Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 4th Week

Addiction treatment is hard. A new wave of apps aims to help

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a stunning report that showed drug overdose deaths shot up 30% in 2020. (fastcompany.com)

Opioid-ravaged West Virginia looks to $26B deal for help

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Crumbling roofs and parking lots. Broadband glitches. Technology challenges. The priority list for Prestera Center goes beyond the mental health and addiction treatment services it provides to patients throughout West Virginia. (abcnews.go.com)

Grassroots organizers and treatment centers want in on NYS opioid settlement funds

(WHAM) – Kelly Quinn’s addiction started with a soccer injury. She was prescribed opioids after a major surgery that spiraled into years of addiction. (13wham.com)

Fighting addiction by finding a job in Harford and Cecil counties | READER COMMENTARY

Alexandra Wimberly and Shawna Murray-Browne cite the vital need for employment and workforce development programs for people in recovery from drug addiction(baltimoresun.com)

After losing 2 children during addiction, the mother gives birth to a miracle baby

HOPEWELL, Va. — Three years sober, Nichole Hollie can hold her baby and watch her grow. It’s an experience she never got to have with her first two. (wtvr.com)