The nature of methadone diversion in England: a Merseyside case study

  title={The nature of methadone diversion in England: a Merseyside case study},
  author={Paul R. Duffy and Helen Baldwin},
  booktitle={Harm reduction journal},
BACKGROUND Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is a key element in treatment for opiate addiction; however concerns about the diversion of methadone remain. More current empirical data on methadone diversion are required. This research investigated the market for diverted methadone in Merseyside, UK, in order to provide a case study which can be transferred to other areas undertaking methadone maintenance treatment on a large scale. METHODS Questionnaires were completed (in interview format… CONTINUE READING

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