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Last week, we shared with you that opioid overdoses could increase 30 to 40 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic per Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). It was a reminder that we have lived amid an addiction epidemic for the...

Amid a deadly global health crisis, we continue to contend with an addiction epidemic in the United States. In more than two decades, U.S. public health officials haven't made remarkable headway in ending the scourge of opioid use; the same is true for other drugs...

During these unprecedented times, there is a fear of soaring rates of suicide, drug and alcohol use and related deaths amongst experts. The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike any other public health crisis and many of America’s most vulnerable are at significant risk of harm. Many...

Millions of Americans struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and countless more are dealing with the effects of minor trauma on a regular basis. It can be difficult to know what to do when your loved one has been through a traumatic event. You may...

Inside the rooms of addiction recovery and out, millions of Americans are struggling. Naturally, the pandemic is the cause of the cloud of despair hanging low over Americans. Many men and women are turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with the pressures of pandemic...

Americans talk a lot about what constitutes an essential service amid a pandemic. Grocery stores, pharmacies, car dealerships, and gas stations are several examples. There are, however, other necessary services that are less spoken about, such as addiction treatment and intervention. It's been over three months...

At Whitman Recovery Service, the thoughts and prayers of our addiction intervention team go out to the millions of people across the globe who have lost a loved one to COVID-19. In a matter of months, we watched the number of cases spread from Wuhan,...

None of us have ever dealt with a public health crisis of this magnitude. Therefore, many Americans lack the ability to cope with the feelings that arise from a pandemic. People with behavioral health disorders like alcohol use disorder and substance use disorder are particularly...

The world has changed dramatically in the last few weeks as you are undoubtedly aware. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it in a myriad of ways, too many to keep count. At Whitman Recovery Service, our team of addiction intervention specialists...

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