1. Rwanda avoids US-style opioids crisis by making own morphine
It was something, the silence. Nothing but the puff of her breath and the scuff of her slip-on shoes as Madeleine Mukantagara walked through the fields to her first patient of the day. Piercing cries once echoed down the hill to the road below. What she carried in her bag had calmed them. (medicalxpress.com)
2. Mental disorders increase the risk of premature mortality
People with mental health disorders are at higher risk for premature mortality based on both mortality rate ratios and life years lost, according to the results of a comprehensive analysis published in The Lancet. (psychiatryadvisor.com)
3. What is the link between depression and anxiety?
These include alprazolam and diazepam. However, they tend not to suggest using these drugs for a very long time, as they are associated with (medicalnewstoday.com)
4. Vaping of marijuana on the rise among teens
NIH’s 2019 Monitoring the Future survey finds continuing declines in prescription opioid misuse, tobacco cigarettes, and alcohol (drugabuse.gov)
5. Russell brand celebrates 17 years sober
Last week, Russell Brand took to Twitter to celebrate 17 years of continuous sobriety. Now married with two children, Brand shared a heartfelt note from his family to mark the milestone. (sobernation.com)
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