Drinking Surged During The Pandemic. Do You Know The Signs Of Addiction?

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By Alex Smith, KCUR

Original Source: thefix.com

While some people may be predisposed to problematic drinking or alcohol-use disorder, these can also result from someone’s environment.

Despite the lack of dine-in customers for nearly 2½ long months during the coronavirus shutdown, Darrell Loo of Waldo Thai stayed busy.

Loo is the bar manager for the popular restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, and he credits increased drinking and looser liquor laws during the pandemic for his brisk business. Alcohol also seemed to help his customers deal with all the uncertainty and fear.

“Drinking definitely was a way of coping with it,” said Loo…click here to continue reading

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