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June 25, 2020 – “It has made treatment available to some people who otherwise wouldn’t be able to get it because they’re in rural areas or far away, but it is lacking some of that in person interaction, accountability,” Doctor Christian Hopfer, an addiction psychiatrist, said. He is with the UCHealth Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation in Colorado. “A lot of the treatment is connecting with other people in person.”

Quarantinis, virtual happy hours, physical isolation. Market research firm Nielsen found that in-store alcohol sales growth for the week of March 31 spiked 54 percent compared to the year before. For the entire month of April, online alcohol sales were up 400 percent or more compared to the same time in 2019.

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