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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending November 22, 2019


Our weekly Addiction News & Policy Update will not publish next week!
On behalf of the Board of Trustees and staff at Wellspring, We're sending each of you our warm wishes from home to home and from heart to heart to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! May this day be a beautiful reminders of the wonderful things in life.

Physical activity target needs updating for mental health
Global physical activity guidelines should be extended to ensure they have the best impact on mental as well as physical health, according to new research involving researchers from Victoria University of Wellington.

'It's okay not to be okay': Calgary dad's simple message aimed at tackling mental health stigma
A Calgary father is hoping to break down barriers surrounding mental health with a simple message: "It's okay not to be okay."

How districts are addressing adolescent mental health
Adolescent mental health is an urgent and pressing issue--here's what districts can do to take care of students

Patients just as satisfied when surgeons give fewer opioids for pain
When surgeons cut their prescribing of opioids for pain by more than 50%, their patient-satisfaction scores didn't suffer, a small U.S. study found.

Michigan finds some success fighting opiate crisis on frontline: emergency rooms
A couple of months ago, Detroit resident Juanita Gross was desperate to turn her life around.

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