Trends in heroin use in Europe — what do treatment demand data tell us? (Perspectives on drugs)

Summary

Understanding heroin use trends in Europe is crucial on account of the considerable public health impact of this drug. Treatment demand data are analysed in here to assess changes over time in the number of first-time treatment entrants reporting heroin as their main problem drug.

Part of the ‘Perspectives on drugs’ (PODs) series, launched alongside the annual European Drug Report, these designed-for-the-web interactive analyses aim to provide deeper insights into a selection of important issues.

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Table of contents

  • Analysis: trends in heroin use in Europe — what do treatment demand data tell us?
  • Interactive: treatment demand data for heroin in Europe
  • Facts and figures
  • Heroin supply
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