Journal article

Are non-fatal opioid overdoses misclassified suicide attempts? Comparing the associated correlates

Elizabeth Maloney, Louisa Degenhardt, Shane Darke, Elliot C Nelson

Addictive Behaviors | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2009

Grants

Awarded by National Institute of Drug Abuse


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC)


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (DA 17305). Professor Louisa Degenhardt is the recipient of an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) Senior Research Fellowship (#510279). The study was a multi-site study involving teams from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Washington University and Prince of Wales Hospital. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Special thanks to Fiona Shand, Elizabeth Conroy, Michelle Torok, Caitlin McCue, and Cherie Kam. The authors would like to thank all those persons involved from the collaborating centres for their contribution to the study. We would also like to thank the staff from the treatment centres and agencies involved in the project for their support, and the many participants for their time and willingness to share their experiences.