A new documentary called “Recovery Boys” follows the lives of West Virginians who are working on their recovery from opioid addiction and rehabilitation. The documentary is available to stream on Netflix starting June 29th. You can read more about the documentary in an LA Times article here.
As more and more families are affected by the opioid crisis, some states are trying new approaches to help children with parental drug addiction by not separating them while ongoing treatment. You can read the full article here.
World Health Organization (WHO) is designating “Gaming Disorder” as a clinically recognizable and significant syndrome in the latest 11th edition of its highly regard International Classification of Disease (ICD-11). You can read more about this in a New York Times article by clicking here.
June’s Solar System Series Assessment (Saturn Assessment) is available now. Its purpose is to help us learn more about your decision making and your thoughts and behaviors. You have to be logged into your website account to access it. You can click here to sign up to IQRR if you haven’t already created an account with us.
A new study suggests that about 1.5% of all American deaths in 2016 was related to opioid epidemic. The deadliest year in Vietnam war was in 1968, which was the cause of less than 1% of all American deaths that year. You can read more about this news at The Washinton Post’s website.
May’s Solar System Series Assessment (Jupiter Assessment) is available now. Its purpose is to help us learn more about your decision making and your perceptions of pain and pain medications. You have to be logged into your website account to access it. You can click here to sign up to IQRR if you haven’t already […]
In a bid to reduce nicotine addiction, the Food and Drug Administration is looking to set a maximum nicotine level that would be minimally addictive. You can read more about this initiative at Reuters website here.
Dr. Bickel recently visited the White House to present the latest research at the invitation of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. You can read Virginia Tech’s article about the visit here.
Photographer James Nachtwey traveled across United States to capture the effects of opioid addiction in a TIME magazine project called “The Opioid Diaries”. You can check out the project and the photographs on TIME’s website. You can click here to get there.
A National Geographic article explores what science is helping us learn about addiction and the underlying mechanisms that drive it. It also looks into how these new discoveries may help us treat addiction in the future. You can read the article at National Geographic’s website.