Journal article

How do drug market changes affect characteristics of injecting initiation and subsequent patterns of drug use? Findings from a cohort of regular heroin and methamphetamine injectors in Melbourne, Australia

Danielle Horyniak, Mark Stoove, Louisa Degenhardt, Campbell Aitken, Thomas Kerr, Paul Dietze

International Journal of Drug Policy | ELSEVIER | Published : 2015


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

The MIX Study is conducted as part of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (; the study is funded by The Colonial Foundation Trust and the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC Grant #545891). DH receives support from the Australian Government through an Australian Postgraduate Award and through the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU). MS is supported by CREIDU. LD is supported by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship (#1041742). PD is supported by an ARC Future Fellowship.The authors gratefully acknowledge the contribution to this work of the Victorian Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of NSW is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grants Fund. The funding bodies played no role in the study design, data analysis or preparation of the manuscript for publication.