Might the legal, supervised administration of heroin be an effective approach to rehabilitating the chronic abuser of opioid drugs? The potential benefits and liabilities of the approach are extrapolated from experiences provided by the prototypic British System and the more recent methadone maintenance approach. The function that heroin maintenance might serve relative to other addiction treatment 'modalities' is discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1975|
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