Changes in the initiation of heroin use after a reduction in heroin supply.

Abstract

Increasing heroin use in Australia over the past 30 years has been associated with a decline in the age of initiation to heroin use. The 2001 Australian heroin shortage was used to assess the effects of a reduction in heroin supply on age of initiation into heroin injecting. Data collected from regular injecting drug users (IDU) over the period 1996 - 2004… (More)

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@article{Day2006ChangesIT, title={Changes in the initiation of heroin use after a reduction in heroin supply.}, author={Carolyn Ann Day and Louisa Degenhardt and W. Dallas Hall}, journal={Drug and alcohol review}, year={2006}, volume={25 4}, pages={307-13} }