Improved response by peers after witnessed heroin overdose in Melbourne

Debra Kerr, Paul Mark Dietze, Anne-Maree Kelly, Damien John Jolley

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    Abstract

    In response to concerns about the prevalence of heroin-related morbidity and mortality, overdose response training programs have been implemented inVictoria, with the aim of improving outcomes after heroin overdose.The aim of this study was to examine reported overdose response by current injecting drug users (IDU) during overdose events, in comparison with previous studies
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)327 - 330
    Number of pages4
    JournalDrug and Alcohol Review
    Volume28
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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