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Idea from Cara Towle

Cara Towle

Title

How Covid-19 Has Exacerbated the Opioid Crisis

Summary

This post would discuss how the unique circumstances of Covid-19 have made the opioid epidemic even worse. The repercussions on mental health from lockdowns and quarantines have led people into drug use or caused relapses.

Author

Cara Towle

Keywords

  • opioid epidemic
  • opioid crisis
  • covid-19
  • pandemic drug use
  • Links

  • https://www.drugtopics.com/view/addressing-opioid-crisis-2020
  • https://www.ajmc.com/view/the-escalation-of-the-opioid-epidemic-due-to-covid19-and-resulting-lessons-about-treatment-alternatives
  • https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/covid-19-and-opioid-crisis-when-pandemic-and-epidemic-collide