SAMHSA Publishes Best Practices on Medication-Assisted Treatment

26 February 2018
SAMHSA's new medication-assisted treatment guidelines.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has codified and published a set of guidelines and best practices for dealing with medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Desi...

Forming a Game Plan to Prevent Super Bowl Relapse

1 February 2018

This Sunday more than a third of the country is expected to watch the biggest sporting event of the year. A day that has truly transcended, the Super Bowl represents a celebrated American institution. It’s al...

The Whole Package: Dealing with Health Issues from Opioid Addiction

24 January 2018
Addressing Health Issues from Opioid Addiction

By the time opioid addiction takes of us or the people we love, there is a five-alarm urgency to get into treatment and immediately start reversing the course of this deadly and debilitating illness. All we can...

The Cole Memo: What It Is and What It’s Meant for Marijuana Use

8 January 2018
Cole-Memo and Marijuana Use

Federal and state law have, for some time, existed in direct conflict with one another in many areas of the country regarding marijuana use. The issue has been a political lightning rod that has created many un...

Read Our Story: Paul Pellinger Releases New Book on Music-Based Treatment and Recovery Unplugged

17 December 2017
Music Is Our Medicine Banner

Recovery Unplugged Chief Strategy Officer Paul Pellinger has just released an illuminating and engaging book on the power of music-based addiction treatment and the origins of the Recovery Unplugged care proces...

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...

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...

In Observance of World Mental Health Day

10 October 2017
world-mental-health-day

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 ...