Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 5 Week

1. PTSD Therapy Doesn’t Trigger Drug Relapse in Addiction Patients: Study
Roughly a quarter of people with drug or alcohol use disorders also have PTSD, typically caused by a traumatic or stressful life event such as combat or rape. (usnews.com)

2. Prescribed CBD could help people quit cannabis

Results from the first-ever randomised clinical trial of CBD for cannabis use disorder suggests that prescribed doses of the non-intoxicating constituent part of the cannabis plant could help people kick the habit. (medicalxpress.com)

3. KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Trump Twists on Virus Response

Trump cautioned that the U.S. is in a dangerous place vis-a-vis the pandemic. He urged the public to wear masks — although he has rarely worn one in public. (khn.org)

4. Rehab Centers Struggle as Covid-19 Drives Up Costs

EVERY HOUR ON the hour, a staff member at the Journey Recovery Center in San Angelo, Texas, sends out a “Code 19” to everyone in the building. (wired.com)

5. Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use

CCSA is the go-to place in Canada for trusted information on COVID-19 and substance use. We have put together a suite of resources from websites and organizations from around the world, as well publications from our own experts. (ccsa.ca)

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