The Pandemic Created an Epidemic of Loneliness

This pandemic has been hard in so many ways and on so many people in our society as well as around the world. COVID-19 has exacerbated problems like isolation and loneliness to epidemic levels and has shown us just what being alone is all about. There are millions who have suffered during this pandemic with the lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, but for those who already felt isolated and lonely, it has been worse.

Those who have mental health disorders and addictions have been the ones who have suffered the most during the pandemic. Recovery groups…