COVID-19 & Substance Use

Posted July 20, 2020

Mental Health & Addictions COVID-19 Innovations: Strategies for Engaging with Youth Remotely
Kenora Youth Wellness Hub, 2020
https://www.eenetconnect.ca/topic/mental-health-and-addictions-covid-19-innovations-strategies-for-engaging-with-youth-remotely


Drinking to Cope with the Pandemic: The Unique Associations of COVID-19-Related Perceived Threat and Psychological Distress to Drinking Behaviors in American Men and Women.
Rodriguez, L. M., Litt, D. M., & Stewart, S. H. (2020). Addictive Behaviors, 106532.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106532

 

Posted June 25, 2020

Drinking alone: COVID-19, lockdown, and alcohol-related harm.
The Lancet Gastroenterology Hepatology (2020). The Lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology, 5(7), 625.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-1253(20)30159-X

 

Posted May 27, 2020

Collision of the COVID-19 and addiction epidemics.
Volkow, N. D. (2020). Annals of Internal Medicine. April 2 2020.
https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/full/10.7326/M20-1212

COVID-19 and Increased Alcohol Consumption: NANOS Poll Summary Report
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
https://www.ccsa.ca/covid-19-and-increased-alcohol-consumption-nanos-poll-summary-report

Canadians who report lower self-perceived mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic more likely to report increased use of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco
Statistics Canada, May 7, 2020
https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/45-28-0001/2020001/article/00008-eng.htm

Are patients with alcohol use disorders at increased risk for Covid-19 infection?
Testino, G. (2020). Alcohol and Alcoholism. 13 May 2020
https://academic.oup.com/alcalc/advance-article/doi/10.1093/alcalc/agaa037/5827422


Challenges in maintaining treatment services for people who use drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dunlop, A., Lokuge, B., Masters, D., Sequeira, M., Saul, P., Dunlop, G., … & Lintzeris, N. (2020). Harm Reduction Journal, 17, 1-7.
https://harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12954-020-00370-7

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