Heroin is a dangerous drug. It can have a devastating impact on individual lives, on users' families and on the wider community. However, as the report shows, some people, in some circumstances, can effectively manage and regulate their use.
* There is a largely hidden population of people who use heroin in stable and controlled ways over long periods of time.
* Some of the study’s respondents used heroin in such a way that they had not become dependent on the drug. Others were dependent on heroin, but controlled their regular use to a stable level.
* Some controlled dependent users reported periods of chaotic drug use in the past.
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