Heroin-related overdose deaths

9 Aug 2018

Professor Dan Lubman, Director, Turning Point, provided commentary on ABC radio on the record level of heroin-related overdose deaths that occurred in 2017.

'We encourage policy makers to build on the success of the medically supervised injecting service in North Richmond and consider where the need continues to present in other parts of the state. What we know is there are a range of solutions that have been proven through research to make a difference and the next step is to implement them in an integrated, informed way delivered by a highly-skilled workforce.'

Dan Lubman on ABC Radio Melbourne, hosted by Rafael Epstein, 8 August 2018. Listen to the interview with Dan Lubman starting at 2 hrs 5 mins.

Read more at the ABC.