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‘Ban the box’ to give out second chances. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app October 1, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) highlighted how the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) would address the nation’s drug epidemic during the Weekly Republican Address. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 10, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

"Plain and simple, drug and alcohol addiction is a disease, not a moral failing—and we must treat it as such." Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 5, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

Truth Pharm - Mapping Our Lost Loved Ones – a Note from Jeremiah Lindemann a Rainmaker in Colorado | Truth Pharm Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 5, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

from NBC News

The story behind a viral overdose picture: education or humiliation?

At the scene of an overdose, an officer snapped a photo that would turn a family's struggle with addiction into a public symbol of the opioid crisis. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 4, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

from NBC News

Surgeon general calls on America to face addiction crisis

It's the first publication from a surgeon general that has addressed drug and alcohol addiction, and aims to change public attitude toward addiction. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 27, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

from STAT

How do we decrease addiction to opioids but still treat chronic pain?

The US faces dueling epidemics of addiction and chronic pain. To cut back on opioid use, we need to develop non-addictive alternatives to treating pain. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 16, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

Last year, 1,451 people died of drug overdoses in Tennessee -- the highest annual number of overdose deaths in state history. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 14, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

from PBS NewsHour

How drug addiction led to more grandparents raising grandchildren

How drug addiction led to grandparents raising grandchildren. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 14, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

from The Huffington Post

Harris Wittels Was My Son. Heroin Stole His Life.

I'm writing this so other families will hopefully know what we didn't. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app November 4, 2016; Android- https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com