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As we at Amatus believe strongly, everyone is unique. Each person is going to have a different reaction to the current pandemic. As such, the things that help us cope will be different. Please keep that in mind as I share some things that have been useful for me.
Those who got sober through the 12 steps were excited to hear last week that Alcoholics Anonymous – long criticized for lacking scientific evidence to back its effectiveness – got a stamp of approval from the Cochrane Reviews.
A common saying is that the opposite of addiction is connection, which makes this an extra scary time for sober people. In order to take care of each other, we need to stay away from each other. That is hard.