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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending January 11, 2019

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Deaths Level Off—and Even Decline—in Some Opioid Hotspots

New Hampshire, Ohio cite efforts with overdose-reversal drug and push against painkiller abuse
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Benzodiazepine Use and Misuse Among Adults in the United States

Benzodiazepine use among U.S. adults was higher than previously reported, and misuse accounted for nearly 20% of use overall.
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Amphetamine Use, Abuse and Dependence Claim Lines Increased over 3,000 Percent in 10 Years

Anxiety Claim Lines Rose over 200 Percent, FAIR Health Study Shows,
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Opioid-Makers Face Wave of Lawsuits in 2019

The next 12 months might just redefine the way America thinks about and responds to the opioid epidemic that now claims more than 40,000 lives each year.
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NJ Towns Buck Marijuana Legalization

As marijuana legalization inches forward in New Jersey, a coalition of mayors, law enforcement, and town councils are working to ensure that dispensaries never open up shop in their towns.
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New Jersey College forms Cannabis Institute

New Jersey lawmakers’ attempts to legalize recreational marijuana sparked William Paterson University professors from a range of academic disciplines to form the Cannabis Institute as a resource for local and state legislators.
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Learning to deal with mental health issues

Readers respond to research suggesting that the link between social media use and depressive symptoms is stronger for girls than boys.
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To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody

When Toni and Jim Hoy adopted their son Daniel through the foster care system, he was an affectionate toddler. They did not plan to give him back to the state of Illinois, ever.
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Bullying alters brain structure, raises risk of mental health problems

New research is suggesting that there may be physical structural differences in the brains of adolescents who are regularly bullied.
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Drug combo shows promise in treatment of depression and addiction

The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of addiction and depression, a preliminary study by Yale University researchers suggests.
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