Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Abandon Treatment Referral as a Crime-Prevention Tactic?

At issue was whether by referring heroin users to treatment, probation services in England would protect them from fatal overdose and prevent drug-related crime. Yes to one, but not the other, were the answers; unexpectedly, crime went up. Enough to warrant abandoning treatment referral as a crime-prevention tactic?

International Journal of Drug Policy: 2018, 51, p. 42-51
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