Addiction specialist Dr. Tim Kelly knows that substance use disorder is a disease. The COVID-19 pandemic is a high-risk situation for those concerned about their use or living in recovery. He shares tools of recovery that can help.
Tools of Recovery:
- Increase contact with support systems.
- Monitor yourself and ask others to pay attention to your behavior.
- Talk to a professional.
- Use outlets such as prayer, meditation and hobbies to help.
- Stay connected to friends and family over call, text or video chat.
Tim Kelly, M.D.
Addiction Medicine Specialist