Those struggling with addiction face double risk during COVID-19 pandemic, advocates say; Dialynn Dwyer

“Given the overlap between homelessness and substance use disorder, Mackin said treatment services are being “layered in” at the tents set up by Boston’s Health Care for the Homeless to make sure anyone can get onto medication if they need it, or be prepared for going through detox at the tent if needed. But the tents are also prepared to house people who may be in active use.”