tag | substance use

A day in the life of someone in recovery during COVID-19

On March 11, Saige Keyes quit drinking for the second time in her life — but this time she would have to navigate recovery during a pandemic.

By Keira McGuire

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A day in the life of someone in long-term recovery during the coronavirus pandemic

“It’s kind of the silver lining of this whole entire pandemic,” Dan Albert says, “knowing that even though we’re apart, we’re never alone.”

By Keira McGuire

In need of connection, those in recovery flock to virtual meetings

A facilitator greeted more than 200 people from across the country. Some folded laundry, others did the dishes, others cuddled their dogs on their couches. The facilitator asked for a moment of silence and then announced the day’s topic: control.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

Bill to prevent supervised injection sites from opening in Philly advances

A bill that would effectively ban supervised injection sites in Philadelphia is steadily advancing with the apparent backing of all but two members of City Council.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

Centre County DA, police investigating three suspected overdose deaths in one week

“You can’t ignore the possibility that somebody has cut opioids with something that’s really lethal..."
By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Clean for 10 years, this central Pennsylvania woman offers others hope and a cup of coffee

Jan Arkon devotes her life to helping others reach and stay in recovery.

By Keira McGuire