Preparing for Winter in Recovery

December 5, 2023

Colder Weather Brings Mental Health Challenges As the seasons change, the days get shorter and the feeling of isolation can set in. Feeling down or depressed in the winter months is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. SAD is a type of depression that onsets in the fall and…

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Giving Thanks – Value of Giving Back in Recovery

November 21, 2023

Addiction is a Selfish Disease The depths of addiction are a lonely, dark place where you likely don’t think a lot about other people. Addiction is a selfish disease that can cause individuals to only think about their wants and perceived needs, such as where their next fix will come…

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Recovery During the Holidays

November 6, 2023

Tips for staying sober, preventing relapse and avoiding the holiday blues Holidays for some is the best time of the year. Yet, holidays in recovery can be one of the most difficult times of the year. In fact, according to the CDC, the most dangerous times of the year for…

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Ways to get involved this Giving Season

November 1, 2023

Ways to get involved this Giving Season As we are quickly approaching November, all of us at Unity Recovery Services are gearing up for the holiday season. Our community plays an intricate role in our plan to support individuals in recovery and their families. If you are looking for a…

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Tips to Building Resilience in Recovery

October 23, 2023

Resiliency offers a landing pad for someone who has the skill figured out. Building resiliency can help an individual bounce back from adversity and perhaps even become happier, smarter, stronger and healthier than you were before. Breaking it down, resilience is defined as the process and outcome of successfully adapting…

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Navigating Early Recovery: The Role of Peer Recovery Coaches

October 16, 2023

The Role of Peer Recovery Coaches Early recovery can be both an exciting and challenging time. An individual in early recovery has taken vital steps toward health and happiness, yet they are still experiencing substance cravings and conflicting desires. The early phase of sobriety is often considered to be the…

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Welcome our NEW Co-Executive Director, Julie!

October 10, 2023

As we continue to grow and expand our efforts in providing recovery solutions to our community, we need to grow and expand our team to get the work done. That’s why we are thrilled to introduce you to our new Co-Executive Director, Julie Kons! Julie comes to us with a…

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How to Help a Loved One During Recovery

October 3, 2023

Ways you can be supportive on the road to recovery Imperative, Compassionate Support In September we celebrated National Recovery Month, a time to help raise awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and to celebrate those in recovery from addiction. In the United States alone, over 22…

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NEW — Online Support Meetings

April 7, 2020

In order to better support individuals in recovery during this difficult Safer at Home period, Unity Recovery Services’ Fox Valley PRISM Team and Waushara SHINES recovery coaches are introducing a series of new online meetings. These meetings utilize the popular ZOOM online meeting platform; and can be accessed from any…

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Introducing the MCAAP Program

November 13, 2019

Unity Recovery Services is proud to be serving the City of Menasha with their Community Addiction Assistance Program (MCAAP). The MCAAP Program will utilize recovery coaches from our PRISM Team to make contact with individuals that have experienced an overdose or somehow exhibited signs of addiction issues. Goals of the…

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