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Month: March 2021

Trends in California Drug Overdose Deaths

The below policy brief shows some statistics on how the California overdose rate has been skyrocketing these last few years. Fentanyl has played a large part in the rising rates…
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Truth in Advertising: We Must Eliminate False Advertising and Marketing in Addiction Treatment!

People living with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and their families are a vulnerable population that can unfortunately be taken advantage of by unethical treatment facilities. Senate Bill 434 (SB…
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Addiction Neuroscience 101

Dr. R. Corey Waller goes into great detail on the neurology of addiction. He explains the levels of dopamine for motivation for someone who does not do drugs, and then…
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8 Dimensions of Recovery Capital — Do You Know the Basics?

According to the originators, William Cloud and Robert Granfield, Recovery Capital refers to “the breadth and depth of internal and external resources that can be drawn upon to initiate and…
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The Piper Must be Paid, Sooner or Later

America has been using more substance during the COVID-19 pandemic, a result of increased stress and isolation. We are starting to glimpse the repercussions of these dynamics. There is early…
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Why The Workforce Needs People In Recovery From The Disease Of Addiction

Entrepreneur and Executive Director of “More Than An Addict,” Tori Utley gives a Ted Talk on why people in recovery from the disease of addiction should not be declined jobs.…
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Virtual Reality: Is Peer Support Tele-Health the future of recovery support?

Representatives Tony Cardenas (CA-29) and Paul Tonko (NY-20) introduced the Virtual Community Support Act last week. The act is aimed to strengthen community-based and peer support services virtually both during…
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Words Matter

The words we use can leave a long-lasting impression on someone.

Why Do We Need Overdose Reversal Drugs on College Campuses? Do College Students Even Do Drugs?

The Opioid Overdose Prevention on College Campuses bill, also known as Senate Bill 367 was recently introduced by California Senator Melissa Hurtado. According to the Senate Bill 367 fact sheet,…
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