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Substance Use During COVID-19 Among Those Recovering from Opioid Use Disorder

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Background:
To identify individual-level factors associated with COVID-19-related impacts on recovery in 216 participants originally enrolled in the SUBLOCADE® (buprenorphine extended-release) clinical program.

Within the fifteen-month study 216 participants, during the period of September 2021 through January 2021, were asked how the COVID-19 crisis affected their recovery from substance use, utilizing self-reported measures.

MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings?

Response: About a quarter of the participants reported that COVID-19 had made recovery somewhat or much harder. These participants were also more likely to report increased past-month opioid use rate.

MedicalResearch.com: What should readers take away from your report?

Response: This study underscores the importance of monitoring those in recovery from opioid use disorder (OUD), particularly during times of crisis or decreased access to timely healthcare.

Citation:Tegge et al. Struggling with Recovery from, Opioids: Who is at Risk During COVID-19.; Presented at College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), Late Breaking Oral Presentation II-COVID; June 21, 2021.

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