Growing number of children in mental health crises, Joaquín Guzmán heading to trial, environmental factors crucial in recovery.

“It took a lot of years for me to be able to look back and begin to truly accept my childhood and learn from it.” My Sad, Bad Past No Longer Defines Me, Thanks to Recovery [Juvenile Justice Information Exchange]

An increasing number of children are showing up in U.S. emergency rooms in the throes of a mental health crisis. More Kids Are Showing Up in ERs with Mental Health Crises [NBC News]

Jury selection for the trial of notorious drug lord Joaquín Guzmán is underway. Notorious Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Heads to Trial in New York [NPR]

A 10-week apprenticeship program employs women recovering from drug addiction. Unshattered Gives Jobs to Women Recovering from Drug Addiction [Poughkeepsie Journal]

Mental health expert Dr. Adi Jaffe explains how external factors and forces dictate our behavior. 4 Environmental Addiction Factors Crucial in Recovery [Psychology Today]

A local drug court program’s 10-year anniversary was celebrated by graduates and local leaders. Grand Forks-Based Drug Court Celebrates 10 Years of Service [Grand Forks Herald]

New Yorkers in recovery run in New York City Marathon. Runners in Recovery Conquer NYC Marathon [SILive]

A shooter opened fire at a California rehab center. Shooter At Large After Attack at Rehab Center [Star Tribune]

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