Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Dec 3 Week

1. RCA Opens Ninth Inpatient Addiction Treatment Facility in Indianapolis

Recovery Centers of America (RCA) is tackling Indiana’s growing opioid and alcohol addiction problem head-on with this week’s opening of a new comprehensive 112-bed treatment center in Indianapolis. (elkharttruth.com)

2. Duluth Police Departments accepts $899,055 grant for helping those heal from addiction

Over the next three years, this grant will allow the department to expand its focus on methamphetamine, reduce delays in outreach and assessment, and provide services to a growing caseload. ( valleynewslive.com )

3. Yes, marijuana can be addictive — how to recognize the signs of cannabis use disorder

Marijuana addiction can occur when someone develops a problematic pattern of cannabis use that impairs their quality of life or causes them distress. (insider.com)

4. Opinion | What the Science of Addiction Tells Us About Trump

It turns out that your brain on grievances looks a lot like your brain on drugs. And that’s a problem not just for the outgoing president, but for the rest of us. (politico.com)

5. ADHD Meds May Boost Treatment Retention in Comorbid Addiction

Judicious use of stimulants may help patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) stay in addiction treatment programs, new research shows. (medscape.com)

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