The Case for Heroin-Assisted Treatment in Canada

Heroin-Assisted Treatment, or HAT, is a medical intervention that provides prescription, pharmaceutical-grade diacetylmorphine (heroin) to people with long-term opioid dependency who have not responded to traditional treatments. 

It is cost-effective, reduces crime, and promotes individual and public health.  

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