Research shows intentional drug overdose is most common reason homeless people present at hospitals
New research indicates that intentional drug overdose is the most common method used in a large number of “concerning” presentations at hospitals involving people who are homeless.
A conference heard that street drugs are three times more common in intentional drug overdose scenarios involving homeless people than compared to those in a fixed residence.
Source: irishexaminer.com, September 2019. Accessed on 3rd October 2019