drug dealers. Police in the Northwester...

Settlement from Drug Distributor Suits to Be Used to Fund Opioid Addiction Treatment

22 August 2017
Opioid addiction lawsuit.

In response to the rampant and ongoing opioid addiction epidemic claiming more and more of its citizens, West Virginia has passed a landmark piece of legislation aptly named the Ryan Brown Addiction Prevention ...

Choosing the Right Drug Treatment Facility

18 August 2017
Sign pointing the way to a drug treatment facility.

The Huffington Post recently ran an article about the how to identify an ethical drug treatment facility, which turned out to be a rather accurate and illuminating piece. The explosion of substance abuse and ad...

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

16 August 2017
Energy Drinks Linked to Addiction

The next time you think about chugging a Red Bull to get through the second half of the work day or taking down a Monster before going to the gym, consider these new findings from the University of Maryland. Re...

Remembering Glen Campbell – 1936-2017

10 August 2017
Glen Campbell

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...