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Addiction During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Identifying stressors and what to do during pandemic

Addiction During the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 presents unique challenges for all of us. One group, in particular, is finding that being at home, with little to no access to in-person services, is creating hardships and challenges they were not expecting. 

Over 20 million adults aged 18 or older have a substance use disorder.1 For many, rehab facilities, treatment centers, outpatient services, support meetings, and individual therapy are part of their ongoing treatment and recovery. Unfortunately, most of these services have changed from in-person to online, telehealth, or phone consultations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

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