When is a little knowledge dangerous? Circumstances of recent heroin overdose and links to knowledge of overdose risk factors
Objectives: To describe the circumstances surrounding recent heroin overdose among a sample of heroin overdose survivors and the links to their knowledge of overdose risk. Methods: A cross-sectional survey of 257 recent non-fatal heroin overdose survivors was undertaken to examine self-reported knowledge of overdose risk reduction strategies, behaviour in the 12 h prior to overdose and attributions of overdose causation. Results: Most of the overdoses occurred in public spaces as a result of...[Show more]
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