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Want Fewer People to Die from an Opioid Overdose? Give them Heroin (Assisted Treatment)

Katharine Neill Harris

Want Fewer People to Die from an Opioid Overdose? Give them Heroin (Assisted Treatment).

Drug policy fellow Katharine A. Neill explains why establishing heroin-assisted treatment programs, which provide severely addicted individuals with controlled access to pharmaceutical-grade heroin, could make a significant dent in the number of U.S. deaths from opioid use in this post for the Baker Institute Blog: http://bit.ly/2tc3rY0.