ABOUT RECOVERY UNPLUGGED TEXAS
Recovery Unplugged Texas offers adults who are struggling with substance use disorder the opportunity to work through recovery by participating in music-based and traditional therapy. The Austin-based rehab center is geared toward clients who have chronically relapsed following previous rehab experiences. Modalities include residential and intensive outpatient programs (IOPs). The facility is also one of 44 non-hospital substance abuse treatment centers in Texas (just nine percent of all facilities in the state) to offer medical detox.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Clients write, study, produce, and perform music at Recovery Unplugged. According to the facility, this process helps individuals affected by addiction to express their emotions through self-discovery and constructive channeling. Some participants have never played an instrument before beginning the Austin program.
The average residential rehab stay is 28 to 45 days. Treatment begins with medically supervised detoxification and continues through a comprehensive and customized program that integrates traditional, evidence-based treatment practices with innovative, effective music-based therapy.
Exercises such as listening to songs about addiction and recovery, drumming, and karaoke are combined with individual and group counseling. Holistic activities like yoga and other fitness therapies are offered to help clients heal from chemical dependency and its physical, social, and psychological consequences.
Family involvement is strongly encouraged. The rehad also offers opportunities for aftercare counseling and logistical support to help prepare for work and sober living beyond rehab.
Creative therapists and clinical professionals work collaboratively with clients. Staff members include a board-certified psychiatrist with a specialization in addiction, as well as a master’s level counselor, licensed chemical addiction counselors, and a clinical director with over a decade of experience treating patients with chronic relapse problems.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Recovery Unplugged is located on a two-acre property in the vibrant, musical city of Austin. According to the facility’s website, rooms are semi-private and clients have access to a gym. Fresh meals prepared by a professional chef. One unique amenity is the program’s state-of-the-art recording studio.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
More than three dozen former clients were surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing. Almost all gave Recovery Unplugged highly positive feedback, especially when it came to the facility's upkeep and its staff.
Facility cleanliness and upkeep: 4.9/5 stars
Staff's level of training and experience: 4.9/5 stars
Staff support: 5/5 stars
Alumni also praised the rehab for it's unique treatment modalities and its wide range of counseling options.
Counseling options: 4.8/5 stars
Holistic offerings: 4.5/5 stars
"RU is one of the most unique treatment centers in the area," wrote an anonymous alum in a representative review. "The food is fantastic, groups are exciting and fun, clinicians are incredible."
Recovery Unplugged also received positive feedback on secondary sites, earning average ratings of 4.9 out of five stars based on 53 Google reviews and 4.6 out of five stars based on 63 Facebook reviews (which the facility has the ability to edit. It also earned one five-star rating from an alum on Yelp.
Comments across all three sites described the program as highly effective and the staff as warm and compassionate. "Staff was awesome and genuinely care about their clients," Kristy told Google in a representative review. "They saved my life and I am forever grateful."
WHAT STAFF SAY
The five staff members polled by Rehabs.com to date gave Recovery Unplugged mostly positive reviews. The highest ratings were awarded to the rehab for its exercise activities, its staff's qualifications, and its upkeep.
Exercise and leisure activities: 4.2/5 stars
Staff's level of training and experience: 4.4/5 stars
Facility cleanliness and upkeep: 4.6/5 stars
In a representative review, J.B. described the program as an "amazing, unique style of treatment utilizing music as a tool to help clients engage in their treatment experience on a deeper level."
Recovery Unplugged recognizes most major insurance plans and staff members are available to assist clients in understanding their payment options.
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