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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 Per our request, NIDA removed some outdated information concerning methadone from their website.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!"

Lacey woman charged with manslaughter in baby’s methadone death

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 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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Safe Methadone Induction and Stabilization: Report of an Expert Panel 2013

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by
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Special Report: Prescription Drug Abuse Part I

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by
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W.Va. couple indicted in toddler’s methadone death

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by
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