Every day, we are reminded to stay at least 6 feet away from others, avoid social gatherings and limit our outings. Handling the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic is tough for everyone, but it can be particularly difficult for people who suffer from substance use disorders.
Those suffering from substance abuse face unique obstacles: Due to weakened immunity, they are much more vulnerable to catching COVID-19. In addition, in this time of social distancing, many of their most important treatment support systems are inaccessible in the traditional face-to-face platforms.
Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stay connected and get support. To learn more and read the entire article, click here.