How dependence is experienced at the time of Covid-19 in a high incidence area. The impact on users and services

Journal title MISSION
Author/s Massimo Corti, Marco Riglietta, Ugo Calzolari, Paolo Donadoni, Guido Ferreri Ibbadu
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/54 Language Italian
Pages 0 P. File size 0 KB
DOI 10.3280/mis54-2020oa10658
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In Italy, the SARS-CoV-2 viral pandemic impacts on a territorial organization of addictions widespread throughout the country. In the province of Bergamo there are 6 territorial services for addiction. National and regional regulations have defined the performance of addiction services as ESSENTIAL and, for this reason, during the most dramatic phase of the infection the services remained open, guaranteeing performance with an inevitable reorganization process. The work describes the organizational changes that the services had to implement, the impact of the infection on patients, what changes occurred in patients' access to services and how drug treatments with opioid agonists were managed.

Keywords: SerD; COVID19; Drug Addiction; Alcohol Addiction; Gambling; Drug Addiction Center

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Massimo Corti, Marco Riglietta, Ugo Calzolari, Paolo Donadoni, Guido Ferreri Ibbadu, Come si vive la dipendenza al tempo del Covid-19 in un ambito territoriale ad elevata incidenza. L’impatto sui Consumatori e sui Servizi in "MISSION" 54/2020, pp , DOI: 10.3280/mis54-2020oa10658