Alcohol addiction in women on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic

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INDIANAPOLIS — New information from Community Fairbanks, a local drug and alcohol recovery center, shows alcohol addiction is on the rise. Women are seeing the largest increase, and the problem seems to match up with the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials with Community Fairbanks want to address this growing problem.

FOX59 spoke with Hayley Grieshop, a Community Fairbanks alum recovering from alcohol addiction and Greta Compton, a Community Fairbanks Health Therapist. Together, they hope to encourage women struggling with addiction to seek out help, while understanding they are not alone.

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