1. Emergency Room Experienced A Surge In Opioid Overdoses During A Pandemic
In a paper published Friday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers released data showing an alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic. (medicalxpress.com)
2. Investing In Psychedelic Medicine
Psychedelic companies are seeking FDA approval to develop drugs to treat mental disorders. (usnews.com)
3. Access To Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Dependent On Insurance Status
Pregnancy and insurance status were significant barriers to obtaining appointments for opioid use disorder treatment. (psychiatryadvisor.com)
4. Alcohol Consumption Is Soaring – Addiction Stigma Needs To Go
People living with this illness deserve empathy, access to treatment and support. The government should use the upcoming spending review to invest in addiction services (independent.co.uk)
5. College Students With Disabilities At Greater Risk For Substance Abuse
College students with physical and cognitive disabilities use illicit drugs more, and have a higher prevalence of drug use disorder, than their non-disabled peers, according to a Rutgers study. (newswise.com)
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