Tag Archives: Covid-19

What You’ve Learned From Living in the Pandemic Can Help Your Recovery

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Living through an entire year of the pandemic has proved challenging. Most people report experiencing stress, impatience, and confusion. As the pandemic began in Spring 2020, no one knew what to expect. A year later, the light at the end of the tunnel has shown itself. The rapid delivery of several vaccines to the public […]

Residential Treatment In A Post-COVID-19 World

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Many Residential Treatment Programs Are Reopening After Adjusting for COVID-19 When COVID-19 first caused society to close down, many people mourned the loss of shopping and dining out. However, a more severe problem concerned those suffering from the disease of addiction: searching for an in-person treatment program. Several residential programs were unsure how to become […]

Social Isolation Complicates Addiction


One of the great joys in life is socializing with others. Going out to restaurants, shopping, and taking vacations to allow us to spend time with those we love. These activities also afford us the ability to meet new people and have new experiences. While COVID-19 has had a detrimental effect on the physical health […]

Pandemic Drinking Causes Alarming Rise in Liver Disease


The pandemic has brought about a lot of dangerous health problems for millions of people. Besides the high number of individuals who have contracted and succumbed to the coronavirus, another health crisis has popped up. The Kaiser Family Foundation reported a rather shocking statistic related to alcoholism. Their study showed an increase in liver disease […]

Spring Into the Outdoors Again

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The advent of Spring typically tempts the masses to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather again. Outdoor activities that became difficult or impossible to enjoy when the temperature was frigid now come to mind, prompting many to make plans to get outside. Spring 2021 signals society coming off an entire year of dealing with […]

Tips for Entering Treatment During a Pandemic

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Entering treatment for addiction to alcohol and drugs can feel intimidating to anyone. You have questions about what the facility is like, how your treatment plan will proceed, and what to expect during an average day of treatment. Going somewhere during a pandemic can compound the fear factor, making it imperative that you know how […]

What Can I Do When I Feel Alone?


There can be no doubt that the last year of the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for many people. Unknown aspects of the virus, its effects, and prolonged isolation from others have caused people around the world to experience heightened levels of anxiety. When we face daily challenges associated with addiction and its underlying causes, […]

Detox Can Help You Survive College with a Dual Diagnosis


College is supposed to be about self-discovery, creating lifelong friendships, developing independence, and seeing what the world has to offer. Unfortunately, your parents, teachers, and other students may place pressure on you to be the person they want you to be, allowing yourself to give in to drugs or alcohol and potentially develop a mental […]

How to Stay Sober on Halloween During COVID-19

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This year’s Halloween is going to look a little different this year amidst a global pandemic. Halloween is a holiday that hosts tons of costume parties and brings out hundreds of trick or treaters, which may be canceled to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. While you may have stayed sober during the pandemic so […]

Tips to Get Through a Pandemic and Stay Sober

Tips to Get Through a Pandemic and Stay Sober

With all the pandemonium surrounding the COVID-19 virus that hit the United States starting in March, fear played a huge part in this crisis. Fear because there was no antidote in place, and the country was unprepared as it tried to navigate a novel coronavirus while having true ignorance about how contagious the virus truly […]

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