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...

New Healthcare Bill Has Addiction Treatment Resources Hanging in the Balance

24 March 2017
ACA Treatment Resources

Kraig Moss was one of the most ardent Trump supporters that one is likely to find. The upstate New York resident, former business owner and amateur country singer even sold his construction equipment company, s...

Rebuilding: The Importance of Perseverance in Addiction Recovery

10 March 2017

Recovery Unplugged Texas was recently impacted by a tornado that left us temporarily unable to fully provide the unmatched level of care our patients deserve, and have come to expect. While none of us can contr...

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...

Are Recovery Schools the Wave of the Future for Juvenile Addicts?

21 February 2017

Addiction has many casualties. Depending upon when, in one’s life, substance abuse takes hold, it can take away any sense of normalcy that so many of us take for granted, including a decent education. Many pa...

Louisville Overdose Spike Reignites Treatment Versus Enforcement Conversation

16 February 2017

A city that has been at the forefront of the American opioid epidemic since its start, Louisville, Kentucky recently experienced an even higher-than-usual increase in overdoses this past week. The city’s Metr...

A Closer Look at What Addiction Does to Families

13 February 2017

When discussing addiction and its impact, brief and superficial lip-service is often paid to damage it creates within the family unit. We hear common tropes like how substance abuse takes its tolls on families ...

How Will Trump-Era Foreign Policy Impact International Drug Trafficking Cooperation?

1 February 2017

The Trump Administration’s clear and distinct departure from decades-old foreign policy protocol has been the subject of headlines across the globe for the past two weeks. Regardless of where one may fall on ...