Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 5 Week
1.The New Fight to Hold Purdue Pharma and the Sacklers Accountable for the Opioid Crisis
Victim advocates fear that bankruptcy will shield the drug maker from justice, but they’re not giving up.
2.Long Island Officials Lobby Congress For Funding To Help Recovering Addicts
Long Island elected officials were in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to advocate for federal help in the opioid and alcohol addiction crisis.
3.What the heroin industry can teach us about solar power
If you have ever doubted whether solar power can be a transformative technology, read on.According to the UN body responsible for tracking and tackling illegal drug production, the UNODC, almost 80% of all Afghan opium now comes from the south-west of the country, including Helmand.
4.Bucks expands program training police to connect people to drug treatment
Bucks County is expanding a program designed to quickly get people suffering from addiction connected with treatment by enlisting police departments.
5.Michael Phelps: ‘I Can’t See Any More Suicides’
In the documentary “The Weight of Gold,” Phelps presents a stark picture of the mental wear and tear Olympians endure.