New Study Reveals Shocking Data on References to Drugs in Music

25 April 2017

Rock and roll and hip-hop have been closely linked to counterculture over the past few decades. They have developed an association with sex, substance abuse and violence, as have genres like heavy metal, jazz a...

Three Career Choices that Are Prone to Higher Rates of Addiction

18 April 2017

When we start to examine our career choices early on in life, we immediately start making inevitable comparisons: money vs. time; opportunity vs. job scarcity; travel vs. telecommuting, etc. Very few, if any, o...

Sanctuary City Penalties Shine Light on Intertwined Fate of Addiction and Immigration Policy

3 April 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions at White House Podium

Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions took to the White House briefing room and announced that cities where police arrested illegal immigrants for other crimes and knowingly kept their immigration status f...

Your Guide to A Happy, Safe and Sober Saint Patrick’s Day

17 March 2017
Sober Saint Patrick's Day

Although Saint Patrick’s Day is holiday which celebrates Irish culture and spirituality, it has become an occasion that transcends cultural parameters, particularly here in the United States. For those in the...

Is It Time To Adopt A State-by-State Approach to Addiction Treatment?

14 March 2017

Yesterday it was announced that the American Addiction Treatment Association launched new industry regulations for addiction care facilities in the state of Michigan. Michigan is the ninth state in which AATA m...

Misinformation Plays Significant Role in Texas Drug Epidemic

9 March 2017

It’s, frankly, little surprise that many healthcare organizations and state agencies would have a hard time keeping up with the glut of addiction-related fatalities consuming the United States. The reality is...

Aetna Loosens Restrictions on Addiction Treatment Coverage

28 February 2017

And now a bit of good news for addicts and their families who are concerned about treatment access in this uncertain healthcare climate. Leading health insurance provider Aetna recently announced plans to remov...

Can Ketamine Be Used to Cure Alcohol Addiction?

30 January 2017

It’s been demonstrably effective in the treatment of depression; but can the tranquilizer ketamine be effective in the treatment alcohol addiction? Researchers at University College London believe so and are ...

Recovery Unplugged Featured in El Paso Inc. Article

24 January 2017

Recovery Unplugged had the honor of being featured on the popular Texas News and Lifestyle website Elpasoinc.com last week. The piece highlighted the Recovery Unplugged treatment approach and the positive impa...