Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 3 Week

1. Increased Alcohol Consumption In Mice Lacking Sodium Bicarbonate Transporter Nbce1

The previous reports on an addiction vulnerability marker in the human SLC4A7 gene encoding the Na/HCO3 transporter NBCn1 suggest that this pH-regulating protein may affect alcohol-related behavior and response. (nature.com)

2. Coronavirus And Drug Addiction Are Both A Public Health Crisis – But Only One Is Being Taken Seriously

Our politicians don’t miss a chance to remind us that they are guided by the science on Covid-19 yet the government has ignored its own scientific advisors on how to reduce drug-related deaths (independent.co.uk)

3. Pandemic Is Changing Addiction Care, For Better And Worse

The COVID-19 pandemic is shaking up America’s approach to addiction treatment, but the fallout hasn’t been all bad, experts say. (usnews.com)

4. Collective Voice Launches Uk Addiction And Recovery Covid-19 Response Fund

As part of the UK government’s funding to support voluntary, community, and social enterprise organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Addiction and Recovery COVID-19 Response Fund has been launched. The fund was launched on 8 July; the deadline for applications is 22 July 2020. (Addiction-ssa.org)

5. Psychotic Disorder And Cannabis Use: Canadian Hospitalization Trends, 2006–2015

Examines hospitalization trends related to cannabis use and mental and behavioral disorders between 2006 and 2015. (ccsa.ca)

 

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