Druglink article 1987 – Responses to heroin misuse, working togther, by Geoffrey Pearson, Mark Gilman and Shirley McIver

In the spring and summer of 1985 a research team travelled the breadth of northern England and made detailed neighbourhood studies, building a picture of heroin misuse and responses to it in the North. Their report – on which this article is based – contained the most revealing account yet of the benefits, disagreements and outright conflicts involved in bringing professionals, public agencies and the public themselves together in a coordinated response to heroin in Britain.

Working together (PDF)