Addiction weekly news-June 4th Week

Dave Attridge, the founder of local addiction recovery network, has died

The founder of Recovery Now NY, Dave Attridge, has died. Attridge started the nonprofit in 2017 to support addicts and their families. Attridge died in Florida on May 29 after complications from a stroke. He was 50. Attridge teamed up with the town of Gates and the Gates Police Department to open a drop-in center for addicts and their families called Gates to Recovery. (wxxinews.org)

State public health officials award $8.2 million for addiction treatment housing

BOSTON — The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced $8.2 million in funding to provide transitional or permanent housing for 1,000 individuals and 147 families in treatment and recovery from substance abuse disorders. (mass.gov

Impact on mental health, addiction recovery as things go back to normal

As more Americans get vaccinated and life returns to some degree of normalcy, experts weigh in on the impact the pandemic has had on mental health and addiction. The pandemic brought on the perfect storm when it comes to mental health and addiction as the onset of symptoms, such as social isolation, economic stressors and grief, are all factors many Americans have experienced. (abc57.com)

Lotus Recovery Centers Announces Grand Opening of Dual Addiction Treatment Facility and Outpatient Crisis Center

WILMINGTON, Del., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Wilmington-based addiction treatment organization Lotus Recovery Centers will hold a grand opening event on June 25 for their new substance use treatment facility that will also double as an outpatient crisis center. Both Lt. Governor Dr. Bethany Hall-Long, a fervent advocate for addiction treatment and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer will be speaking at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.(wfmz.com)

Pinnacle Peak Recovery offers help for addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-worth

you know how a car engine has all those parts working together? Our brains and bodies are kind of like that too. Sometimes one thing that needs to be changed affects another thing, so then two things need to be changed. We call that a “dual-diagnosis,” where you’re focused on getting more than one thing back to where it should be. (abc15.com)

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