Broadacres Addiction Weekly Roundup – September 3 Week

1.West Virginia embarks on campaign to lift the stigma of drug addiction

Very few addicts are getting the help they need and that is why West Virginia’s Department of Health and Human Resources started a statewide education campaign.



2. Celebrating National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

Held every September, National Recovery Month brings awareness of the many substance use treatment and mental health services available to those struggling with addiction.(neusenews)


3.Readout from The White House National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month Event

First Lady Melania Trump and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) partnered together to host “Recovery at Work: Celebrating Connections” in recognition of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.(whitehouse)


4. Opioid Crisis: Common myths about addiction

The image of an alcoholic or addict being someone who lives under a bridge couldn’t be further from the truth. Addiction crosses all societal boundaries.(poststandcourier)


5. Banyan Treatment Centers Opens Delaware Facility Due to Rising Area Drug Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Banyan Treatment Centers opens a facility in Milford, DE on Sept. 14 due to an overwhelming demand for detox and drug addiction and mental health services in the region serving Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC.  The area has been plagued with addiction.(prnews)


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