From Isolation To Zoom Meetings The Coronavirus Is Changing Substance Use Recovery


On this West Virginia Morning, we explore how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting substance use treatment and recovery.

The coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate conversations in the public health sector. But for people in addiction recovery programs, this new normal created by COVID-19 is affecting not just their daily lives, but how they approach their recovery. Kara Lofton reports.

Many people in active recovery say drug use was the loneliest time in their lives. Now, with social distancing, they’re experiencing isolation again, but this time with the added pressure of trying to stay sober. Kyle Vass reports.

If you are struggling with your mental health or substance use call 1800-HELP-4WV or visit the website to talk or chat with someone who will help you get immediate help.

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