Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Nov 3 Week

1. Gillibrand wants funding for mental health, substance abuse issues in next COVID relief package – NNY360

The senator said in a prepared statement that she is calling for emergency funds for providers of mental health and addiction treatment services to maintain operations and ensure stability for the duration of the economic and public health crisis. (nny360.com)

2. ‘Substance abuse a big deal’ during a pandemic, could worsen under new restrictions – Fox17 

She’s the CEO of Arbor Circle, an organization that provides a variety of mental health, substance abuse, and family supported services, and she and her team are worried for their patients. (fox17online.com)

3. Doctors warn substance abuse is a big deal during a pandemic, could worsen under new restrictions – wtvr.com

The pandemic has been an isolating and difficult time for people who struggle with substance abuse and addiction, said Kristin Gietzen. (wtvr.com)

4. Addiction recovery coaches will join first responders | Local News – Bennington Banner 

Julie Larsen and Tom Haley, recovery coaches at the Turning Point Center of Bennington, hand out “harm reduction” kits to some apartments on Pleasant Street in Bennington one morning in September. (benningtonbanner.com)

5. How a Fitness Community Called The Phoenix Is Helping Members Recover From Substance Abuse – NBC Chicago

He joins LX News to explain how the coronavirus pandemic is making his programs more important than ever. (nbcchicago.com)

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