Broadacres Addiction Weekly Roundup | July 5 Week

1.Efforts to combat drug addiction in Cadillac area experience major setback from coronavirus

Dr. James Whelan, acting chief of medicine at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital, said the last several months have seen a notable increase in emergency calls and hospitalizations related to overdoses.(cadillac news)

 

2.Man who died in Cuyahoga County Jail struggled with mental illness, drug addiction, sister says

His history of schizophrenia often disrupted those plans. He often found himself in jail after arrests for mostly petty crimes during periods when he left the treatment centers he frequented off and on for years,(cleveland)

 

3.New program fighting drug addiction launches in Saginaw & Midland

The FAN COMEBACK Quick Response Team is a program that was launched in Huntington, West Virginia and is credited with lowering drug overdoses in that community by 40 percent.(nbc25)

 

4.‘The Final Fix’ tells story of four Ky. drug addicts’ successful recovery

A documentary which follows a group of Kentucky opioid addicts rehabilitated using an electrical brain therapy continues to make strides on streaming giant Amazon Prime and is highly recommended by a Kentucky Baptist Convention leader.(sentinel)

5.A Look At Pandemic’s Impact On Recovery For Alcoholism And Drug Addiction

People in recovery for alcoholism and drug addiction have been hit hard by challenges of social distancing. Laura Bratton shares how the pandemic has affected her recovery and her support system.(npr.org)

 

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