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Cleveland's heroin for addicts scheme to end

A scheme to give free medical grade heroin to addicts in Middlesbrough - the town with the worst drugs death rates in the UK is ending due to a lack of funding.

Cleveland's heroin for addicts scheme to end

Date - 29th September 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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Middlesbrough’s Diamorphine Assisted Treatment (DAT) programme was set up to give the town’s 15 worst addicts regular access to the class A drug - with the aim being to help them live less chaotically and to reduce crime. It was...
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