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Methadone “tablets” Used in Methadone Clinics- Is Methadone Prescribed for Pain Really the Cause of All These Deaths?

Posted on: June 4th, 2013 by
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    Methadone “tablets” Used in Methadone Clinics  I felt like this was an important subject to write on because most methadone deaths are blamed on methadone prescribed for pain. Many in the general public believe that methadone that comes from a clinic to treat addiction is always liquid and this is not true. Methadone [Read the full story …]

Cottonland- Documentary about Oxycontin

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013 by
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  In this feature-length documentary, photographer Nance Ackerman describes the havoc prescription painkiller OxyContin wreaked in the already weakened Cape Breton town of Glace Bay. The film guides us through a culture of economic and social depression where we encounter men and women at different stages of dependency. Demystifying the world of the addict while [Read the full story …]

Four arrested in connection with Methadone death

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by
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Smith County man sentenced for attempted arson of methadone clinic

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by
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Kentucky mom indicted in 8-year-old girl’s fatal methadone overdose in Peach County

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by
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Draft of Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment- Please Comment!

Posted on: May 21st, 2013 by
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ATTENTION We need everyone to read and comment on the New Proposed Guidelines for Opioid Treatment  by July 16, 2013. Click Here to read the Draft of Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment April 2013. May 17, 2013 Dear Colleague: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),  Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is [Read the full story …]

Two accused in their child’s drug-induced death in Barbour County

Posted on: May 11th, 2013 by
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10TV investigation: Medicaid spends big to transport addicts

Posted on: May 11th, 2013 by
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METHADONE

Posted on: May 11th, 2013 by
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METHADONE M- Most deaths occur within the first two weeks. E- Even a dose that is theraputic for one may be lethal for another T- Treatment for addiction with Methadone is usually for life H- Heart problems are associated with Methadone A- Addicting and Abused D- … Continue reading the story “METHADONE”

A Call For Voices

Posted on: May 7th, 2013 by
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A Call For Voices   *This is a call for voices. If you are a loved one of someone currently using methadone, or a loved one of someone who has passed away because of methadone use I would love to hear from you. I am a documentary filmmaker working one a film that will expose [Read the full story …]