Category: Opioids


Flashback Friday: Dr James Bell on injectable heroin treatment

This week, a video from 2 years ago. Dr James Bell talks about his experiences of prescribing injectable heroin. In this fascinating video, Dr Bell talks about how people who use drugs are often ambivalent about their heroin use, ambivalent about treatment and ambivalent about the people who deliver that treatment. He goes on to

Addiction News: global opioid policies and treatments during COVID-19

  Global responses to the challenges of COVID-19 have varied from the innovative to the absurd. Many support groups have gone online, resulting in world-wide support networks replacing those that were once very local. Wearable technology for monitoring overdose has been appropriated to help monitor COVID-19 patients. Here is a summary of opioid-related stories that

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