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Heroin use in US

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Survey responses from a nationally representative group of 800,000 U.S. adults were used to examine changes in heroin use, heroin injection and heroin use disorder from 2002 to 2018.

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Authors: Beth Han, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in Rockville, Maryland, is the corresponding author.


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