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Alcohol Abuse Helpline Weekly Roundup | october 3rd Week

1.Jake Arther Jail can make drug addiction worse. Oregon decriminalizing hard drugs can break the cycle. Drugs are often rampant in U.S. prisons. I’ve worked with addicts who get incarcerated for possessing small amounts of meth and leave knowing how to cook it.(nbcnews) 2.Experts Say Attack On Hunter Biden’s Addiction Deepens Stigma For Millions “Hunter …

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Alcoholabuse Helpline Weekly Roundup | october 3rd Week

1.If the Affordable Care Act Falls, People Battling Drug Addiction Will Be Hit Especially Hard, Experts Say Millions of Americans suffering from addiction would be left in a lurch should the landmark health law be struck down, mental health advocates, addiction specialists and health policy researchers are warning.(Morningconsult) 2.Minneapolis author’s experience with addiction and recovery …

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Alcoholabuse Helpline Weekly Roundup | october 2nd Week

1. Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Slowing the Epidemic of Drug Addiction We are making progress in reducing the number of overdose deaths. Last year, we were down 18 percent over 2018, and this year, we were down another 17 percent. Arkansas’s rate of reduction is the second-best in the nation(governorarkanas) 2.Meghan Markle raises concerns …

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Alcoholabuse Helpline Weekly Roundup | october 1st Week

1.Some Health Workers Suffering From Addiction Steal Drugs Meant For Patients When Kristin Waite-Labott, a nurse in Wisconsin, began stealing fentanyl and morphine from her hospital’s medical supply cabinets, she found it was relatively easy to cover her tracks.(npr.org) 2. Celebrating National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month The road to recovery is a journey …

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Alcoholabuse Helpline Weekly Roundup | September 4th Week

1.Raiders’ Waller uses struggles with drug addiction to help Las Vegas youths stay clean Darren Waller knew he was moving to one of world’s great tourist destinations. He was more than familiar with the bright lights and unlimited entertainment options of the Strip. (lasvegassun) 2. Dallas Drug Addiction Recovery Center Says Spike In Clients Due …

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AlcoholabuseHelpline Weekly Roundup | September 3 Week

1.Sanpete County Man Raising Awareness About Drug Addiction In Unique Way One man who lost his son to addiction seven years ago has been speaking about the dangers. But now, he’s found another way to reach teenagers.(ksltv) 2. Celebrating National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month Held every September, National Recovery Month brings awareness of …

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Alcoholabusehelpline Weekly Roundup |september 2 Week

1.Opioid summit looks at how pandemic is fueling addiction The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) says addiction hotline calls have skyrocketed during the pandemic, with an over 700% increase in demand for addiction services in the state.(fwbusiness) 2.Dallas Drug Addiction Recovery Center Says Spike In Clients Due To Coronavirus Pandemic A Dallas recovery …

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Alcoholabusehelpline Weekly Roundup | september 1 Week

1.  Mobile ‘fix room’ begins operating in Glasgow Peter Krykant, a recovering heroin addict and former drugs worker, has modified a minibus into a facility where he says addicts can safely take drugs under supervision. (bbc.com) 2.Former WWE Star Says The Company Saved His Life, Talks Past Drug Addiction “Toward the end of that last …

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