Recovery Advisor Weekly roundup

Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 2nd Week

1. Federal Legislation Would Require States To Fund Addiction Recovery Programs

In the most recent fiscal year, Congress provided $1.8 billion for the program, Spanberger’s office said. (nbc12.com)

2. Tv Personality And Recovery Advocate Jason Wahler Joins Oakvine Recovery Center

Today, Jason Wahler, recovery advocate and TV personality best known from MTV’s hit show “The Hills”, announced his partnership with Oakvine Recovery Center during a launch event to welcome its new facility in Austin, Texas. (finance.yahoo.com)

3. New Drug And Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center Opens At Holy Cross Hospital

As opioid overdoses rise across the city, the Sinai Chicago Center for Addiction Treatment and Recovery at Holy Cross Hospital is accepting new patients. (chicago.suntimes.com)

4. The Pain Was Unbearable. So Why Did Doctors Turn Her Away?

A sweeping drug addiction risk algorithm has become central to how the US handles the opioid crisis. It may only be making the crisis worse. (wired.com)

5. Lessons Learned — And Lost — From A Vietnam-Era Study Of Addiction

opioids like heroin, morphine, OxyContin, and fentanyl occupy a spot in the public imagination as particularly dangerous and addictive substances. (statnews.com)

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