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Addiction Weekly News June 3rd Week

1.Holyoke Police Community Center focuses on mental health, addiction intervention efforts Acting Mayor Terence Murphy praised the efforts of the Holyoke Police Community Center, a unit that teams with mental health and addiction specialists on intervention strategies.(masslive.com) 2.Grants coming to deal with addiction and mental health Multiple grants will bring almost $1.5 million to Daviess …

Addiction & Mental Health News June 2nd Week

1.Loss of Brother to Addiction and Mental Illness Inspires Sister to Raise Money by Selling Face Masks. Starting June 10th, until midnight Sunday, June 13th customers across Canada can help raise funds for Mental Health Organizations in their own provinces by purchasing much needed luxury cotton face masks.(todayville.com) 2.Budget casualties: Mental health and substance abuse …

Weekly Addiction & Mental Health News

1.Breaking the cycle: How addiction and mental illness fuel one another Have you ever been stuck in a roundabout?You just keep going around and around and can’t get seem to get off.Experts say that’s how mental illness and addiction work. One cycle fuels the other.For those living through it, that cycle can feel impossible to …

Addiction News Weekly May 3rd Week

1.Elizabethton High School students help local addiction recovery ministry A local non-profit addiction recovery ministry is getting an upgrades workout facility for its residents.(wcyb.com) 2.City Donates Property For Sheriff’s New Addiction Recovery Program A Goldsboro home is being donated to assist persons struggling with drug abuse and addiction.(goldsborodailynews.com) 3.New holistic recovery center to offer long-term …

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 …

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Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a serious problem with serious consequences for the addict and his or her family and friends. Drug use becomes drug abuse when the substance is no longer used recreationally. 3 types of drugs Roughly, there are three types of drugs: 1. Depressants such as heroin and opium 2. Stimulants such as cocaine …