Items tagged with netherlands and heroin assisted treatment

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When harm reduction expansion stifles activism: A lesson from Europe [23.07.2019] Western European harm reduction presents an interesting paradox. On the one hand, the widespread availability of effective harm reduction programs is ...
Harm reduction is the right way to treat drug abuse [24.11.2018] Portugal’s policies are based on “harm reduction” approaches pioneered in countries such as Switzerland in the 1980s. The idea is to emphasise treatm ...
Dutch cut overdose deaths by dispensing pure heroin [15.07.2018] Public-health experts in the Netherlands say free distribution of government-funded heroin is one reason that drug-related deaths are far less common ...
Drug users should be able to get heroin from the health system [13.04.2015] No fewer than six randomised controlled trials – in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Canada, and England – concluded that heroin assiste ...
New heroin-assisted treatment [31.03.2012] The prescription of substitution drugs, such as methadone and buprenorphine, has become a mainstream, first-line treatment for opioid dependence, wit ...
The Dutch treatment and social support system for drug users [15.01.2011] This paper, written in collaboration with the Correlation Network, briefly describes the history and the basic elements of the Dutch drug dependence ...
Evaluation of Dutch Drug Policy [31.05.2009] The main purpose of this evaluation was to determine to what extent the principal goal of Dutch drug policy has been achieved, as stated in the 1995 ...

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