The COVID-19 pandemic is driving new patterns (and increasing established patterns) of substance use/abuse and a variety of other compulsive and maladaptive behaviors.
People who gamble regularly online are doing so more frequently during the coronavirus pandemic. Alcohol sales are up more than 60 percent and opioid overdoses have skyrocketed. Recent reports show that online gambling services have exploded in popularity, which could lead to a subsequent increase in gambling addiction. YouClick here to read more.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19), came at us seemingly out of nowhere. Much has changed in our lives. And very quickly. Jobs have been lost. Many ceremonies, celebrations, conferences, etc. have been cancelled, or at least interrupted. Even in our daily life, the inability to gather with a group of friends is disappointing and requires discipline to stay away. It also affects or emotional and mental health.
COVID-19 has quite literally come into our lives like a hurricane and left a path ofClick here to read more.