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USA. The Coronavirus Crisis: Opioid Addiction Is 'A Disease Of Isolation,' So Pandemic Puts Recovery At Risk

(…) "We consider addiction a disease of isolation," says Dr. Marvin Seppala, chief medical officer at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. "Now we're isolating all these people and expecting them to pick up the phone, get on line, that sort of thing — and it may not work out as well." (NPR – National Public Radio, USA, 27.03.2020)

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/27/820806440/opioid-addiction-is-a-disease-of-isolation-so-pandemic-puts-recovery-at-risk