Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup

1. A Profile Of Social Media Addiction

According to the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, internet addiction was first a concept of discussion in 1996. (cwuobserver.com)

2. Rep. Dean And Her Son Share Their Family’s Struggle With Addiction In New Memoir

Rep. Madeleine Dean from Pennsylvania is perhaps best known these days for her high-profile role as a House manager during former President Trump’s second impeachment trial. (pbs.org)

3. The EMS Handoff: Addiction Among Us – JEMS

Don’t ignore the problem, become part of the solution by learning and helping our colleagues avoid and beat addiction. (jems.com)

4. As Addiction Deaths Surge, Profit-Driven Rehab Industry Faces ‘Severe Ethical Crisis’

Many drug rehab programs use aggressive sales techniques, price-gouge patients, and provide substandard care. The system often pushes people struggling with addiction into debt, but not recovery.  (npr.org)

5. Turkey Helps Drug Addiction Survivors In Sudan

State-run Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency helps young people in the capital set up businesses (aa.com.tr)

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