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COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders According to the National Institute on Drugs (NIDA), because the coronavirus attacks the lungs it is a serious threat to those who smoke tobacco, marijuana or who vape. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) and methamphetamine use disorder may also be vulnerable due to those drugs’ effects on respiratory and pulmonary health. Learn more here.
Centers for Disease Control
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Harm Reduction Coalition: COVID-19 Guidance for People Who Use Drugs and Harm Reduction Programs
Hazelden Betty Ford: Tips for Staying Connected and Safeguarding Your Addiction Recovery.
ONDCP Releases a COVID-19 Fact Sheet
SAMHSA: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak.
SAMHSA has shared COVID-19 Guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs. In addition, they have released Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation
SAMHSA COVID-19 Resources and Information The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) recognizes the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation and is providing guidance and resources to assist individuals, providers, communities, and states across the country.
Shatterproof: How I’m Coping with COVID-19 and Social Isolation as a Person in Long-Term Recovery.
WHO: Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak.
Yale University Guidance for People Who Use Substances on COVID-19.