COVID-19: treatment services

Treatment services A-Z

Adfam briefing on alcohol and domestic violence in the context of COVID-19 restrictions: click here

Adfam statement on COVID-19: click here

Alcoholics Anonymous (along with contact details for enquiries about meetings): click here

American Addiction Centers links to free virtual 12-step meetings: click here

American Society of Addiction Medicine guidance: click here

Australian Government: additional $6 million to support drug and alcohol services during COVID-19: click here

Care Grow Live (CGL) page about going online during COVID-19: click here

CASAT On Demand (US): behavioural health resources – COVID-19: click here

Collective voice: regularly updated resources for treatment services: click here

Collective Voice: information and links for treatment services, including information on CQC inspections: click here

Drugs Research Network Scotland link to worldwide documents relating to harm reduction and treatment: click here  

Drugs Research Network Scotland rapid review of international approaches to the continuity and safety of Opiate Replacement Therapies during the Covid-19 pandemic (PDF): click here

EMCDDA: COVID-19 resources page for people who use drugs (PWUD) and drug service providers

Homeless Link: Information on homelessness and COVID-19: click here

Humankind statement: click here

International Drug Policy Consortium: resources and information for those working in or managing residential rehabs – available in both English and Spanish: click here

Narcotics Anonymous UK: click here

NHS (UK): Remote prescribing guidance for health and justice sites During the COVID-19 pandemic (PDF): click here

NHS (UK): accessing drug services during COVID-19: relations radio talks to Dr Emily Finch, addictions clinical director at South London Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust: click here

New Zealand Drug Foundation: COVID-19 Play it Safe – information on how to stay safe

Recovery Review Blog: redesigning Addiction and Recovery Services in a COVID-19 World USA: click here

Royal College of Psychiatrists: guidance for psychiatrists working in mental health settings: click here

Scottish Drug Forum COVID-19 information hub: click here 

Scottish Drug Forum database shows COVID-19 updates to drug treatment & injecting equipment service delivery across Scotland: click here

Scottish Government announces extra support for people affected by alcohol and drug use during the COVID-19 pandemic: click here

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) guidance for alcohol services: click here for PDF

SHAAP updated guidance on Alcohol and COVID-19: click here

SMART recovery for details about support whilst lock-down measures are in place: click here

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) releasing $110 Million in Emergency Grant Funding for Substance Use Treatment and Mental Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic: click here

The Australian Alcohol and Drug Foundation guidance on supporting communities: click here

The Pharmaceutical Journal advice for pharmacists: click here

The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association on monitoring COVID-19 in Australia: click here

UK government: letter from the Home Secretary to the Chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) relaxing regulations on prescribing controlled drugs: click here

We Are With You treatment services: click here


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