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COVID-19 useful links 18 June 2020

This page contains the latest COVID-19 related links as of 18 June 2020. To access the full catalogue of addiction related COVID -19 resources collected since late March 2020 click here Compiled by Christine Goodair Guidance PHE Operational advice for alcohol, drugs and nicotine in emergency accommodation for people experiencing rough sleeping Harm Reduction/ Treatment
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Addiction News: global opioid policies and treatments during COVID-19

  Global responses to the challenges of COVID-19 have varied from the innovative to the absurd. Many support groups have gone online, resulting in world-wide support networks replacing those that were once very local. Wearable technology for monitoring overdose has been appropriated to help monitor COVID-19 patients. Here is a summary of opioid-related stories that
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COVID-19 useful links 11 June 2020

This page contains the latest COVID-19 related links as of 11 June 2020. To access the full catalogue of addiction related COVID-19 resources collected since late March 2020 click here  Compiled by Christine Goodair   National Guidance PHE: COVID-19: advice  for people who smoke or vape during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. PHE: COVID-19: guidance for
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How is the COVID-19 pandemic changing our use of illegal drugs? An overview of ongoing research.

Dr Will Lawn and Martine Skumlien The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have substantially affected our use of legal and illegal drugs. In the UK, we have adapted to the closure of pubs and restaurants by purchasing considerably more alcohol in supermarkets and off-licences[i], while hundreds of thousands of people have given up smoking cigarettes[ii].
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COVID-19 useful links 27 May 2020

This page contains the latest COVID-19 related links as of 27 May 2020. To access the full catalogue of addiction related COVID-19 resources collected since late March 2020 click here  Compiled by Christine Goodair   Guidance PHE Operational advice for alcohol, drugs and nicotine in emergency accommodation for people experiencing rough sleeping   Harm Reduction/

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