Opioid Addiction During COVID-19
While precautions like social distancing, working from home and isolation are proven to combat the spread of COVID-19, they have a synergistic effect on addiction by limiting crucial treatment options and heightening factors that contribute to an individual’s disorder.
Does Recovery from a Substance Use Disorder Come with Grief and Loss?
While medical complications, accidental deaths, and drug overdoses that result in death are major factors contributing to loss along the path to sobriety, there is another form of loss that rarely gets discussed in treatment. This is the loss of friends, family, and activities that do not support a sober lifestyle.