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Methadone – national issues and lack of regulation

Posted on: November 11th, 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 Per our request, NIDA removed some outdated information concerning methadone from their website.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!"

­­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?

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 guilty in Methadone DUI death

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by
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Women Steals Checks to Buy Methadone

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 by
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Wait a minute.......I thought methadone reduced crime. Women Steals Checks to Buy Methadone-Click Here to Read Full Story

Methadone: Help or deadly temptation for recovering addicts?

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 by
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Three More Deaths That Methadone Clinics in Georgia Did Not Report and Other Violations

Posted on: June 22nd, 2013 by
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  Three More Deaths That Methadone Clinics in Georgia Did Not Report and Other Violations........... How many other deaths have not been reported? We know we had at least 174 methadone related deaths in Georgia in 2011. Where did the methadone come from that caused these deaths? What were the penalties for these violations? See attached inspection reports: GPA 12_2012 Inspection GTA ATHENS Inspection 3_2013 North Fulton Continue reading the story "Three More Deaths That Methadone Clinics in Georgia Did Not Report and Other Violations"

Four arrested in connection with Methadone death

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by
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Smith County man sentenced for attempted arson of methadone clinic

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by
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