Meth Abuse in Texas Is an Enduring Threat

11 January 2018
Meth Abuse in Texas

While the nation understandably concerns itself and commits the bulk of its resources to addressing opioid abuse, other addiction threats continue to fester and grow. One of the most recent examples of this und...

Components of An Effective Recovery Plan

3 January 2018
Recovery Plan

In recovery, there is a lot of talk about “Day 1”. Whether it’s in reference to a person’s first day without using drugs or alcohol; their first day of treatment or their first day after they complete t...

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...

Recovery Unplugged Delivers Two Powerful Presentations at This Year’s Recovery Results Conference on Addiction Treatment

20 November 2017
Recovery Results - Foundations Events Addiction Treatment

With this year’s Recovery Results Conference just around the corner, Recovery Unplugged is delighted and humbled to announce that we will be among this year’s presenters, giving two powerful and inspiring t...

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...

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...

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...

What’s Next?: Developing and Maintaining A Solid Aftercare Plan in Recovery

28 July 2017
The road of aftercare.

When a person first enters recovery, they’re often so traumatized, stressed out and disoriented that they’re not thinking of anything else beyond the next day or two. As time goes on, and they move further ...

Occupational Hazard: Career Choices with the Highest Rates of Substance Abuse

26 July 2017
Career professional at a meeting.

When an individual embarks on a career path, they’re likely considering such pros and cons as salary, contribution to their fellow man, personal fulfillment, etc. It’s doubtful they’re considering the lik...

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Found Dead from Apparent Suicide

20 July 2017
Chester Bennington

It would appear that mental health issues have extinguished the life of yet another musical figure. This morning at approximately 9am, Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington was found dead at his home in Palos V...