Concerns of Unhealthy Drinking While Quarantining

Sarah Robb | June 18, 2020

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Article by Maria Cramer

  • Addiction experts believe unhealthy alcohol use may increase during quarantine.

  • They're concerned it may trigger more serious drinking problems and create new drinking problems.

  • Dr. Sarah Wakeman, an addiction medicine doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston says, "People should seek help if family and friends express concerns about their drinking...".

If you or someone you know is struggling with unhealthy alcohol use, I can help.

Read the full article published by nytimes.com here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/26/health/coronavirus-alcohol-addiction.html

Citation

Maria, Cramer. “Could All Those ‘Quarantinis’ Lead to Drinking Problems?” nytimes.com, May 26, 2020, https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/26/health/coronavirus-alcohol-addiction.html

Sarah Robb is an LISW-S (Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor) and an LICDC (Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor). While being considerate of trauma informed care practices, Sarah offers patient guidance and utilizes a person-centered approach to therapy. She employs cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies, motivational interviewing techniques and family systems theory to assist individuals in obtaining their very best quality of life.

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