An overview of illegal opioid use and health services utilization in Canada.

@article{Popova2006AnOO,
  title={An overview of illegal opioid use and health services utilization in Canada.},
  author={Svetlana Popova and Juergen Rehm and Benedikt Fischer},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={320-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Systematic research on health and treatment services availability for and utilization by illegal opioid users in Canada are very limited. Comparative data across provinces and territories is almost entirely absent. This study was designed to provide an overview of illegal opioid use and health services utilization among illegal opioid users across Canada. METHODS A combination of statistical data and key informant data was used. Surveys were sent to key informants in all provinces… CONTINUE READING

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