overdose deaths rose significantly during the pandemic. Alcohol sales and consumption also increased dramatically, according to a study by the JAMA Network.
The Sober Mom Squad wanted people to know they’re not alone and offer moms much-needed support. The group gives people a safe space to talk openly and connect.In March 2020, Emily Lynn Paulson, a recovery coach and facilitator of addiction awareness, noticed a huge increase in alcohol consumption.
People had started calling and texting her, panicking about their drinking habits during the pandemic. One mom reached out to Emily, saying she thought she was just a social drinker but found herself drinking at home all the time.After receiving many similar phone calls and messages, Emily.Read more on powerofpositivity.com