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Updated: Woman returning from methadone clinic charged in head-on crash

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by
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Methadone – national issues and lack of regulation

Posted on: November 11th, 2014 by
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Toddler Killed After Drinking Parents’ Methadone; Mother Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by
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Two charged over death of toddler who ‘ingested methadone’

Posted on: March 13th, 2014 by
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Woman Sentenced to Federal Jail Time

Posted on: March 13th, 2014 by
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Tooele 2-year-old dies after mom gave him methadone, police say

Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by
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Father Arrested After Daughter’s Methadone-Related Death

Posted on: January 19th, 2014 by
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Stop Methadone Deaths Wishing You a Happy New Year in 2014!

Posted on: January 6th, 2014 by
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We are excited to announce we have made some great strides in 2013. Per our request, NIDA removed some outdated information concerning methadone from their website.  The methadone research web guide was removed and you are now referred to SAMHSA's Tip 43. In addition, the Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment are being updated and should be released in the Spring. Thanks Continue reading the story "Stop Methadone Deaths Wishing You a Happy New Year in 2014!"

Lacey woman charged with manslaughter in baby’s methadone death

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by
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­­Methadone: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by
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­­Methadone

Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?

Even though methadone accounts for only 2% of all prescribed opioids, it has attributed to 30% of all opioid related deaths.

 

  Methadone is an opioid used to treat pain and to treat addiction to heroin and other opioids. In 2009 there were 5000 methadone related deaths nationwide.

 

Who Oversees Methadone Maintenance?