400 Friends and No One to Call

By Val Walker

Discovering she had no one to take her home after she was hos- pitalized, Val realized that she had “friends” but no one to rely on. It felt agonizingly awkward calling colleagues for help. As she recovered, Val found her voice and developed a plan of action for people who lack social support, not only to heal from the pain of isolation, but to create a solid strategy for rebuilding support.

Source: Central Recovery Press

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