1. Relapsing Left And Right’: Trying To Overcome Addiction In A Pandemic
Substance-abuse centers are shutting and relying on virtual programming, just as more and more people turn to drugs and alcohol. (nytimes.com)
2. Falmouth Police Fight Drug And Alcohol Addiction With Involuntary Treatment
An involuntary addiction treatment law on the books for 50 years in Massachusetts has in recent years become part of the Falmouth Police Department’s go-to tools. It is used to (capenews.net)
3. Pandemic Creates More Concerns For Those Battling Drug Addiction
Those battling addiction and substance abuse have been among the many affected by the pandemic. (wkbn.com)
4. From Addiction To New Life, Career: ‘I Was Close To Death’
The pandemic didn’t stop a man from finding hope after addiction: He and Sag Harbor friends have a successful radio show, bright futures.(patch.com)
5. Op-Ed: An Overdose Epidemic Is Raging Alongside The Coronavirus Pandemic
Addiction is not unique to the United States. Yet, as a nation, we seem to be uniquely bad at preventing overdose deaths.(latimes.com)
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