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No evidence of compensatory drug use risk behavior among heroin users after receiving take-home naloxone.
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Addictive behaviors, ISSN: 1873-6327, Vol: 71, Page: 104-106
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- Medicine; Psychology; Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
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Some fear that distribution of naloxone to persons at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose may reduce the perceived negative consequences of drug use, leading to riskier patterns of use. This study assessed whether participation in naloxone/overdose training altered drug use frequency, quantity or severity among heroin users in and out of treatment.