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CUFFED? Please help make this important film about addiction possible……

Posted on: January 11th, 2015 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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Newport woman charged with murder for husband’s overdose

Posted on: January 25th, 2014 by
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Husband enters plea to reduced charge

Posted on: January 25th, 2014 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?

METHADONE ALERT! Methadone to Become Ten Times Stronger in BC – Critics Fear Overdoses, Deaths

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by
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WARNING IN CANADA! Methadone dose will be 10 times more concentrated, raising fears of future overdose deaths

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by
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Woman sentenced to 4 years after toddler dies from consuming methadone tablet

Posted on: December 10th, 2013 by
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NC ordered to pay $528K in patient methadone overdose death

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by
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Autopsy: Grimes teen died from drug overdose

Posted on: September 21st, 2013 by
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