Alcoholics’ Silent COVID Suffering: What’s A Recovering Addict To Do In Isolation?


By Christopher Dale

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The uneven impact of COVID-19 has long been evident. White-collar workers who can earn a living from laptops have fared better than blue-collar and service workers, who are more likely to lose both their jobs and their health insurance. Communities of color have seen higher rates of hospitalization and death than whites, and children from lower-income families face obstacles to remote schooling that more affluent students do not.

But classrooms aren’t the only mission-critical environments Zoom is struggling to replicate. Another is an organization that has saved lives (including my own) over eight decades: Alcoholics Anonymous. And as elsewhere, a chasm in…click here to continue reading