The Other Pandemic – COVID-19 Crisis Leads to Surge in Deadly Overdoses

The Other Pandemic – COVID-19 Crisis Leads to Surge in Deadly Overdoses

Emerging research indicates that there has been a nationwide uptick in fatal overdoses since the coronavirus pandemic began. Recent data suggests that the increase is being caused by several factors – including increased social isolation, funding for treatment programs being spent elsewhere, and interruptions to normal drug supply chains that cause people to seek out unknown or untrustworthy new sources. …

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Dealing with Depression and Anxiety in Recovery

First off, let us say: We feel you. Dealing with big feelings in recovery is no joke. For those of us who have spent a long time running from uncomfortable emotions, getting sober, and facing them is not for the faint of heart. We could even pose that perhaps this is what makes sobering up so hard in the first …