2,200 deaths, 32,000 hospital admissions, 15.7 billion dollars: what opioid misuse costs Australia in a year

NDRI's Robert Tait, Aqif Muktar and Steve Allsop, with Steve Whetton, SA Centre for Economic Studies, University of Adelaide, write about new research on the social and economic costs of 'extra medical' opioid use.

Read the full article in The Conversation at https://theconversation.com/2-200-deaths-32-000-hospital-admissions-15-7-billion-dollars-what-opioid-misuse-costs-australia-in-a-year-137712

Posted on: 15 May 2020

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