This Week in Recovery: January 3, 2020

Posted on January 3, 2020 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. The True Cause Of The Opioid Epidemic – The Atlantic One of the biggest reasons or forces that may have influenced or led to the development of the opioid epidemic in the United States is job loss.


This Week In Recovery: December 20, 2019

Posted on December 20, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. Actor Brian Tarantina Died Of Accidental Overdose – NBC News “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” actor Brian Tarantina was found to have died from an accidental overdose on November 2. The New York City Medical Examiner’s office says that


This Week In Recovery: December 12, 2019

Posted on December 13, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hindered By Stigma – Forbes A new study published in “Drug and Alcohol Dependence” found that many adults who are in recovery from drugs and alcohol still experience some forms of discrimination as


This Week In Recovery: December 5, 2019

Posted on December 6, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. How The Class of 2000 Was Affected By Opioids – New York Times Purdue Pharma introduced its opioid painkiller, OxyContin in 1996 and unfortunately, many high schoolers in the late 90s and early 2000s began using these


This Week in Recovery: November, 22, 2019

Posted on November 22, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. Construction Workers Most Likely To Misuse Prescription Opioids – USA Today According to a new study published by New York University College, construction workers are more likely to use cocaine and misuse prescription opioids compared with other


This Week in Recovery: November 14, 2019

Posted on November 15, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. Heavy Marijuana Use Linked To Higher Risk of Stroke – Yahoo News A new study found that young people who use marijuana have a higher risk of stroke. The risk was even higher for frequent users. Those


This Week In Recovery: November 1, 2019

Posted on November 1, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. The Full Cost Of The Opioid Crisis – The White House The Council of Economic Advisers came out with new projections this week and said that they estimate that the opioid crisis has cost the United States


This Week In Recovery: October 25, 2019

Posted on October 25, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. When Teen Drinking Becomes A Disorder – New York Times It is no secret that high school students and college-aged teenagers drink, even in situations that may be dangerous. However, this type of binge drinking can actually


This Week in Recovery: October 18, 2019

Posted on October 18, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. Opioid Addiction Can Be Overcome With Mindfulness – Los Angeles Times New research has found that the practice of mindfulness may be a powerful tool to fight the opioid epidemic. Over an eight-week study, mindfulness techniques appeared


This Week in Recovery: October 11, 2019

Posted on October 11, 2019 in This Week In Recovery

Welcome to This Week in Recovery, a weekly recap of the 5 biggest stories in the recovery industry. At This Camp, Children Of Opioid Addicts Learn To Cope And Laugh – NPR Many don’t realize how much of an effect addiction can have on family and children specifically. One camp in Dayton, Ohio is working