Patients caught in the cycle of addiction prioritize substances over their own health and responsibilities. Even in recovery, patients can easily forget how essential it is to take care of themselves. And during a pandemic, that neglect can have tragic consequences. In this session, you’ll hear an expert in the field discuss strategies you can share with your patients to help them look out for their own well-being and others during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
Discuss the importance of well-being.
Identify areas in need of growth concerning healthy boundaries and relationships.
Explain the role of self-esteeming behavior, positive self-talk, and developing a support system.
Identify stress and tips that assist with stress reduction while practicing self-care and well-being.
Describe other sources of help available when self-care is not enough.