Behavioral Health

Coronavirus causing rise in drug, alcohol relapses among people in recovery, expert says

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By Alexandria Hein | Fox News As the nation gets more stringent about non-essential travel and bans on group gatherings to slow the spread of coronavirus, one expert says the pandemic may result in an unintended rise in drug and alcohol relapses among those who are in recovery. “Yes, we are already starting to see an increase in relapses,” Dayry Hulkow, M.S., […]

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Feds OK use of opioid funding toward other substances

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HUNTINGTON — States will soon be able to utilize opioid funding from the federal government to address the resurgence of methamphetamine and cocaine. The 2020 funding bill passed by Congress in December included Republican Ohio Sen. Rob Portman’s Combating Meth and Cocaine Act. The bill expands the use of the State Opioid Response Grant funding […]

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How Accurate Are Opioid Overdose Death Statistics?

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Researchers examined six years worth of death certificates to determine the accuracy of opioid-related death statistics for a new study. The overdose epidemic may be vastly underestimated, according to a new study out of the University of Virginia.  A closer look at death certificates from 2008 to 2014 led Dr. Christopher Ruhm to the conclusion […]

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The Benefits of working with a Recovery Coach

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A Greater Boston news report discusses how Recovery Coaching is a valuable tool to combat the Opioid Epidemic, and other benefits of working with a Recovery Coach. The news report goes over the significant drop of emergency room visits due to drug related incidents, as well as a drop of client’s new legal entanglements, higher […]