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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending January 7, 2022


Making Addiction Treatment More Realistic And Pragmatic: The Perfect Should Not Be The Enemy Of The Good

The magnitude of the drug overdose crisis demands out-of-the-box thinking and willingness to jettison old, unhelpful, and unsupported assumptions about what treatment and recovery need to look like. Among them is the traditional view that abstinence is the sole aim and only valid outcome of addiction treatment.

Magic mushroom companies are on the Nasdaq now. That's a recipe for a bad trip

Wall Street and Peter Thiel are all investing in psychedelics. But Oxycotin showed the harm profit-hungry corporations can cause with 'wonder drugs'

Oncologists Say Mental Health Distress Affects Health Outcomes for Patients
More than 80% of oncologists frequently see mental health distress in individuals with cancer, with more than 90% indicating this has a significant impact on their health outcomes, according to a survey by Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions..

If you think drug addiction is 'self-inflicted', you're part of the problem
It is inevitable that we will carry on investing record amounts of money in drug treatment until we get to grips with the root causes that propel people towards needing treatment in the first place.

5 Mental Health Apps to Help Event Pros Hit Reset in 2022
If you're among the many whose New Year's resolution is to be more mindful of your mental well-being, these apps come highly recommended by industry peers for penciling a moment of peace into your busy schedule.

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