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Can Tele-healthcare Interventions Prevent Drug Related Deaths?

Authors: Catriona Matheson,Professor in Substance Use, University of Stirling, Simon Rayner, Aberdeen City Alcohol and Drug Partnership, Kirsten Horsburgh, Drug Death Prevention Lead, Scottish Drugs Forum, Tara Shivaji, Public Health Consultant, NHS Grampian, Joe Schofield, Coordinator, Drugs Research Network Scotland The level of drug related deaths (DRD) across the UK has reached crisis point.  With 1187 deaths in Scotland1and

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