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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 2nd Week

July 7, 2021 admin 0 Comments

What Can Surfing Tell Us About Addiction?

Surfing, like many dangerous and otherworldly sports — skydiving, ski jumping, the rodeo arts — has not spawned overly distinguished literature. The book that surfing partisans almost universally regarded as the finest ever written about their sport, William Finnegan’s memoir “Barbarian Days,” was published only six years ago. (nytimes.com)

Opioid addiction apps access personal data, study finds

Opioid addiction apps used by tens of thousands of people to aid treatment and recovery are accessing sensitive personal information that could be used to identify them, a new study has found. (ft.com)

Addiction Recovery Care opens new residential recovery center

The Crown Recovery Center, located on the former St. Catherine College campus in Washington County, is Kentucky’s largest and most comprehensive treatment center. It offers a full range of care for those seeking long-term recovery from substance use disorders. (wtvq.com)

Woman overcomes opioid addiction through Bedford County recovery program

Child Protective Services arrived on her doorstep the day after Christmas in 2018. Two months later, her then 9-year-old son Jordan was removed from her home after she failed numerous drug tests. The program is one of four across the state specifically for parents dealing with addiction. (wset.com)

Echo of pandemic isolation continues to impact addiction crisis in Connecticut

In June, the Connecticut DPH reported the number of overdoses in the first three months of 2021 is higher than the same period in 2019-2020. For the first time in 2019, xylazine/fentanyl combinations were involved in 71 drug overdose deaths and the numbers continue to increase, according to the DPH Drug Overdose Monthly report of March 2019-2021. (fox61.com)

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