Weekly Roundup

Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Oct 3 Week

1. Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces insomnia symptoms among young drinkers More than half of young adults at risk for alcohol-related harm report symptoms of insomnia. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the first-line treatments for insomnia, but it’s never been tested on young adults who are actively drinking. (sciencedaily.com) 2. 1 in 3 high school …

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Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Oct 2 Week

1. Jennersville Hospital Partners with Oxford Borough Police to Recognize National Substance Abuse Prevention Month – MyChesCo “The Oxford Police Department has always taken a proactive stance to this opioid crisis,” said Corporal Scott Brown, Oxford Police Department. (mychesco.com) 2. Substance Abuse Treatment Is Covered by More Companies as Employers Increase Mental Health Benefits to …

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Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Sep 5 Week

1. Wolf Administration to launch a drug addiction campaign The campaign is ultimately aimed at helping Pennsylvania continue the fight against the opioid epidemic.[4:04 PM (abc27.com) 2. Low-level alcohol use during pregnancy can impact a child’s brain development A new study finds any alcohol use during pregnancy, even low levels are associated with subtle, yet significant …

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Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Sep 4 Week

1. COVID-19 Poses Added Risk for People With Addiction Disorders: Study People with addiction disorders are at greater risk for COVID-19 and more likely to become seriously ill if infected, a new study finds. (usnews.com) 2. Emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during the pandemic Virginia Commonwealth University researchers released data showing an …

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Sep 3 Week

1. Substance use disorders linked to COVID-19 susceptibility A National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with substance use disorders (SUDs) are more susceptible to COVID-19 and its complications. (medicalxpress.com) 2. Behavioral Program Improves Chronic Pain Outcomes in Substance Use Disorder Behavioral pain management during addiction treatment is associated with better pain-related outcomes, but …

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Sep 2 Week

1. Almost 14 Million U.S. Adults Vape, With Use Rising Fastest in Young The number of Americans using electronic cigarettes is soaring, especially among youth, a new study finds. (usnews.com) 2. Vitamin B1 deficiency a key factor in the development of alcohol-related dementia A research group has now developed a hypothesis whereby iron deposits in …

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Sep 1 Week

1. Each Day Sober Slowly Helps Alcoholics’ Brains Recover A new brain scan study shows why the “one day at a time” approach works for recovering alcoholics. (usnews.com) 2. Shaken and stirred: The relation between stress and alcohol There are many unknowns with the COVID-19 pandemic, but people’s relationship with alcohol and the rationale for …

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 4 Week

1. Your In-Laws’ History Of Drinking Problems Could Lead To Alcohol Issues Of Your Own Researchers have identified nicotine-induced withdrawal for the first time in the zebrafish model—a discovery that could be used to test ways of treating withdrawal from addiction in humans. (medicalxpress.com) 2. State Policies Allowing Cannabis Use for OUD Affect Dispensary Marketing …

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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. (medicalxpress.com) 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. (psychiatryadvisor.com) 3. Nearly Half of U.S. Teens Who …

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 2 Week

1. Cannabidiol Studied as Potential Treatment for Cannabis Use Disorder Abstinence from cannabis is increased with daily oral doses of cannabidiol 400 mg and 800 mg versus placebo. (psychiatryadvisor.com) 2. Alcohol use is less prevalent in second, third trimesters The prevalence of self-reported drinking is lower among pregnant women in their second or third trimester …

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