What just happened? That feeling of numbness or shock after a traumatic experience is entirely normal. Make no mistake, a year and a half grappling with a global pandemic that cost the lives of over 600,000 in our country alone counts as a traumatic experience. During this pandemic, anxiety levels in the US quadrupled. Thankfully, […]
As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccine, researchers urge that those with severe mental health disorders take precedence. People in this group are more likely to have complications from COVID-19, but are generally less likely to receive a vaccine. Flu vaccination rates among people with severe mental health disorders are only about 25%. A December 2020 […]
COVID-19 has disrupted many Americans’ lives in the U.S., causing financial, physical, and emotional harm. As a result, many people affected by COVID-19 have turned to drugs and alcohol to cope with the current situation. This has led to a variety of substance use disorders and mental health issues that require professional care. Fortunately, Maryland’s […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Midwest Recovery Center Director of Client Services Rob Schilder, and client Greg Kohlhagen joined NBC 24 WNWO to discuss how isolation could trigger drug and alcohol use, reassuring the community that MWRC is open and here for you during the COVID-19 pandemic. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
COVID-19 is changing most aspects of everyday life. One big part of that is work.
A lot of people have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Some worked at public-facing businesses that are closed.
Being in the midst of a pandemic, we are constantly seeing news about death and illness.
The current crisis is affecting many aspects of our lives. For those with Eating Disorders (EDs),
As we continue social distancing, reaching out is more important than ever. We have to make a conscious
Unfortunately, the COVID-19 crisis may exacerbate another epidemic: addiction. We are likely to see a rise in relapses. Already in late March, alcohol sales increased by 55%.