Fighting heroin with heroin

Doctors use prescription heroin to treat those with severe opioid addictions.

With no signs of the opioid overdose epidemic abating, public health officials may need to consider more aggressive strategies to treat high-risk drug users. That could include prescribing the very drug to which users are addicted.

Source: Fighting heroin with heroin; Doctors use prescription heroin to treat those with severe opioid addictions