Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 2 Week

1. Early Marriage May Lead to Unsafe Drinking Behavior by Those With Higher Genetic Risk

Getting married early in life may increase the risk of problematic drinking behavior among people who are genetically predisposed to drink. ( Sciencedaily.com )

2. Opioid Use Common Among Patients With Migraine

Approximately one-third of patients with migraine reported using opioids to treat their symptoms, a practice that contrasts with current guidelines. ( Psychiatryadvisor.com )

3. Study advances understanding of brain connectivity in cannabis users

Researchers at Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, recently examined underlying brain networks in long-term cannabis users to identify patterns of brain connectivity when the users crave.

( Medicalxpress.com )

4. How to Engage and Support Diverse Patient Partnerships During a Crisis 

Since 2010, the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement has led and championed partnerships with patients, family and caregivers to improve quality across the continuum of care ( cfhi-fcass.ca )

5. Parents’ Marijuana Use May Increase Children’s Risk of Marijuana Use and Favorable Views of Marijuana

This study found that children’s risk of marijuana and alcohol use and attitudes toward marijuana were influenced by their parents’ marijuana use patterns over time. ( drugabuse.gov )

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