Updated: Woman returning from methadone clinic charged in head-on crash-CLICK HERE to continue reading
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Methadone - national issues and lack of regulation- Click Here to Continue Reading
Toddler Killed After Drinking Parents' Methadone; Mother Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter - Click Here to Continue Reading
Woman Sentenced to Federal Jail Time- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Tooele 2-year-old dies after mom gave him methadone, police say- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Father Arrested After Daughter's Methadone-Related Death-Click Here to Continue Reading
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 Per our request, NIDA removed some outdated information concerning methadone from their website.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 - CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
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?
- (SAMHSA) Substance Abuse and Mental Health … Continue reading the story "Methadone: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?"