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First two entries deal with controversial but opposing treatments for heroin addiction: the overdose record of long-acting opiate-blocking implants, and the role of take-home doses of the heroin substitute methadone in British services. The third highlights the stress faced by staff in a London alcohol detoxification ward. Lastly, how to reduce alcohol-related harm in Wales.