Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: unsterile injecting equipment

  • Reflections on the practice of treatment for drug dependence

    Carla TreloarAustralia The funeral was on a stifling January day in Sydney. The formal, stiff clothes I had put on that morning were damp and limp within minutes outside the air-conditioned car. I greeted the few people I knew who were milling outside the chapel awaiting the arrival of the family and the undertaker’s car.…