The coronavirus public health pandemic is having a devastating impact on our world, our country, and our local communities. It is also having a devastating impact on individuals suffering from substance use disorder and mental health issues, as well as the community of people living in recovery from addiction.
“Substance Use Disorders are progressive, meaning they get worse over time. This progression can happen quickly for some while taking many years for others. Sometimes the progression is so subtle, and so innocuous, that individuals and families don’t realize the severity of the problem until the consequences become catastrophic.