On a recent podcast, the popular wrestler opened up about addiction issues being used in pro wrestling storylines. The wrestler thinks adding in real world issues to the wrestlers’ storylines like the WWE did with Hardy makes it more “powerful and more meaningful.”
A Vermont-based photographer created a platform for amateur and professional photographers to share their own visuals of the mental health disorder. The “Too Tired Project” has received thousands of submissions and can be viewed on Instagram @tootiredproject
A federal judge in New York deemed a state law that would bring $600 million tax against drugmakers unconstitutional. The money collected from the enforcement of the law would have went to help battle the opioid crisis.
Using a new set of voluntary guidelines, the state is trying to get surgeons to break the habit of prescribing opioids after surgery. The state’s health commissioner says, “If all the surgeons in Philadelphia use these guidelines, this will reduce the use of opioids after surgery by more than 80%.”
On Thursday morning, the NFL receiver announced via Twitter that he would be stepping away from football for mental health-related reasons. He thanked the Patriots’ organization and his fans for their continued support.