Annual Report

Gaudenzia’s Year in Review

2020 | 2021 Annual Report: Year in Review

Lockdowns and fear, directly related to COVID-19, fostered isolation and economic distress. Not surprisingly, mental health challenges worsened. Access to life-saving treatment suddenly became much harder. According to the Center For Disease Control, deaths relating to drug and alcohol use surpassed 100,000 during 2020 in the United States alone – reaching historic rates never seen before in a single year.