Mental Health and Substance Use: Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons during COVID-19


Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 9:00am


Virtual Event - Details Below

Following International Drug Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st, this timely conversation will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on drug and alcohol use, what needs to be done to improve the situation and what the link is between drug and alcohol use and mental health. 

Speakers include:

  • Shekhar Saxena, Harvard University
  • Alexander Baldacchino, St Andrews University
  • Vladimir Poznyak, World Health Organisation
  • Nirvana Morgan, Network of Early Career Professionals working in the area of Addiction Medicine
  • Olga Belyaeva, Eurasian Network of People who Use Drugs

ORGANIZER: Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health