PHE Operational advice for alcohol, drugs and nicotine in emergency accommodation for people experiencing rough sleeping
Harm Reduction/ Treatment
Harm reduction innovations under lock-down discussed in SDF’s latest Drugs Uncut episode
UK Parliament Early Day Motion Treatment services during the COVID-19 outbreak
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction infographic ‘COVID-19 and Impaired Driving Risks’
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust Library and Knowledge Service Covid-19 resources
NHSSMPA Supervised Dispensing after COVID-19
NHS Scotland advice : Coronavirus (COVID-19) and drug use
NIAAA the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: list of useful resources on Alcohol and Covid-19 for the public, clinicians, and researchers
Royal College of Psychiatrist COVID-19: Working vulnerable people
News and Opinion
People with a dependency a hidden cost of lock-down Some of Australia’s most vulnerable have been at real risk, Dr Hester Wilson writes.
BMJ Editorials COVID-19 and alcohol—a dangerous cocktail
BMJ Blog Reducing alcohol harm during self-isolation needs a measured approach
Millions in UK smoking more amid COVID-19 crisis, study suggests
ADFAM Blog Adapting our support to families affected by a parent’s alcohol dependency in Swindon
People with substance use disorders face greater challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic –The Conversation US
Getting back on the beers after lockdown? Here’s what you should know
Collective Voice Blog: Two months into lockdown, what have we learned so far?
University of Bedfordshire: addiction researcher has warned that lockdown could reverse UK’s ten year drop in alcohol consumption
Drug and Alcohol Research Connections – May 2020 – latest news from NDARC, NDRI and NCETA, with a special coronavirus (COVID-19) focus in this issue
The association of smoking status with SARS-CoV-2 infection, hospitalisation and mortality from COVID-19: A living rapid evidence review (version 4)
Changes Related to COVID-19 in the Illegal Drug Supply and Access to Services, and Resulting Health Harms (CCENDU Alert)
House of Commons Nitrous Oxide: Coronavirus Parliamentary Question asking the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment has been made of the change in the level of the use of nitrous oxide during the covid-19 outbreak.
University of Oxford researchers studying the effect of smoking, nicotine and vaping on COVID-19 severity inking primary and clinical data for the assessment of associations between smoking status and the severity of coronavirus disease
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics report: ‘Covid So Far, Lockdown and the Lost Children’ reports rise in calls from children whose parents have started to drink again in lockdown
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction: Boredom and Stress Drives Increased Alcohol Consumption during COVID-19: NANOS Poll Summary Report
Australian National University report ‘Alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 period’ shows Australians are drinking alcohol more frequently during the COVID-19 pandemic than before.
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