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Addictions and the Impact of COVID-19

Addictions and the Impact of COVID-19 workshop banner

Tuesdays from 2 to 3 p.m.

This five-part Zoom workshop series is for those working in the field of substance use recovery, people going through recovery themselves, or anyone interested in learning about addiction in the context of the pandemic. Presenter Kristal Reyes offers perspective and understanding as she explains various types of addictions; how trauma from the pandemic has contributed to addictive behavior; coping techniques; and where to look for support and healing.

All sessions are free. Click here to register.

Dates and topics

Tuesday, August 29 at 2 p.m. - Alcohol Addiction

Tuesday, September 5 at 2 p.m. - Marijuana Addiction

Tuesday, September 12 at 2 p.m. - Drug Addiction

Tuesday, September 19 at 2 p.m - Behavioral Addictions

Tuesday, September 26 at 2 p.m. - Building Resilience


Kristal Reyes

Kristal Reyes, LMSW, MPH, CAADC, is a licensed clinical social worker with a master’s degree in public health and a specialization in addiction and recovery. She has extensive training in crisis and trauma services. Kristal currently works as an outreach specialist for the Michigan Stay Well program and is the clinical director and co-owner of 1st Step Referral Service. A wife and mother of four children, she also teaches social work at Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan.