Arosa weekly roundup

1. Nixon Launched The War On Drugs 50 Years Ago. Who Won?

Fifty years ago, President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs. Today, it is questionable whether anyone won the war. (

2. Spike In Drug, Alcohol Related Jail Deaths Puts Spotlight On Fallout From ‘War On Drugs’

Drug and alcohol-related deaths are on the rise in local jails, as experts call for rehabilitation instead of incarceration for people experiencing addiction. (

3. Lala Kent On Demi Lovato’s ‘California Sober’ Approach: ‘That’s Super Offensive’

Lovato opened up about being “California sober” earlier this year. (

4. Recovered Addict Hopes To Be Beacon Of Hope Amid Spike In Overdose Deaths

The sweet smile of Justin Woods’ six-year-old daughter, Kinsley, was a main driver for him to seek treatment for his addiction. Woods, who is now a program manager at Caritas in Richmond, has been sober for five years now. (

5. Program Teaches Substance Abuse Curriculum In Schools

Recently discussed county data shows overdoses continue to increase in the area; however, it is not only affecting the user, it also affects their children. (

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