Interest in Reduction or Cessation of Opiate Use Among Syringe Exchange Clients


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In episode ten of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. Caleb Banta-Green, principal research scientist at The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington. In his recent study, Dr. Banta-Green and his colleagues surveyed syringe exchange program (SEP) clients to gauge interest in receiving help with cessation or reduction of opiate use. Data from this study produced valuable conclusions about subgroups that are more likely to take advantage of available interventions.

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