Woman Experiencing covid and alcohol abuse

How Isolation Can Impact Alcoholism

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: March 5, 2021 Updated: April 22, 2021 Isolation can sneak up on a person, making it tough to stay in touch with loved ones, stay active, and maintain a healthy mindset. When times get stressful, we tend to become more worried about our health in general. Staying…

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3 Ways Isolation Can Impact Mental Health

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 19, 2021 Updated: April 8, 2021 Most people thrive when around others. That increases a person’s ability to interact, share thoughts, and express feelings. It also helps make life a bit more enjoyable. When isolation happens, especially during conditions like a pandemic, that becomes very hard…