Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 3 Week

1. Opioid use can trigger deafness, study finds

Opioid use, particularly in high doses, can cause deafness, according to Rutgers researchers. (

2. Progress Assessment Tool Shows Promise for Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Evidence demonstrates that progress monitoring may improve medication adherence in substance use disorder treatments. (

3. Nearly Half of U.S. Teens Who Vape Want to Quit

Addictive e-cigarettes have made inroads among American teens, and government campaigns to prevent vaping among the young are everywhere. (

4. Smartphones can tell when you’re drunk by analyzing your walk

Your smartphone can tell when you’ve had too much to drink by detecting changes in the way you walk, according to a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. (

5. New Mexico has the highest rate for alcohol-related deaths

According to a recently published report by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Mexico continues to have the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in the country. (

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