Addiction

An age of anxiety and drug use in COVID-19

UNSW's Dr. George Dertadian says the anxieties, stresses and strains people are dealing with in the pandemic could be influencing the use of drugs in society.

Medications

FDA adds abuse warning to labels for Xanax, Valium

(HealthDay)—Reacting to an upsurge in abuse of benzodiazepine sedatives such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan, U.S. officials on Wednesday added a "Boxed Warning" to the drugs' labels, cautioning about the danger.

Addiction

Q&A: COVID-19 is worse for drug users, according to survey

Is the COVID-19 pandemic likely to affect the health and well-being of people who use illicit drugs such as opioids, cocaine and methamphetamines? Yes, and it's a key public-health issue, says Sarah Larney, a newly recruited ...

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