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NVC webinar: The effects of the corona pandemic on alcohol consumption, smoking and drug treatment services

This is a recording of the Nordic Welfare Centre’s webinar on the effects of the corona pandemic related to alcohol, tobacco and drug use on 2 June 2020.

Presentations: Effects of the coronavirus and lockdown of society for alcohol consumption in Finland Thomas Karlsson, Chief Specialist, Vice Head of The Alcohol, Drugs and Addictions Unit, Department of Public Health Solutions, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

Myths and facts about smoking and COVID-19 Charlotta Pisinger, Professor in tobacco control, Center for Clinical research and Prevention and associated with University of Copenhagen and Danish Heart Foundation

The corona pandemic – impact on addiction treatment Simon Lindguss, head of the unit for opioid maintenance treatment at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden

Moderator: Nina Rehn-Mendoza, former Deputy Director and Director of Public Health at the Nordic Welfare Centre