Sobriety In The Time Of Coronavirus: ‘Stay Connected, Even If Remotely’


By Teri Sforza

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As large Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are canceled, fellowship migrates online

A strong social support system is vital to maintaining sobriety for those struggling with addiction, study after study has found.

So how does one do that in the age of coronavirus?

“Addiction is an illness of isolation, and the antidote is community,” said William Moyers, a vice president for Hazelden Betty Ford, the nation’s largest and most esteemed nonprofit treatment empire.

“This is an unprecedented moment in the addiction treatment and recovery field. Never before have we encountered a pandemic of this nature that not only…click here to continue reading