How to Reduce Harm?

February 19, 2024

Empowering people who use drugs to choose to live healthy, self-directed, and purpose-filled lives.  What is harm reduction? Harm reduction is a key pillar in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Overdose Prevention Strategy. Exactly as it sounds, harm reduction is reducing the harm associated with using drugs…

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Celebrating Love for Your Recovery: Navigating Valentine’s Day While Sober

February 7, 2024

Valentine’s Day can create lots of different emotions for people, for a lot of different reasons. This is especially true for individuals in recovery, as drug and alcohol abuse are notorious for placing strain on relationships. This means, for individuals in recovery, Valentine’s Day can bring up a lot of…

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Embracing Unity: The Benefits of Being a Recovery-Friendly Workspace

January 24, 2024

In a world that is constantly evolving, workplaces are redefining their cultures to create environments that support employee wellbeing and inclusivity.   One of the emerging trends is the establishment of recovery-friendly workspaces: places where individuals seeking recovery from substance use disorders find solace, understanding and encouragement. Unity Recovery Services…

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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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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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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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