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 ...

When Classical Goes Clinical: The Best Composers to Listen to While Healing

28 December 2016

Let’s face it: not all of us are ready to turn on Rachmaninoff when we come home from work at the end of the day or when we go on a road trip with our friends. We all have our own musical preferences and they...

The Impact of Music in Physical and Psychological Wellness

20 December 2016

Morrissey once asked: “Does the body rule the mind or does the mind rule the body?” His ultimate conclusion was “I don’t know.” The good news is that music can have an extreme positive impact on both....

Common Types of Supplemental Treatment Therapies

6 December 2016

No treatment program should be identical to another. The issues and circumstances that trigger substance abuse are as unique to each individual and must be treated as such. Although there are some universal ele...

Taking It With You: Benefits of Supplemental Therapies in Post-Treatment Life

2 December 2016

ooner or later our treatment ends. If we’re lucky, our programs give us valuable behavioral coping resources to help us manage the situations that can trigger relapse, whether we have to avoid them or face th...

How Vivitrol Helps Families after Treatment

29 November 2016

Those of us who have helped our loved ones manage addiction know how difficult it can be. Even after the best treatment and the most positive and encouraging signs of progress, the path can still be difficult. ...

Recovery Unplugged Releases New eBook on the Impact of Addiction on Families

3 November 2016

Families are the lesser-discussed casualties of addiction. For practically every one of the over 23 million Americans suffering from chemical dependency, there is a whole separate group of people suffering righ...