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It’s Only the Beginning, A Look at our Programs

December 28, 2023

We are Unity Recovery Services Unity Recovery Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based out of Appleton, WI. Our mission is to create opportunities for individuals in or seeking recovery from addiction. Our programs work towards our vision to create a community where recovery is encouraged, supported, and respected. At…

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What is the role of a peer recovery coach?

December 19, 2023

Recovery Coach 101 and how you can become a certified recovery coach with URS What is a Peer Recovery Coach? By basic definition, a Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) is a nonclinical professional that has lived experience with addiction and engages, educates and supports an individual to successfully recover from mental…

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The Importance in Celebrating Milestones in Recovery

December 11, 2023

What are recovery milestones? The recovery journey isn’t always easy. Especially in early recovery, celebrating accomplishments and milestones along the way is important to stay motivated and committed to recovery. Recognizing these steps is also important to celebrate the positive choice the individual has made to choose sobriety. In most…

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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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Every Person, Every Family, Every Community

October 11, 2023

September was National Recovery Month, learn all our key takeaways to support our community during that time and beyond. Takeaways from National Recovery Month National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance held every September to: promote and support treatment and recovery practices; our strong and proud recovery community;…

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