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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending February 28, 2020

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Job Problems Caused by Addiction
A person suffering from a substance abuse disorder effects not only themselves, but their friends, family, co-workers, and managers. Letting drugs or alcohol effect your work life is a fast way to create resentment and a bad reputation.

Tech addiction is a symptom of mental illness, not just a cause
The past decade has seen a substantial rise in anxiety and depression among adolescents and young adults. A 2019 study in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that between 2005 and 2017, adults ages 18 to 25 saw a 71 percent increase in psychological distress and a 63 percent increase in major depression.

16 Powerful Songs About Mental Health To Make You Feel Less Alone
If you've experienced issues like anxiety, depression or grief, you'll certainly relate to these lyrics.

Confronting the Stigma
In recent years, mental health has become an increasing concern in the collegiate athlete model as athletic departments and student-athletes have focused on erasing its stigma. T

'Nobody talks about it because everyone is on it': Adderall presents esports with an enigma
Aspiring to become a full-time streamer and make a career out of his love for gaming, former semipro Halo player Matthew "MellowMajik" Murphy follows a weekly ritual. Every Friday and Saturday night, he comes home and gets on his new favorite game, Fortnite. But before he logs on, Murphy swallows a pill he thoroughly believes will aid him in becoming the best player he can be.

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