Just when we need it most –
June 24, 2020 – If services and staff are cut the effect on clients could be catastrophic, especially in a time of psychological distress and lack of support, says drug and alcohol counselor Nicole Schoch. “That in turn will exacerbate their current substance use or lead to a relapse in their recovery,” she said. However Lehigh County says referrals are picking up and federal funds may be available by fall, stabilizing programs. However, for those like Mills, that may be too late. “While I may be strong enough mentally and physically, the addiction is stronger than that,” he said.