The optimism generated by vaccines and falling infection rates has blinded many Americans to the deep sorrow and depression of those around them.
Social distancing measures proved essential for slowing COVID-19’s spread worldwide. But 15 months away from each other has taken a toll on people’s mental health.
To arrest alcoholism for the vast majority of those struggling with substance disorders, we must first arrest COVID.
How can the addiction treatment community continue to assist people who are now being left even more isolated and desperate?
The pandemic has been devastating to older adults and their families when they are unable to see each other and provide practical and emotional support.
I never realized I was the cause of my negative thinking by willfully trying to “make” my life happen then getting angry that everyone wasn’t doing what I wanted.
Ever since the post-Civil War days of Lister and Pasteur, we’ve known that wearing masks prevents us from contaminating open wounds or sickening other people with our breath.
A recent analysis predicted as many as 75,000 people might die from suicide, overdose or alcohol abuse, triggered by the uncertainty and unemployment caused by the pandemic.
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During this unprecedented time, those going through recovery may find life particularly challenging.