APRIL 13, 2020 BY ART HUGHES
Social distancing and other restrictions mean people in recovery have an added barrier in their efforts to stay drug and alcohol free. Regular meetings with others and one-on-one face time are among the tools people rely on to avoid relapsing. In addition, some addictions put people in a higher risk category for developing serious COVID-19 complications. We’ll talk with Native specialists to hear how what solutions are helping prevent relapse during the prolonged emergency.
- Sharyl White Hawk (Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians) – addictions counselor for Kahunsi Onikan
- Randall Sam (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) – peer recovery specialist
- Corin La Pointe-Aichison (Koyoukon Athabascan) – associate attorney at Galenda Broadman
Break 1 music: Bird Song (song) Unknown (artist)
Break 2 music: Canoe Song (song) Chenoa (artist) Spirit of Salishan (album)