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Treatment options for heroin and other opioid dependence: a guide for users. (2004)

Author

O'Brien S

Publisher

Department of Health and Ageing

City

Canberra

Type

Booklet

 

Description

The treatments in this booklet are for people who are dependent on ‘opioids' - usually this will be heroin, but also includes drugs like morphine, pethidine, codeine, and non-prescribed methadone. You may want help to cut down or quit other drugs as well, such as alcohol, cannabis, pills, amphetamines or cocaine. It is important to talk about other drug use with your medical practitioner or other health worker at the start of any treatment program.

The aim of this booklet is:

Susannah O’Brien abstract

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Last updated: 29 March 2010
 
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