Am I eligible for the study?

If you can answer yes to all of the questions below, you may be eligible to take part in the study:

  • Do you live in Auckland, New Zealand?
  • Do you think you may have developed addiction to an opioid pain medication?
  • Are you aged 18 years or over?
  • Can you speak English well?
  • Did your regular use of opioids start through being prescribed opioid medication or purchasing over-the-counter opioid medications?

If you contact the researcher, they will take you through some questions to determine whether you are likely to have opioid pain medication addiction. If you are eligible for the study, at that point you can choose to think further about whether you want to be involved in the study, or decide you do not want to be involved. In fact you can decide not to be involved at any time.

In recognition of their time and costs to attend, participants will receive a $40 voucher at the completion of each interview.