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

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.


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.


Posted May 27, 2020

Collision of the COVID-19 and addiction epidemics.
Volkow, N. D. (2020). Annals of Internal Medicine. April 2 2020.

COVID-19 and Increased Alcohol Consumption: NANOS Poll Summary Report
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

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

Are patients with alcohol use disorders at increased risk for Covid-19 infection?
Testino, G. (2020). Alcohol and Alcoholism. 13 May 2020

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.