opioid disorder

The Societal Cost of Heroin Use Disorder in the United States

Citation
Jiang R, Lee I, Lee TA, Pickard AS (2017) The societal cost of heroin use disorder in the United States. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177323. https:// doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177323
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ABSTRACT

Objective

Heroin use in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. The objective of this paper is to estimate the annual societal cost of heroin use disorder in the United States in 2015 US dollars.