Isolation is a crucial component of addiction. It fuels the fire burning inside of you, craving to escape the moment with everything that’s happening in the world today. Because let’s face it, the world is a crazy and scary place right now. Some people deal with stress differently; they might eat, sleep, or maybe even work out to get through the hard times. For the ones struggling with substance abuse disorder, we tend to use. It has never been easy to be in recovery. Still, it is especially not easy when we are in lockdown and social distancing from our most trusted support group and maybe even our therapist. The ones who help get us through every day. That’s why it is essential to have a reliable sponsor you can count on while working your steps. Be there for one another during these times. There are ways to get through this! Attend online AA and NA meetings, video chat with your therapist, or even have a phone session with them. Remember, there are people and places out there that care about you and your sobriety. Reach out to us at Bright Futures Treatment Center and talk to us about how you can get started today with help with your road to recovery!