Skip Page Header

Home > Commentary on Cousins et al. (2016): Accumulating evidence on risk of mortality on and off opioid substitution treatment.

Hickman, Matthew and Macleod, John and Degenhardt, Louisa (2016) Commentary on Cousins et al. (2016): Accumulating evidence on risk of mortality on and off opioid substitution treatment. Addiction , 111 , (1) , pp. 83-84.


The National Irish cohort study strengthens evidence on the hazards of leaving opioid substitution treatment (OST) and dangers of short duration treatment and provides the first piece of evidence for future syntheses of the effect of supervised consumption on mortality risk in people on OST.

Click here to request a copy of this literature (must be logged in)

Repository Staff Only: item control page