Toddler Killed After Drinking Parents' Methadone; Mother Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter - Click Here to Continue Reading
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Tooele 2-year-old dies after mom gave him methadone, police say- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Newport woman charged with murder for husband's overdose-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
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Father Arrested After Daughter's Methadone-Related Death-Click Here to Continue Reading
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Woman charged in Methadone overdose deaths of Perry County men- 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?"
METHADONE ALERT! Methadone to Become Ten Times Stronger in BC - Critics Fear Overdoses, Deaths- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING