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Q&A

  • Where can I locate information on the price and purity of illegal drugs?
    For information on the price and purity of drugs in a particular state, contact the applicable offic... Read More
    Last Updated: September 1, 2017

  • What is methadone?
    Methadone is a synthetic opioid that blocks the effects of heroin and other prescription drugs conta... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • Where can I learn more about heroin and other opioids?
    In addition to the Heroin and Prescription Drugs sections of the NCJRS site, the following websites ... Read More
    Last Updated: July 26, 2019

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Publications

  • NIJs Role in the Strategy to Combat Heroin and Other Opioids: 2018 Update, NIJ, October 2018, NCJ 252169. (2 pages).
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  • Just Science: 2019 NIJ R&D: Just Screening Blood and Urine, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2019, NCJ 253051. (2 pages).
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  • Best Practices for Successful Reentry for People Who Have Opioid Addictions, BJA-Sponsored, November 2018, NCJ 252972. (8 pages).
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  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program, BJA-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252964. (2 pages).
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  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Newsletter, Second Edition 2019, BJA-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252971. (10 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance, BJA-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252965. (2 pages).
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