Post Archives from the ‘Methadone Deaths in the News’ Category



Methadone may come under tighter scrutiny

Posted on: December 8th, 2012 by
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Methadone may come under tighter scrutiny-ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are likely to debate proposals next year to slap tighter supervision on the use of the potent drug methadone, CLICK TO CONTINUE READING  

PUTTING THE BRAKES ON OPIATE ABUSE

Posted on: November 30th, 2012 by
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  PUTTING THE BRAKES ON OPIATE ABUSE Nov. 30, 2012| By Dr. Nayvin Gordon   According to The Center for Disease Control (C.D.C.) 1/13/2012 , prescription drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing 37,485 people nationwide.  These opiates (narcotics) were also responsible for approximately eight million reports of drug abuse and or dependence.  Medical authorities state that “Opiates are highly addictive, and opiate Continue reading the story "PUTTING THE BRAKES ON OPIATE ABUSE"

Looking for Answers with Methadone

Posted on: November 19th, 2012 by
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Looking for Answers with Methadone- Click Here to Read the Story

‘We have more methadone-addicted babies’ — Minnesota statewide plan to tackle substance abuse presented

Posted on: November 10th, 2012 by
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'We have more methadone-addicted babies' -- Minnesota statewide plan to tackle substance abuse presented-CLICK HERE

Deadly Consequences of Medical Malpractice and Methadone

Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by
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Deadly Consequences of Medical Malpractice and Methadone- CLICK HERE TO READ These Medical Malpractice and Methadone cases are also occurring when methadone is used to treat addiction. Of the 5000 methadone related deaths in 2009 approximately 25 % or 1250 of these deaths were related to methadone used for addiction. These deaths have also got to be addressed.

Methadone Deaths On The Rise

Posted on: November 7th, 2012 by
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Methadone Deaths On The Rise-CLICK HERE TO READ

Medical Examiner Determines Cause of Death for Young Searcy Couple

Posted on: November 6th, 2012 by
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Medical Examiner Determines Cause of Death for Young Searcy Couple- CLICK HERE TO READ FULL STORY

Establishing the Methadone Death and Incident Review Team

Posted on: October 20th, 2012 by
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We need to push for this in every state! Print this out and talk to your state leaders.

Methadone: Changes Needed

Posted on: October 17th, 2012 by
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Methadone: Changes Needed Methadone has made headlines recently, and not for anything positive .......CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING

Northland men’s deaths in car crash inspire legislative action on methadone

Posted on: October 14th, 2012 by
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Northland men’s deaths in car crash inspire legislative action on methadone Following the deaths of two Northland men, State Rep. Tom Huntley and State Sen. Roger Reinert say they want to hold hearings this fall to determine if more restrictions are needed on how metha­done treatment is administered in Minnesota. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING