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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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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 4 Week

1. The immune system facilitates alcohol addiction The activation of the immune system could eventually perpetuate some of the deleterious effects of alcohol, like an addiction. (medicalxpress.com) 2. Impaired learning from regret and disappointment in alcohol use disorder The development of alcohol habits is considered a form of maladaptive reinforced learning, with sustained alcohol use …

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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 2 Week

1. Pandemic Is Changing Addiction Care, for a Better and Worse pandemic is shaking up America’s approach to addiction treatment, but the fallout hasn’t been all bad, experts say. (usnews.com) 2. Health organizations: FDA puts the public at risk by allowing Philip Morris ‘heated cigarette’ Setting a dangerous precedent that puts kids and public health at …

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