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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 Per our request, NIDA removed some outdated information concerning methadone from their website.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 - 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
WARNING IN CANADA! Methadone dose will be 10 times more concentrated, raising fears of future overdose deaths
WARNING IN CANADA! Methadone dose will be 10 times more concentrated, raising fears of future overdose deaths-PLEASE CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING.
Woman sentenced to 4 years after toddler dies from consuming methadone tablet-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Safe Methadone Induction and Stabilization: Report of an Expert Panel-2013 Safe Methadone induction and Stabilization-2013
Special Report: Prescription Drug Abuse Part I-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
W.Va. couple indicted in toddler's methadone death- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING