Substance Abuse Recovery Weekly Roundup – Nov 1 Week

1. 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. (

2. Police Interview Overdose Survivors To Learn About Addiction 

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. (

3. Issue 24: Mental Health, Addiction Services Tax Increase Projected To Pass

The vote increases the tax rate from $220 per $100,000 assessed property value to $285 per $100,000 assessed property value and will fund the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Board. (

4. The ADHD & Addiction Link: Addictive Behaviors In Adults Explained 

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. (

5. 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. (


John Lewis

Hi Friends, I am John working in Benphysiorehab. My main goal is to help people to obtain a one-stop solution for their addictions to drugs or alcohol. And support them to live a healthy and sober lifestyle.

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