Recovery And Sobriety During The Pandemic

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By Kerry Neville

Original Source: thefix.com

Many 12-step meetings have been temporarily suspended and the list of “No’s” and “Suggested No’s” can seem overwhelming, even to those who are not in recovery. Read on for some practical solutions to help you stay sober during this time.

2-Step Fellowship in the middle of a pandemic. This seems like an oxymoron. Aren’t we all supposed to be following an “as-rigid-as-possible” social distancing plan for the next few weeks? Many 12-step meetings have been temporarily suspended and the list of “No’s” and “Suggested No’s” can seem overwhelming, even to those who are not in recovery:

  • Stay home
  • Only essential trips for groceries and medications
  • No visitors in our homes
  • No theater/concerts/athletic events
  • No gyms
  • No restaurants or cafes
  • No libraries
  • No playdates
  • No church services
  • No group gatherings

So many of these “NOs” feel like essential “YESes” for those of us in recovery…click here to continue reading

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