Collision Ahead: COVID-19 and Addiction


Harvard Health Publishing, an entity of Harvard Medical School wrote a blog titled: “A tale of two epidemics: When COVID-19 and opioid addiction collide.” This post is written by Dr. Peter Grinspoon, a primary care doctor who identifies as a person who has recovered from and treats opiate addiction. The article gives a clear breakdown of how treatment, social determinants of health and social isolation are key factors in these two pandemics. If you have about 5 minutes, give it a read and let us know what you think.