Staying Sober during the Holidays

5 December 2017
Tips-for-staying-sober-holidays

At their core, the holidays represent an opportunity to gather with friends and family, indulge in delicious food, exchange gifts and take stock of the year. For many in recovery, however, the holidays can sign...

Stimulant Abuse: The Unsung Addiction Epidemic in the United States

27 November 2017
Stimulant abuse in the US

When we think of addiction in the current American landscape, our thoughts naturally drift to the over 60,000 United States citizens that succumbed to opioid overdose just last year. There remains, however, a s...

Examining the Struggles of Addicted Veterans

10 November 2017
Addicted Veterans

As the nation prepares to observe another Veterans Day, Recovery Unplugged Texas would like to acknowledge the selfless dedication and bravery exhibited by the men and women of our armed forces, both active and...

What One International Study Can Mean for Vivitrol Treatment in Texas

23 October 2017
Vivitrol Treatment in Texas

In a study believed to be the first that directly compares the two medications, researchers found that once-a-month Vivitrol treatment is just as effective as daily buprenorphine treatment. The Norwegian study,...

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
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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...

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...