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NATIONAL:

Fewer Than Half of U.S. Pharmacies Carry One of the Most Effective Drugs for Opioid Abuse, Time, 06/10/22

New Study: Longer Is Better When Treating Opioid Addiction With Medication, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 06/02/22

 

DELAWARE:

Limen House Assists Those Struggling With Substance Abuse in Delaware, Delaware Today, 06/17/22

How Delaware is Using Restaurants to Prevent Opioid Deaths, Restaurant Business, 06/09/22

Suspected Overdose Deaths for May in Delaware Set New Monthly High Total, Delaware.gov, 06/08/22

New addiction treatment facility for women with children set to open its doors in Claymont, WDEL.com, 06/06/22

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

Dr. Sherry McAllister, DC: Disparities in Pain Management and Opioid Addiction, Urban Health Today, 06/08/22

D.C. law would ban firms from firing workers for positive pot tests, Washington Post, 06/07/22

A basic income program in D.C. provided stability and dignity to residents during the pandemic, WAMU 88.5, 02/24/22

 

MARYLAND:

Tri-County Memory Walk aims to help ease the pain of loss, Southern Maryland News 05/18/22

Maryland Peace of Mind: Mental health issues often accompany substance abuse, WBALTV, 05/16/22

Opioids Killed Thousands of Maryland Residents in 2021, Maryland Matters, 05/04/22

Music therapy helps former college athlete recover from addiction, CBSNews, 05/04/22

 

PENNSYLVANIA:

Diverted buprenorphine may help prepare people with opioid-use disorder for treatment, EurekAlert!, 05/16/22

Documentary about opioid addiction crisis to be screened in Greensburg, TribLive, 02/22/22

It’s time for Pennsylvania courts to stop discriminating against people with opioid use disorder | Opinion, Philadelphia Inquirer, 02/21/22

‘Nothing about us without us’ : Pa. advocates address statewide challenges to recovery, Pennsylvania Capital-Star, 01/20/22

Pennsylvania struggles to get handle on drug crisis as overdose deaths soar, Morning Call, 11/28/21

Meet Delaware County’s first Health Director, Daily Times, 11/20/21

 

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WEST VIRGINIA:

Experts warn of youth mental health crisis. Here's what one nonprofit is doing about it, GMA, 02/24/22

West Virginia House passes two certificate of need exemption bills, Parkersburg News and Sentinel, 02/24/22

Brain surgery for addiction?, World, 02/23/22

As West Virginia drug overdose deaths seem to decline, nation sees continued upward trend, WV News, 02/18/22

Fentanyl overdose has become the leading cause of death in the nation for adults 18-45, WDVM, 12/21/21

Overdose deaths: Alarming report a call to action, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 11/29/21

John Palmer: Area could use a shrine for overdose victims, Herald-Dispatch, 11/24/21

West Virginia vaccination booster rate lowest in U.S.; fentanyl fatalities highest, WDVM, 11/18/21

Pandemic creates challenges in the fight against substance abuse, CBS13, 10/27/21

 

 

RESEARCH:

Life Achievements Linked to Sustained Recovery in Nationally Representative Survey, NIAAA Spectrum, Volume 13 Issue 3, Fall 2021

As Male and Female Drinking Patterns Become More Similar, Adverse Alcohol Risks for Women Become More Apparent, NIAAA, Volume 13, Issue 3, Fall 2021

Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Motivations Among Young Adults During the Pandemic, NIAAA, Volume 13, Issue 3, Fall 2021