The Epidemic within a Pandemic – Coronavirus and Substance Use Disorders Collide


This presentation will highlight how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the opioid overdose epidemic. Behavioral health trends will also be discussed along with the projections of how long these effects will last. Throughout the presentation, we will also discuss how the rise in overdose deaths has generated new and innovative approaches to managing this disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize trends in SUD since the onset of COVID-19
  • List factors that have directly contributed to changes in substance use during COVID-19
  • Provide examples of innovative treatment strategies focused on treating SUD during the pandemic


Jake Nichols, Pharm.D., MBA
Co-Founder, President, & CEO of Renovo Health

Registration Rates

VPhA Member: $20
Non-Member: $35

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