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IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON INDIVIDUALS WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Argyle, Texas, May 7, 2020—Headlines scream continuously about COVID-19 – the number of cases, unemployment rates, vaccine progress, etc. Included in those headlines are stories focusing on the vulnerable populations affected by COVID-19. Among those in that population are people with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). These individuals and their families, friends, colleagues and neighbors…

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NAGATIVE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH

Argyle, Texas, May 18, 2020—Headlines continue to focus on COVID-19 and one topic being spotlighted more frequently is the negative impact the virus is having on mental health. The global pandemic and ensuing economic downturn have negatively affected many people’s mental health. A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found that nearly half…

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75,000 Americans at Risk of Dying–Group Warns

Argyle, Texas, June 1, 2020—As many as 75,000 Americans could die because of drug or alcohol misuse and suicide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis conducted by the national public health group Well Being Trust. This staggering number could become a reality due to the growing unemployment crisis, economic downturns…

6 Smart Strategies to Manage Stress During a Crisis

In recent years, we all have had our lives turned upside down due to a global crisis. Crisis has a way of exposing our strengths and areas where we still need work. During a crisis, we soon realize there are many things that are simply out of our control—what other people choose to do, what…

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Finding Anxiety Treatment During A Pandemic

As the stock market declines, people are requested to stay indoors, and many people experience anxiety at the state of the world right now, the need for anxiety treatment has never been greater. In the last few days, people have already experienced social isolation, panic, and difficulties working remotely. Types of Anxiety Disorders Anxiety manifests…