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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 5 Week

Addiction Weekly Roundup

1. FDA Requires Labeling Changes For Opioids To Include Information About Naloxone

The FDA has announced that it is requiring drug manufacturers for all opioid pain relievers and medicines to treat opioid use disorder to include new recommendations about naloxone to the prescribing information. (

2. PTSD Therapy Doesn’t Trigger Drug Relapse In Addiction Patients

Talk therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn’t appear to increase addiction treatment patients’ risk of relapse, a small new study says. (

3. Alcohol Abuse May Raise Risk Of Death In Patients With Abnormal Heart Rhythms

When patients under age 54 were hospitalized with abnormal heart rhythms, those who abused alcohol were 72% more likely to die before being discharged (

4. Alberta Announces $10m For Addiction Recovery Communities In Lethbridge County, Blood Tribe First Nation

In total, 125 long-term resident addiction treatment beds will be created: 75 on the Blood Tribe and 50 in Lethbridge County. (

5. Increase In Medical Cannabis Prescriptions In The Czech Republic

At the beginning of 2020, the Czech Republic Ministry of Health announced that it would introduce medical cannabis subsidies, with a 90% reimbursement for medicinal cannabis products available from public health insurance. (

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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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