Help for Behavioral Addiction During the Era of COVID-19
How do I get help for behavioral addiction during the era of COVID-19?
The era of COVID-19 has seen unprecedented numbers of people suffering from behavioral addictions including overeating, problematic gambling, gaming addiction, internet addiction. Fortunately, just as there are unprecedented numbers of people who are suffering, there are unprecedented numbers of people seeking help and unprecedented ways of reaching out to help those who are seeking help. At Montefiore Health System through televideo one can access televideo meetings with their physician, televideo psychotherapy, televideo group therapy. People are taking advantage of self-help groups in unprecedented numbers through televideo. Things like Overeaters Anonymous. If you or your family during COVID-19 have realized that you have a behavioral addiction, I hope that you will select from the menu of options available from Montefiore health system, from other providers, to get the help that you need. Finally, I wish and I hope that you and your family will stay healthy and stay strong during COVID-19.