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Recovery Unplugged: Understanding the Physiology of Addiction and Sobriety

Recovery Unplugged: Understanding the Physiology of Addiction and Sobriety

By Jill Gleeson | May 23
What you put into your body directly relates to recovery, Recovery Unplugged, a national addiction care organization with locations all over the country — and the importance of physical well-being shouldn't be minimized.

Watch: How Recovery Unplugged Offers Hope and Healing to the LGBTQ Community

Watch: How Recovery Unplugged Offers Hope and Healing to the LGBTQ Community

By Jill Gleeson | May 22
A drug and alcohol rehab unlike any other, Recovery Unplugged uses music to affect change in clients right down to their souls — the place where true healing happens. Here is one woman's story.

How Young Queer and Trans Men in Canada are Navigating Opioid Risk Reduction

How Young Queer and Trans Men in Canada are Navigating Opioid Risk Reduction

May 21
Recent research has revealed that young queer and trans men in Canada make a significant effort to buy substances from "trustworthy" sources, including members of their peer and sexual networks.

Hear Me Roar: How Recovery Unplugged Helps Women in Addiction

Hear Me Roar: How Recovery Unplugged Helps Women in Addiction

By Jill Gleeson | May 7
Music-based addiction treatment network Recovery Unplugged offers an innovative approach for women seeking treatment and long-lasting recovery.

Recovery Unplugged: Finding Sobriety One Song at a Time

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 13
Aerosmith songwriter Richie Supa shares how music is a fundamental part of Recovery Unplugged's addition treatment program.

Reaching the LGBTQ Community Through Music-Based Addiction Treatment

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 1
Recovery Unplugged understands the dangers of addiction and offers a recovery process that includes individual therapy, group therapy, counseling, and aftercare. Within this course of treatment, music actually becomes a recovery trigger.

Musical Medicine: Recovery Unplugged

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 17
Recovery Unplugged uses the power of music to help patients heal from alcohol and drug addiction, and the results are proof-positive that music-based recovery can provide long-lasting impact.

Can Acupuncture Help Deflect Opioid Crisis?

By Jennifer McDermott, Dake Kang, Mike Stobbe | Feb 21
Although long derided as pseudoscience and still questioned by many medical experts, acupuncture is increasingly being embraced by patients and doctors, sometimes as an alternative to the powerful painkillers behind the nation's opioid crisis.

Opioid Crisis Strains Families and Foster System

Opioid Crisis Strains Families and Foster System

Dec 14
The opioid crisis sweeping the US has hidden victims: Tens of thousands of children forced from their homes. The share of kids entering the foster care system due to a parent's addiction has reached a high, fueled by skyrocketing use of opioids.

Hooked, Hoodwinked: Some Drug Rehabs Aim for Relapse and $$$

By Curt Anderson | Aug 27
Rather than working to get people well, a growing number of unscrupulous industry players are focusing on getting patients to relapse so that insurance dollars keep rolling in, according to law enforcement officials.

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