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COVID Timeline and Mental Health
Mar 25, 2021

It appears as though we are approaching the finish line to COVID. But we still have a ways to go. Whether it’s the mental health, alcohol abuse, or drug abuse behavior that have changed Americans in the last year, we are all for sure changed in some way. A new version of ourselves. At American […]

The Pandemic and its Impact on Mental Health
Mar 18, 2021

To say the mental health of many Americans has been negatively impacted by the 2020 pandemic is an understatement. Anxiety, stress, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), addictions to drugs or alcohol, among other mental health conditions, may have risen to the surface for those individuals who already were struggling with these conditions before COVID. The invisible […]

Parents, Alcohol Use, and the Pandemic
Mar 12, 2021

We may never know for years to come the lasting impact that COVID will have on all of us. Whether it’s impacted our mental health or drug and/or alcohol use, parents in quarantine with their children have had a different experience during the pandemic than others have. Not only have parents been tasked with the […]

Teens, Drugs, and the Pandemic
Mar 4, 2021

It’s been roughly a year since COVID made its debut in the United States, and at this point, many are experiencing pandemic fatigue. Specifically, the mental health of teens and adolescents is being tested. Place drugs or alcohol in the mix, and it’s a recipe for angst and tragedy. Sadly, in early February 2021, Dr. […]

As COVID-19 Numbers Mount, Opioid Abuse Does Too
Oct 15, 2020

There’s no doubt about it. We are enduring many pains, hardships and sorrows during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The count of those who have contracted the disease continues to tick up. The number of people who have succumbed to it does too. But the misfortunes don’t stop there. Others indirectly relate to this vicious scourge. […]

The Consequences of Alcohol Use During the Pandemic
Oct 8, 2020

Adult alcohol use has increased since the pandemic hit the United States. Feeling like life is out of control may be an understatement, but may be the reason that Americans are turning to intoxicating beverages as an unhealthy alternative to therapy. The year 2020 has presented simultaneous challenges that many of us weren’t prepared for. […]

Tips to Overcome Addiction During COVID-19
Oct 7, 2020

These are difficult and unprecedented times. The added stress of a global pandemic, subsequent financial strains, and the fact that there are so few outside distractions available compounds the difficulty of staying in recovery. Here are a few suggestions on how to maintain sobriety during the COVID-19 outbreak. Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic […]

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