As the COVID fiasco continues people continue to suffer and die, but not primarily from COVID.
"Of all the deaths attributed to COVID, a mere 6% of those deaths had COVID alone cited as the cause," cited the Dailywire.
"For deaths with conditions or causes in addition to COVID-19, on average, there were 2.6 additional conditions or causes per death," the CDC report stated.
Turns out what many thought all along is turning out to be proven true, COVID is no where near as deadly as was suspected. Major government screw ups? Major government cover ups? Both? Who knows, but the solution to the perceived problem has become the real problem.
Drug overdoses in America dropped for the first time in 25 years in 2018, but increased in 2019 to just under 72,000. With nation wide reports of overdoses soaring during the last four to five months, it is looking like this year has the potential to be the worst year for overdoses in over 25 yrs.
As someone in long term recovery, and someone that works in the addiction treatment industry, I can say first hand that isolation is like kryptonite when it comes to recovery. Relationships, meetings, conversations over coffee, and healthy social outings are a life line for people in recovery.
The shocking part is that even after the recent reports from the CDC, Government restrictions haven't changed much. In many states masks are still mandatory, and in some states businesses and churches are still closed.
In the midst of all of this some sad truths are bursting to the surface of society.
California has seen more suicide deaths than COVID deaths, and mind you that was with the fabricated deaths tolls. Some mental health hotlines have seen as much as a %900 increase in calls during the restrictions.
These major problems don't even include the financial issues people are facing, the issues that small businesses are facing (if they even survived this mess), and the list could go on.
Call your city and state representatives, make your voice heard, it's time we turn a corner on this thing. People are suffering and dying, and it's not primarily COVID causing that.
Erik Frederickson is Life and Recovery Coach. He has clients all over the world and he is considered an expert at helping people transform their life in powerful ways.
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