The protective effect of trusted dealers against opioid overdose in the U.S.


This study among 92 individuals who use drugs in Providence, Rhode Island, examined the relationship between drug users and suppliers, and how it is connected to overdose risk. Results indicate that greater substance harm reduction in Providence is associated with a long-term and trusted relationship between users and dealers.

Publication Year: 2020

Lead Author: Jennifer Carroll

Journal: International Journal of Drug Policy

Publication Type(s): Modeling

JCOIN Hub/Center: Brown Univ. Hub