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Detecting Unhealthy Drug Use

(from the March 2021 ACP Internist)

By Mollie Frost

The COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing isolation and stress have been associated with a sharp increase in substance use as a coping mechanism, as well as drug overdose deaths.

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged in the U.S. last year, so did drug use and overdoses.

Read the full article in ACP Internist.

ACP Internist provides news and information for internists about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

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