Addiction News Week In Review:: Episode 2

Local mother battles drug addiction to regain custody of kids – WKBN.com

http://wkbn.com/2017/09/13/local-mother-battles-drug-addiction-to-regain-custody-of-kids/Local mother battles drug addiction to regain custody of kidsShe finished residential treatment in April but keeps seeing the effects of drug abuse around her. “And I’ve lost one person a week due to this epidemic, this disease,” said Wells. “That’s a lot of people to lose.” Jess was addicted for 15 years. Local mother battles drug addiction to regain custody of kids – WKBN.com

 

Hurricanes drive addiction issues into public square – ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/hurricanes-drive-addiction-issues-public-square-49722960Hurricanes drive addiction issues into public squareJulie Boon, director of Eudaimonia Recovery Homes poses for a photograph at one of her facility damaged by Hurricane Harvey on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in Houston. Hurricanes drive addiction issues into public square – ABC News

 

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One of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis shows us what’s wrong with how we’re fighting it – Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/ohio-study-heroin-opioid-crisis-2017-9One of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis shows us what’s wrong with how we’re fighting itA study of addiction treatment programs in Ohio shows many of the problems with the current approach to the US opioid crisis. One of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis shows us what’s wrong with how we’re fighting it – Business Insider

Can you drum away your drug addiction? – The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20170912/can-you-drum-away-your-drug-addictionCan you drum away your drug addiction?Participant Lori Ripberger works on a mask in the workshop Faces of Recovery at a statewide conference on addiction and recovery September 12, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency. The participants paint the masks to to express themselves.[Eric Albrecht/Dispatch]. Can you drum away your drug addiction? – The Columbus Dispatch

 

FDA Clears the First-Ever Mobile App to Treat Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine Addiction – Fortune

http://fortune.com/2017/09/14/fda-alcohol-marijuana-cocaine-mobile-app/FDA Clears the First-Ever Mobile App to Treat Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine AddictionIn a milestone, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday green lit the first-ever mobile medical app to help treat people with substance use disorders (SUDs). FDA Clears the First-Ever Mobile App to Treat Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine Addiction – Fortune