One branch of the military, National Guard soldiers, are at higher risk than other service members of falling prey to alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, this group has fewer options for treatment than members of other military branches. These factors create dangerous situations for National Guard members.
Cocaine has not always been associated with large numbers of deaths, at least not to the degree of other substances like opiates and alcohol. However, these deaths are now beginning to skyrocket, almost tripling in number in just the past five years.
The COVID-19 health crisis is having numerous problems across American society. How are those who struggle with addiction being affected by the pandemic?