The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Drugs & Mental Health

Commissioned study by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) aimed at investigating the impact of the Pandemic on the mental health of people who use substance in terms of psychological problems, consumption styles, uncovered needs. The study adopts the “trendspotter” methodology, designed to investigate recent phenomena on which few data exists, and provides for the integrated use of qualitative and quantitative methods: a review of literature and available data; an online questionnaire adressed to experts; a qualitative consultation of experts.