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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Gaming a Bad Idea During Times of Crisis?


In the months of March and April, a shelter in place order was conducted in the United States to keep from spreading the global pandemic the world was facing. Social distancing and isolation were suggested to assist in flattening the curve for the healthcare system. This meant that with the exception of the people in […]

How to Approach a Newcomer With Social Distancing

How to Approach a Newcomer With Social Distancing

One of the phrases that have been trending for months is social distancing. Staying six feet away from others so someone does not have to go six feet under can be difficult to endure for many. As a human, you may thrive with human touch being an integral part of your life and live to […]

Staying Sober on Cinco de Mayo

Staying Sober on Cinco de Mayo

Now that March and April have been canceled due to a global pandemic of the novel coronavirus, ironically the next holiday in May, Cinco de Mayo is often sponsored by the beer, Corona. Since May 5th is often associated with Mexican food, tequila, beer, and drugs, you need to know that this is just another […]

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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