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Michael in the News: COVID-19 & Addiction

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I’m excited to be mentioned in the July 2020 INDY magazine article entitled “Will the Coronavirus Create the Next Generation of Addicts?”. I am deeply concerned that COVID will only exacerbate a problem the health system cannot adequately provide for. Articles like this help break the stigma of substance abuse and encourage families to seek the help they desperately need. Click below to read the article.

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VIDEO: Goals and Dreams Are Powerful Motivators

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Recovery teaches us “take one day at a time”. When we introduce goals and dreams into the conversation, we not only convey belief that long-term recovery will happen, we replace emotional purchases with purposeful spending.

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VIDEO: The Total Cost of Recovery Includes Financial, Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Issues

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As parents or partners of someone with a substance use disorder, it is imperative to remember that we have made promises to support the entire family – not just the patient.