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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.

The Five Reasons Gays Are More Addicted

Jan 29
While issues like marriage and discrimination laws dominate the headlines, as much as 30% of the LGBTQ+ community are suffering and even dying from alcohol and drug addiction. But why?

'It Never Really Leaves You.' Opioids Haunt Users' Recovery

By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 21
More than 2 million people are hooked on opioids. Overdoses from these drugs have killed more than 300,000 Americans since 2000, and they are killing an average of 120 people every day.

Surgeon General Report: 'Addiction is Not a Character Flaw'

By Carla K. Johnson | Nov 19
In what may be his last significant act as President Barack Obama's surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report Thursday calling for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol addiction.

Changing the Way We Treat Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

By Deanna Jordan, Clinical Director, New Method Wellness | Oct 16
There are two fundamental reasons why LGBTQ substance abuse rates are so high: Cultural and political discrimination and lack of culturally sensitive treatment options.

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