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Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 2nd Week

1. Federal Legislation Would Require States To Fund Addiction Recovery Programs In the most recent fiscal year, Congress provided $1.8 billion for the program, Spanberger’s office said. (nbc12.com) 2. Tv Personality And Recovery Advocate Jason Wahler Joins Oakvine Recovery Center Today, Jason Wahler, recovery advocate and TV personality best known from MTV’s hit show “The …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 1st Week

1. OSU Opens New Substance Abuse, Addiction Research Center The Hardesty Center for Clinical Research and Neuroscience will house resources to support clinical trials, population health initiatives, and more. (tulsaworld.com) 2. ‘I’m Not In Prison Anymore, But My Addiction Was My Prison’: Maine Sees Record Number Of Drug Overdose Deaths In June 60 Mainers died …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 2nd Week

New laws strengthen addiction recovery support Two important state bills drafted to help support those recovering from substance abuse issues and their families received unanimous endorsement in the state House and Senate and have been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. (dailyitem.com) Opioid addiction treatment apps found sharing sensitive data with third parties As …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 1st Week

New Addiction Recovery Center in McKenzie County Brings Much Needed Service to Northwestern North Dakota MCKENZIE COUNTY, N.D. – The Summit Silver Creek Center is a former man camp that has been transformed into a place where those struggling with addiction can find help. It feels really good (to be open). We’re getting really good …

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 …

Weekly Addiction And Mental Health News

1.Coverage parity for mental health, substance abuse, a key focus for insurance regulators Health insurers are prohibited from placing unfavorable limits on mental health and substance abuse benefits, and yet, many do. Federal and state regulators are taking aim at these practices and making the enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – September 2 Week

1. New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies: Cybersecurity Investments Needed to Protect Healthcare Industry, Patients While the healthcare industry is expected to spend $65 billion from 2017 to 2021 on cybersecurity products, many hospitals will continue to be at risk of cyberattacks, which will cause damages that could cost as much as …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 4 Week

1. Coronavirus Pandemic Taking Toll On People Struggling With Addiction Weathering a new storm, addicts in recovery now face depression, anxiety, and isolation during the pandemic. It’s been three years since Geoff Patterson’s last brush with drugs, but his battle with addiction dates back nearly two decades. (okcfox.com) 2. Many Addiction Treatment Programs Discourage Opioid …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 3 Week

1. Mountain State Senators Sending Big Money To ‘overdose Data To Action’ Helping Fight Drug Epidemic West Virginia Senators, Shelley Moore Capito, and Joe Manchin have secured more than $7-million to fight the drug epidemic in the Mountain State. It will go to the “Overdose Data to Action” program through the DHHR. (wtf) 2. Pinnacle …