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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending January 8, 2021

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A pharmacy resolution for 2021: let's improve the way patients with addiction are treatedThere's evidence that community pharmacy's disrespect for people with addiction is deterring them from seeking the drug treatments designed to aid their recovery — putting them at risk of drug-related death. America's Hidden Epidemic: Psychiatric Drugs, Addicti...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending January 1, 2021

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N.J.'s legal weed bill held up again at the final stage as Murphy wants penalties for underage useThe years-long push to legalize marijuana in New Jersey has stalled once again — this time on Gov. Phil Murphy's desk. At issue now: a disagreement over whether there should be penalties for those under 21 who possess or use weed. Gambling addiction 's...
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DEC
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending December 18, 2020

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Greetings all. Please note that we will not publish our Addiction News & Policy Update next Friday, December 25, 2020. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, and our staff, we wish you a Merry Christmas Just what the doctor ordered: Mental health and wellness appsKaiser Permanente clinicians can refer their patients to self-care apps, and new case...
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DEC
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending December 11, 2020

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A.A. to Zoom, Substance Abuse Treatment Goes OnlineIt began as a stopgap way to get through the pandemic, but both participants and providers say virtual sessions have some clear advantages and will likely become a permanent part of recovery. Teen vaping is the other epidemic during the coronavirus era: What parents need to know Health experts are ...
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DEC
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Senior Depression: Do You Recognize These 12 Common Signs?

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Detecting depression in older adults can be difficult because symptoms may manifest differently than in younger people. For example, some seniors who are experiencing depression may not display sadness as a major symptom, but rather appear to feel tired more regularly or seem more irritable and grumpier than usual. What makes diagnosing depression ...
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DEC
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Put the Electronics Down!

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Because December is gift-giving month, I find myself contemplating the perfect gifts for my wife, our children; grandchildren; and other friends and relatives. I am especially focused on the method(s) by which I will be able to share these gifts with the recipients.But that's an item for discussion another time. So allow me to use this platform sou...
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DEC
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending December 4, 2020

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Youth Mental Health During Pandemic Is Major Source of Stress for ParentsA new survey shows two-thirds of American parent respondents speak with their children about mental health at least once a month Saying It Nicer: Why Language Matters For People With Addiction When Hunter Biden told ABC News reporter, Amy Robach, to "say it nicer to me", milli...
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National Family Caregiver Month

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National Family Caregivers Month – celebrated each November – is a time to recognize the more than 40 million people in the United States who serve as unpaid family caregivers. Each day in homes throughout our nation, Americans with chronic or terminal illnesses, functional impairment, or disabilities receive compassionate care and support from fam...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending November 20, 2020

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Please note that we will not be publishing our weekly News & Policy Update next week. On behalf of the Board of Trustees and staff at Wellspring Center for Prevention, we wish you a safe and healthy Thanksgiving Holiday. A Covid-19 surge of depression and anxiety is being treated by robotsThe World Health Organization estimated before Covid-19 ...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending November 13, 2020

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How to detox from election anxiety, according to mental health expertsAt this point in 2020 — with a global pandemic, social unrest, natural disasters and a divisive election — we've heard plenty of advice about self-care. Alcohol and COVID-19: How Do We Respond to This Growing Public Health Crisis? Before the onset of COVID-19, the USA was experie...
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