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Recent news articles from Region III

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DELAWARE:

Drive-thru food bank in Milford addresses opiate use as wellDelaware State News, June 26, 2020

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

Warning signs in your home that your child might be abusing drugsWTOP, April 17, 2020

 

MARYLAND:

Mental health on the farm: Don't let pride stand in the way of getting helpCrow River Media, June 30, 2020

Westminster woman aims to be ‘The Fashion Hero,’ tell story of recoveryBaltimore Sun, June 28, 2020

Too Early to Link COVID-19 to Spike in Opioid-Related Deaths, Health Officials SayMaryland Reporter, June 25, 2020

Baltimore Barbershops Help Neighbors Cope with TraumaMaryland Reporter, June 19, 2020

Opioid-Related Deaths Increase In Md. Jan-Mar 2020, WFMD930, June 15, 2020

Overdose deaths in Maryland climb amid pandemic, prompting new approachWashington Post, June 12, 2020

 

PENNSYLVANIA:

Gov. Wolf: More Than $2 Million in Grants for Employment Services for Individuals with Opioid Use DisorderPA.gov, July 2, 2020

Alliance woman part of team stressing new opioid treatmentAlliance Review, June 24, 2020

Pennsylvania State Police Awarded $1.5M to Combat Illegal DrugsErie News Now, June 24, 2020

Thieves broke into a lifesaving Philly library twice this month. Now it’s forced to ‘start over from scratch.’Philadelphia Inquirer, June 24, 2020

 

VIRGINIA:

Giles County sees spike in overdose deaths this yearWDBJ7, June 26, 2020

Organization offers free opioid overdose reversal kits for VirginiansNBC29, June 25, 2020

EDITORIAL: Don’t forget Virginia's other epidemicFree Lance-Star, June 11, 2020

 

WEST VIRGINIA:

Overdose deaths increased in Cabell County: Self-isolation cited as a possible cause for relapse13WOWK, June 26, 2020

Gazette-Mail Editorial: Behind Virus, Unrest, Drug Problem LurksCharleston Gazette-Mail, June 24, 2020

Another W. Va. County Using Quick Response Teams for OverdosesEMSWorld, June 21, 2020

'How are we going to keep people alive?' Behind the pandemic, overdoses are rising across West VirginiaCharleston Gazette-Mail, June 20, 2020

 

NATIONAL:

As opioids flooded tribal lands across the U.S., overdose deaths skyrocketedWashington Post, June 29, 2020

Pandemic unleashes a spike in overdose deaths, Politico, June 29, 2020

A New Addiction Crisis: Treatment Centers Face Financial CollapseNPR, June 15, 2020

 

RESEARCH:

Alcohol Use Disorder and Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective DisorderAlcohol Res. 2019;40(1):06

Alcohol Use Disorder and Depressive DisordersAlcohol Res. 2019;40(1).01

Diverging Trends in the Relationship Between Binge Drinking and Depressive Symptoms Among Adolescents in the U.S. From 1991 Through 2018, Journal of Adolescent Health, 2019

Medications for Maintenance Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Adolescents: A Narrative Review and Assessment of Clinical Benefits and Potential Risks, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 80(4), 393–402 (2019)

Negative and Positive Life Events and their Relation to Substance and Behavioral Addictions, ScienceDirect, Volume 204, 1 November 2019, 107562