Some have never experienced such deep fear before, and others are worried about their recovery now more than ever. Try these coping mechanisms to help you deal with anxiety and fear during the Pandemic.
About Mary Lamphere
Digital Marketing DirectorAs the digital marketing director at SJRP, Mary uses more than a decade of experience in digital strategy and outreach to help people understand and find support for substance abuse, addiction, and mental health disorders. Mary is a University of Central Florida graduate with multiple bachelor's degrees in marketing, management, and education. She's personally written and edited content in a variety of industries including physical and behavioral health, economics, travel, sports, leisure, business, finance, and filmmaking. Working with St. John's Recovery Place's team of accredited medical professionals and treatment experts that hold firsthand recovery experience, Mary's goal is to provide powerful insight into the nature of addiction and mental illness while offering an inside look into the practical needs of people in recovery. Fueled by a history deeply impacted by drug addiction, she's prepared to achieve her goal of informing, educating, and captivating the world on topics that are undercovered, and misunderstood, but largely present in our day-to-day lives. The ultimate goal of her work -- saving those who are not yet able to save themselves.
SJRP staff recently received educational training on once-monthly Vivitrol injections for the treatment of opioid use disorder and alcohol use disorder. Vivitrol represents once of several medication-assisted treatments available to help clients recover at SJRP.
As COVID-19 creates undue burdens such as increased unemployment, social distancing, and isolation, alcohol relapse rates are steadily rising in the U.S. If you or someone you love struggles with alcohol addiction, you're not alone! Treatment is available to help.
Watching a family member or loved one struggle with drug or alcohol addiction can be devastating and downright overwhelming. Find out how you can help a loved one or family member get treatment for addiction.
In a blast from the past SJRP residents and staff came together to celebrate recovery 80s style with a themed potluck lunch, plenty of music, big hair, & spandex fashion. At SJRP, we're all about having fun in recovery.
The importance of forgiveness in recovery is not just about having forgiveness for others but more so about the art of forgiving yourself in addiction recovery and recognizing the deep emotional healing power that comes from confronting the truth, amending our wrongs, and forgiving ourselves and others.