Answer Addiction https://www.answeraddiction.com ALCOHOL, DRUG & ADDICTION TREATMENT RESOURCES Mon, 22 Jun 2020 10:41:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.answeraddiction.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/cropped-logo-512x512-32x32.jpg Answer Addiction https://www.answeraddiction.com 32 32 The Murder of George Floyd Is Normal in an Abnormal Society https://www.answeraddiction.com/the-murder-of-george-floyd-is-normal-in-an-abnormal-society/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/the-murder-of-george-floyd-is-normal-in-an-abnormal-society/#respond Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:31:07 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=556441 The Murder of George Floyd Is Normal in an Abnormal Society

Vijay Prashad writes on how the recent murder of George Floyd in the US is sadly unsurprising in a country that upholds capitalist exploitation through white supremacy.]]>
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Need a Digital Detox after Lockdown? https://www.answeraddiction.com/need-a-digital-detox-after-lockdown/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/need-a-digital-detox-after-lockdown/#respond Sun, 21 Jun 2020 15:31:08 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=556315 Need a Digital Detox after Lockdown?

Digital detox after lockdown? We've all been over-connected to screens in lockdown and self isolation, so here are some quick wins.]]>
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Zoom Is an Ineffective Substitute https://www.answeraddiction.com/zoom-is-an-ineffective-substitute/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/zoom-is-an-ineffective-substitute/#respond Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:30:08 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=555742 Zoom Is an Ineffective Substitute

That other pandemic, COVID, has tyrannically forced us on to the internet and deprived us of that person-to-person contact, that fortifying sense of community, that is essential to our survival.]]>
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Why cellphone videos of black people’s deaths should be considered sacred, like lynching photographs https://www.answeraddiction.com/why-cellphone-videos-of-black-peoples-deaths-should-be-considered-sacred-like-lynching-photographs/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/why-cellphone-videos-of-black-peoples-deaths-should-be-considered-sacred-like-lynching-photographs/#respond Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:36:07 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=555562 Why cellphone videos of black people’s deaths should be considered sacred, like lynching photographs

Likening the fatal footage of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd to lynching photographs invites us to treat them more thoughtfully. ]]>
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In Hard-Hit Areas, COVID’s Ripple Effects Strain Mental Health Care Systems https://www.answeraddiction.com/in-hard-hit-areas-covids-ripple-effects-strain-mental-health-care-systems/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/in-hard-hit-areas-covids-ripple-effects-strain-mental-health-care-systems/#respond Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:31:06 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=555331 In Hard-Hit Areas, COVID’s Ripple Effects Strain Mental Health Care Systems

Although mental health services continued largely uninterrupted in areas with low levels of the coronavirus, behavioral health care workers in areas hit hard by COVID-19 were overburdened.]]>
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Pandemic Presents New Hurdles, and Hope, for People Struggling with Addiction https://www.answeraddiction.com/pandemic-presents-new-hurdles-and-hope-for-people-struggling-with-addiction/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/pandemic-presents-new-hurdles-and-hope-for-people-struggling-with-addiction/#respond Fri, 12 Jun 2020 06:31:07 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=554810 Pandemic Presents New Hurdles, and Hope, for People Struggling with Addiction

“There’s social distancing — to a limit...I think when someone’s life is in jeopardy, they’re worth saving. You just can’t watch people die.”]]>
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My Daughter / Myself https://www.answeraddiction.com/my-daughter-myself/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/my-daughter-myself/#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:05:08 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=552064 My Daughter / Myself

I would spend a decade trying to reconcile two feelings: complete hatred for the stranger who was living in my daughter’s body and total surrender to my love for her.]]>
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Avoiding Family Drama During the Covid-19 Pandemic https://www.answeraddiction.com/avoiding-family-drama-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/avoiding-family-drama-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/#respond Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:36:07 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=550087 Avoiding Family Drama During the Covid-19 Pandemic

When the pandemic broke out, for the first time since I left home, I felt conflicted between the need to learn my brothers are safe and my need to maintain a drama-free life.]]>
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Flattening the mental health curve is the next big coronavirus challenge https://www.answeraddiction.com/flattening-the-mental-health-curve-is-the-next-big-coronavirus-challenge/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/flattening-the-mental-health-curve-is-the-next-big-coronavirus-challenge/#respond Mon, 08 Jun 2020 09:30:09 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=547959 Flattening the mental health curve is the next big coronavirus challenge

Some recent projections suggest that deaths stemming from mental health issues could rival deaths directly due to the virus itself.]]>
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7 Tips for Digital Wellbeing in Lockdown https://www.answeraddiction.com/7-tips-for-digital-wellbeing-in-lockdown/ https://www.answeraddiction.com/7-tips-for-digital-wellbeing-in-lockdown/#respond Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:31:10 +0000 https://www.answeraddiction.com/?p=544936 7 Tips for Digital Wellbeing in Lockdown

Use tech to keep you connected without falling prey to the mental health pitfalls, here are our digital wellbeing in lockdown tips.]]>
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