What Can I Do with my Stimulus Check if Cash is a Trigger for me?



Congress has just recently passed legislation approving another round of direct stimulus payments to Americans, providing many with a much-needed financial lifeline so they are able to put food on the table and keep the lights on. For those of us in early recovery, this payment could either provide us with some additional financial security or a catalyst for a relapse, depending entirely upon our actions and decisions. If cash is a trigger for you, you should take some precautionary measures in order to ensure your ability to access and use the funds to purchase your substance of choice is limited, adding a level of accountability for how you spend this money.


If you are receiving your funds in the form of a check, the last thing you should do is convert this ch