Webinar: How can injectable hydromorphone and pharmaceutical-grade heroin be used to treat opioid use disorder?

Some people with opioid use disorder do not benefit sufficiently from traditional treatments such as oral methadone or buprenorphine.
Treatment with injectable hydromorphone and diacetylmorphine (pharmaceutical-grade heroin) has been shown to be effective for some of the most vulnerable opioid users.

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Join us for a free webinar to discuss:

  • Key components of injectable hydromorphone and diacetylmorphine treatment;
  • Effectiveness and safety of these treatments;
  • Considerations for an Ontario context.

Webinar presenters:

  • Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes 
  • Dr. Martin Schechter 

 

Webinar co-hosted by the Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Access Working Group