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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 2 Week

Addiction Weekly Roundup

1. Miscarriage Risk Increases Each Week Alcohol Is Used In Early Pregnancy

 Each week a woman consumes alcohol during the first five to 10 weeks of pregnancy is associated with an incremental 8% increase in risk of miscarriage. ( )

2. Many Deaths Labeled ‘cardiac Arrest’ Could Be Drug Ods

Americans have long known that there’s an epidemic of opioid abuse and deaths in the United States. But a new report suggests the true extent of these tragedies has been underestimated. ( )

3. Mood Disorders Affect Ability To Adapt To Changes Due To Covid-19

Investigators conducted a population-based study in which a survey was deployed to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. ( )

4. Woman Faces Murder Charges After Her Stillborn Baby Found to Have Meth in System

A California woman is facing murder charges after giving birth to a stillborn baby found to have toxic levels of meth in his system. The Los Angeles Times reports some medical and civil rights groups to say the charges set a dangerous precedent. ( )

5. Bystanders Can Use Naloxone And Smartphone App To Reverse Heroin Overdose

A new study finds bystanders equipped with the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, along with a smartphone app, can reverse a heroin overdose. ( )

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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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