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From Pastime to Problem: featuring RCA at St. Charles CEO Karen Wolownik Albert

Janelle Marshallick

Authored by Janelle Marshallick

“What’s different during the pandemic is people in their 40s or 50s entering treatment who are experiencing this struggle for the first time—perhaps brought on by financial hardship or grief or anxiety associated with the pandemic,” explains Albert, CEO of the facility that opened in September 2020. “Maybe someone who used to have a drink in the evening or a glass of wine with dinner has suddenly found themselves at home and isolated and under increased stress and now they’re drinking throughout the day. So the pandemic has triggered an increase in problematic alcohol use
for some people.”

Read the full story here: https://napervillemagazine.com/from-pastime-to-problem/

Authored by

Janelle Marshallick

Janelle Marshallick

Janelle manages the various RCA social media accounts but also enjoys writing articles, blogs and researching topics on addiction. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and is very passionate about the addiction recovery field because many of her heroes and role models are in recovery.
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