Research Report Series: Prescription Opioids and Heroin


Explores the relationship between prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, including prescription opioid use as a risk factor for heroin use, reasons why people progress from using prescription opioids to heroin, and the need for prevention and treatment.

Publisher: Department of Health and Human Services & National Institutes of Health

Published: Revised December 2015 (8 pages)

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