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Published: 15 November 2011

'Selected issue': Mortality related to drug use — a comprehensive approach and public health implications

An EMCDDA 'Selected issue', published this year, presents the findings on drug-related mortality from recent longitudinal studies among problem drug users in Europe. It examines the overall and cause-specific mortality, and describes the risk and protective factors identified through research. The public health implications are also reviewed.

This publication is available in print and on the EMCDDA website in English only.

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The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in 1995, it is one of the EU's decentralised agencies. Read more >>

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