Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 1 Week

1. Lucius Malfoy actor Jason Isaacs opened up about overcoming his ‘decades-long love affair with drugs’ Lucius Malfoy actor Jason Isaacs opened up about overcoming what he dubbed his “decades-long love affair with drugs” in a new interview with the street newspaper The Big Issue. (news yahoo) 2. Oregon Could Become The First State To …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 5 Week

1. PTSD Therapy Doesn’t Trigger Drug Relapse in Addiction Patients (HealthDay News) — Talk therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn’t appear to increase addiction treatment patients’ risk of relapse, a small new study says. (https://www.usnews.com) 2. Alberta announces $10M for addiction recovery communities in Lethbridge County, Blood Tribe First Nation The government of Alberta …

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 …

110th Day of Rehab

A random memory, from first or tenth or hundredth day of alcohol rehab: I am lying in bed, at the alcohol rehab center. It is morning, I think: early morning, that time of the day when the sun is more of a rumor than anything else, a dim and distant whisper of gold fixed somewhere …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 2 Week

1.This is not the response to the addiction crisis that Trump promised There was a time when President Trump talked a lot about the opioid epidemic gripping the United States. “This scourge of drug addiction will stop,” he pledged in March 2018. “It will stop.” (washingtonpost.com) 2.Pensacola man who battled mental illness, drug addiction finds …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 1 Week

1. Kicking The Habit: The Opioid Crisis And America’s Addiction To Prohibition There is no single cause of America’s opioid crisis, but overprescription of opioids has undoubtedly contributed. The federal government has responded predictably, criminally prosecuting doctors who prescribe opioids to the drug dependent. ( cato.org ) 2. Exchanging Cos For Clinicians, Mass. Makes Changes …

Marijuana addiction

Marijuana addiction

Think you can’t get hooked on marijuana? Think again. Marijuana addiction is a real thing. I know because I lived it because I wound up trapped in a world where it was like there was just me and my desire to smoke…and where everything I did ultimately had to lead me back to weed. I …