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Addiction Aide Weekly Roundup 12/31 to 01/05

Receive numerous news about addiction that happened in this week.

1. Opioids kill kids, too…

It’s very shocking news that opioids and other drugs do not only affect the adult and adolescent nowadays kids too get addicted.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2018/12/28/opioids-kill-children-accidental-overdose-suicide-homicide-misuse-recroteens/2432079002/  [USA Today]

2. Woman recovering from heroin addiction

If it is bad and there will be a good too… likewise  Woman recovering from heroin addiction celebrates this new year with changes, new life.

https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2018/12/30/woman-recovering-heroin-addiction-celebrates-year-changes/2138152002/ [The Greenville News]

3. Books on Addiction and Recovery

There are many ways to get recover from addiction but the best way to recovery is Reading books.

“Some books leave us free and some books make us free. – Ralph Waldo Emerson”

https://www.thefix.com/8-essential-books-addiction-and-recovery [The Fix]

4. What are the most addictive drugs?

Know more about five most addictive substance in the world.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/02/health/most-addictive-substances-partner/index.html [CNN News]

5. Does exercise help people in recovery from addiction?

“As an athlete, I think regularly about the potential health benefits of exercise for my patients.”-Claire Twark, MDhttps://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/can-exercise-help-conquer-addiction-2018122615641 [Harvard University]

Last Update : January 3, 2019

FAQ's

Can you leave the rehabilitation center?

You can leave the rehab any time, no one will compel you to stay at the rehab. However, dedication and continued treatment are required to fight addiction and achieve a sober life.

What are the Stages of Addiction?

There are various stages of addictions. The initial stage is the functioning individual with the addiction. The most common scenario is they have a job and their relationships are intact, but their health is depleting slowly because of their dependence.

What are narcotics and why people get it?

Narcotic analgesics (painkillers) are drugs that can reduce pain, cause numbness and/ or induce a state of unconsciousness. They have the tendency to cause tolerance and addiction

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