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Mortality risk among cocaine users after and before economic recession

AoS. Mortality Risk Among Cocaine Users after and before economic recession

This study targeted residents in northern Italy who turned to a public treatment centre for primary cocaine use between 1982 and 2016. Its aims were to estimate mortality risk, and to examine mortality for subjects who have

How we can curb deaths from heroin use

Evidence from many countries shows an alarmingly high death rate amongst former prisoners with histories of heroin addiction in the two weeks following their prison release. A heroin overdose is the most common cause of death in