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Addiction Aide Weekly Roundup 01/27 to 02/01

Addiction Weekly Roundup

1. Addiction or Mental Illness: Which Should You Treat First?

Substance use can alter behaviors, moods, and personalities so severely for people with addiction that without specialized knowledge and experience, it’s difficult to determine underlying causes such as mental illness or trauma.

[ Medical News Today ]

2. Understanding the link between human trafficking and drug addiction.

Teresina Hanna says she was living with her mom and boyfriend when they told her to get out. After running away from a shelter, she fell into a cycle of human trafficking at 11 years old. [ NJTV News ]

3. Purdue pharma executives discussed expanding into the addiction treatment market.

The maker of the potent painkiller Oxycontin discussed how the sale of opioids and the treatment of opioid addiction were “naturally linked.” by David Armstrong [ Pacific Standard ]

4. What are the signs of depression in men?

Both men and women can experience depression, but the signs and symptoms can be different. [ The Fix ]

5. A story of Hope: Overcoming Addiction

For motivation, read the story to overcome addiction. [ Nexstar Broadcasting  ]

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Last Update : August 18, 2021


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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