Broadacres Addiction Weekly Roundup | September 4th Week

1.Why do some people become addicted to drugs while others do not?

A combination of genetic, environmental, and developmental factors influences risk for addiction. The more risk factors a person has, the greater the chance that taking drugs can lead to addiction.(savannahov)


2. Brockton unveils ‘Roxie,’ its newest fighter against drug addiction

In a collaboration with nonprofit 24 Hr. Power Inc. and the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force, a new billboard sporting “Roxie,” the new mascot in the community’s fight against opioid addiction, was unveiled Tuesday morning at 2020 Main St.(entreprisenews)


3.Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church to host “recovery month” in fight against drug addiction

Music, stories and prayer will be featured on Wednesday evening at The Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church on Fifth Street in celebration of National Recovery Month.(poconorecord)


4.Celebrating National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

The road to recovery is a journey where bonds are formed. Tracey Price (Left) worked with Nicole Davis as she battled the aftermath of her addiction.(neusenews)


5. 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(


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