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New coronavirus infectious disease and dependency

Last update date April 21, 2020

With extended prevention of new coronavirus infectious disease, it is in a situation that self-restraint of various activities is demanded. Influence such as mutual self-help group which supported recovery of the person concerned and the person concerned family of dependency not being able to hold in each place comes out.

In addition, we have that quantity to consume alcohol or drug by change of life even if we do not have any problem at all till then and can live may increase pointed out.

[leaflet] New coronavirus infectious disease and dependency (PDF: 712KB)

Be careful in daily life

WHO or Japanese alcohol Addiction medical society give that they want you to be careful in daily life for such people as follows.

  • We make time for dishes or reading and will increase time carrying out other activities when we enjoy and can be relaxed. Taking thing and sleep to exercise at garden and veranda as far as there is not of unreasonableness well again of balance let's prevent it being said and from forgetting regular life including meal and enough hydration.
  • Time close against net and game may increase with present status more than usual. We prevent time when ⾒ can checkmate screen from becoming long, and let's keep in mind to make enough downtimes and working time except game.
  • When time to need increases in home, and the uneasy situation continues, quantities of drinking increase more, and, as for the which stopped liquor, risk of re-drinking may increase. Person that time to drink liquor in comparison with the past is advanced keeps regular life in mind, and let's think about drinking. Though we turned off liquor, that drinks again, and does not stop, quantities of drinking increase, and please consult with consultation counter and medical institution of Yokohama-shi about trouble.
  • We take surplus prescribed medicine which we got in previous medicine by self-judgment while there is not medical advice and may be related by what we take excessively for the onset of drug dependency with in health big risk. Person under treatment does not stop treatment, and let's talk with experts such as family doctor or healthcare worker.
  • People with problems such as gambles may be devoted to online gambles excessively while many amusement complexes are closed. We will talk about customs such as gambles positively without holding alone.

Let's be connected to somebody without taking on trouble of dependence alone

  • We are hard to talk in such situation in particular and are told that there is trouble of dependency called alcohol, drug, gamble and game even if it is easy to stand alone. Person participating in mutual self-help group contacts members of sponsor and the same group and will prevent connection with the neighborhood from cutting.
  • It is not necessary to restrain itself at a stretch, and, about going to hospital to medical institution, let's decide ambulatory frequency in consultation with teacher of family doctor. Let's do infection prophylaxis such as avoiding mask and hand-washing, crowd on going to hospital. It talks with reliable neighboring people, and it leads to security and hope to make prospect.

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Consultation about dependency of Yokohama-shi

In addition, we carry out individual consultation of dependency in Yokohama-shi.
Please feel free to contact without citizen's person having a problem being alone, and holding as we accept telephone consultation.

Consultation counter of Health and Welfare Center Elderly and Disabled Support Division of house ino ward
Dependency individual consultation of health consultation center of Yokohama-shi heart

Information about new coronavirus infectious disease

We place information of related organizations such as news or Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare from Yokohama-shi about new coronavirus infectious disease.
Look at "information about new coronavirus infectious disease" (Motoichi homepage).

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