The recovery community is struggling. The connections, the meetings that this population depends on to maintain sobriety has come to a halt.
The nonprofit organizations that support the recovery community have rushed to make the switch from in-person meetings to online support but they are struggling, too, from lack of funds.
There is nothing like face to face connection. We all miss hugging and handshakes. But lack of it for this population can be deadly.
Just last week in our area, a young man who had been in recovery for several years took his life. I didn’t know him but … Read more...