Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 2 Week
1.White House Drug Czar visits El Paso
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, was on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday where drug seizures are up for the year.
2.Border district Fatehabad fights the tough fight against drugs amid steady trickle of heroin and tablets
The police have come to know that many consumers of heroin have themselves turned to drug peddling too so they can afford to keep buying more.
3.Health officials report increases in drug overdoses, suicides during COVID-19 pandemic
PHOENIX – As social distancing and isolation continue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many states across the country are reporting an increase in reported drug overdoses and suicides, including Arizona.
4.Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan discusses addiction struggles on Lily Cornell’s mental health podcast
Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has opened up on his struggles with addiction and anxiety in the latest episode of the mental health podcast hosted by the eldest daughter of the late Chris Cornell.
5.Associations of internet addiction severity with psychopathology, serious mental illness, and suicidality: Large-sample cross-sectional study
Via a survey among first-year undergraduates enrolled at Sichuan University in September 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, researchers examined if and how internet addiction severity is associated with adverse mental health outcomes.