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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?

Prescott, Wis., man charged in wife’s death from methadone

Posted on: July 4th, 2013 by
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Daughlton Calvin gets 27 years for methadone deaths

Posted on: June 12th, 2013 by
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Pushing to have dealers convicted is one of many things that we can do to stop these METHADONE deaths. Every state should be doing this! Talk to your legislators about this and find out what if any laws are in place to prosecute these people. The overdose victims paid the ultimate price with their "LIFE" What penalties are the drug dealers in your state paying? Daughlton Calvin Continue reading the story "Daughlton Calvin gets 27 years for methadone deaths"

Four arrested in connection with Methadone death

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by
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Two accused in their child’s drug-induced death in Barbour County

Posted on: May 11th, 2013 by
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Two accused in their child's drug-induced death in Barbour County-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

METHADONE

Posted on: May 11th, 2013 by
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METHADONE M- Most deaths occur within the first two weeks. E- Even a dose that is theraputic for one may be lethal for another T- Treatment for addiction with Methadone is usually for life H- Heart problems are associated with Methadone A- Addicting and Abused D- Continue reading the story "METHADONE"

A Call For Voices

Posted on: May 7th, 2013 by
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A Call For Voices

  *This is a call for voices. If you are a loved one of someone currently using methadone, or a loved one of someone who has passed away because of methadone use I would love to hear from you. I am a documentary filmmaker working one a film that will expose the realities of methadone and the effects it has on our Continue reading the story "A Call For Voices"

Jessica Fingers’ boyfriend says she was a druggie before he met her, even as her heartbroken mother says the boyfriend was bad news

Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 by
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Jessica Fingers’ boyfriend says she was a druggie before he met her, even as her  heartbroken mother says the boyfriend was bad news- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING

Pekin teen rejects plea deals for two methadone deaths

Posted on: March 13th, 2013 by
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3rd man in linked ODs used methadone

Posted on: March 7th, 2013 by
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3rd man in linked ODs used methadone-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING