1. Former NBA player shares past drug addiction as overdose deaths rise across the U.S.

Now, with overdoses on the rise across the country, the married father of three and a former NBA player is sharing his painful past again. (wjla.com)

2. Addiction Treatment Services Giving Away Free Opioid Overdose Reversal Kit to Businesses

Wednesday, the PORCH at ATS gave away free overdose reversal kits to local business owners to use in case of emergencies in their stores. (9and10news.com)

3. Police Interview Overdose Survivors To Learn About Addiction – Jersey Shore Online

Overdose victims have the opportunity to answer these questions and many more in a program started in 2019 by the Brick Police Department, when Chief James Riccio was trying to come up with some new ideas in dealing with the opioid crisis.  (jerseyshoreonline.com)

4. Drug decriminalization measure would radically change approach to addiction

Oregonians voting on Measure 110 will decide if the state should decriminalize noncommercial possession of small amounts of drugs and radically change the state’s approach to curbing addiction.  (kezi.com)

5. The ADHD & Addiction Link: Addictive Behaviors in Adults Explained – ADDitude

Life stressors, such as job loss and financial difficulties, are more frequent with ADHD and are also risk factors for substance use and other addictive behaviors.  (additudemag.com)

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