The Covid-19 pandemic has shattered the world completely on a large scale. It has not just left people in a state of joblessness but it has made them dependent on drugs as well as alcohol. In addition to this, a surge in the number of fatalities due to opioids and excessive use of drugs is noticed in 2020.
According to the data revealed by the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, there is a hike of 42% in the drug overdoses in May 2020. One of the prime reasons for people to fall victim to substance abuse is the rising stress and anxiety in their lives.
The situation of joblessness has led to an increase in the number of cases related to depression. Many health experts believe that the financial crisis resulted from coronavirus pandemic has increased a lot of pressure in everyone’s life and it is making them fall a victim to drug and alcohol addiction.
Moreover, an increase in the number of deaths due to the high consumption of illicit opioids, methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine, is observed during the coronavirus lockdown period. Now, the situation has normalized to a great extent and people are walking out of their houses by accepting a new normal.
In order to overcome drug addiction, people are now choosing sober living houses to spend time in a positive environment. From youngsters to working people, everyone is searching for the best sober living houses to overcome drug addiction and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
During the pandemic period, drug recovery programs are operating in a virtual fashion. And drug addicts are now joining online counseling sessions to deal with drug addiction and overcome the stressful situations in their everyday life.