COVID-19, drug consumption and addiction in Spain

Original/alternative title:  COVID-19, consumo de sustancias psicoactivas y adicciones en España


The COVID 19 epidemic has had a major impact on people's daily lives and is an unprecedented challenge for health services that care for people with addiction. In order to know the potential impact of the pandemic, and the measures implemented to control it, on the consumption of psychoactive substances and their associated problems, the Spanish Observatory on Drugs and Addictions is monitoring this situation using different sources of information. The first analysis carried out from these sources from March to June 2020 is presented here.