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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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