A Nielsen report revealed that alcohol sales in the U.S. increased by 55% in the third week of March. Dr. Fred Blow is the director of the U-M Addiction Center and explains which residents are most at risk.
"Those who are in recovery may turn to alcohol because that’s a way they’ve coped with stressors in the past"
Dr. Blow says those who’ve suffered from suicide thoughts or depression in the past are also at a higher risk. The addiction center continues to offer resources to anyone who needs them.
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