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Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Grayling MI, Houghton Lake MI, Higgins Lake MI, Roscommon County

http://www.MTCHelp.com Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Grayling MI, Houghton Lake MI, Higgins Lake MI, Roscommon County MI. At MTC, we believe that substance abuse is a debilitating condition...
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Three Things to Help With Your Methadone Withdrawal

Three Things to Help With Your Methadone Withdrawal | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it

Part of the reason so many methadone addicts are afraid to detox or begin recovery is because they have seen or heard about the symptoms of withdrawal. There is no beating around the bush - ...

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Three Things to Help With Your Methadone Withdrawal

Three Things to Help With Your Methadone Withdrawal | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
Part of the reason so many methadone addicts are afraid to detox or begin recovery is because they have seen or heard about the symptoms of withdrawal. There is no beating around the bush - ...
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Methadone withdrawal..

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Medicaid Policies Restrict Opioid Addiction Treatment | The Fix

Medicaid Policies Restrict Opioid Addiction Treatment | The Fix | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it

“ Some experts say limited access to opioid addiction meds could put addicts' lives in danger.”


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Online Methadone Maintenance Treatment Training Session Part 1

Opioid dependence is a health concern with implications for the individual patient as well as the public. Methadone maintenance treatment is recognized inter...
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Online Methadone Maintenance Treatment Training Session Part 2

Opioid dependence is a health concern with implications for the individual patient as well as the public. Methadone maintenance treatment is recognized inter...
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PsychiatryOnline | Psychiatric Services | Medication-Assisted Treatment With Methadone: Assessing the Evidence

PsychiatryOnline | Psychiatric Services | Medication-Assisted Treatment With Methadone: Assessing the Evidence | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it

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Zac Talbott's curator insight, November 19, 2013 6:12 PM

"MMT is associated with improved outcomes for individuals and pregnant women with opioid use disorders. MMT should be a covered service available to all individuals."

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"once you're on [methadone] maintenance, they tell you 'you can be here as long as you want' "

"when I first started methadone I was told that it would be a 30 day program" "after 30 days when you're not ready to taper off they tell you it's a six-mont...
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Methadone Destigmatization

What is methadone maintenance treatment (MMT)? Is it a safe treatment? Who are MMT clients and how do they access this treatment? Take 7 minutes to watch, an...
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Abby Rakosi Coulter's curator insight, December 19, 2013 2:02 PM

Please take just approx 8 minutes to watch this Amazingly Informative video on Methadone Maintenance Treatment. From providers to patients, the Truth of the treatment is spoken. A truly informative and insightful video.

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Should kratom use be legal? - Salon

Should kratom use be legal? - Salon | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
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Should kratom use be legal?
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The leaves of the herb kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), a native of Southeast Asia in the coffee family, are used to relieve pain and improve mood as an opiate substitute and stimulant.
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Methadone situation in Thailand - Opiophile.org

Methadone situation in Thailand - Opiophile.org | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
Default Re: Methadone situation in Thailand. we at least i eat up experiences of the opiated life in other countries especially in this particular part of asia so please be as forthcoming as you want with similar tales ...
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Methadone & Opioid Substitution Therapy | Drug War Facts

Methadone & Opioid Substitution Therapy | Drug War Facts | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it

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Zac Talbott's curator insight, September 29, 2013 7:05 AM

"Of the various treatments available, Methadone Maintenance Treatment, combined with attention to medical, psychiatric and socioeconomic issues, as well as drug counseling, has the highest probability of being effective."

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Parties demand change to government's methadone policy

Parties demand change to government's methadone policy | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
LABOUR and the Conservatives hit out after we revealed £36million a year is paid to pharmacists for the heroin substitute.

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Change for the Good

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Ad Campaign to Target Teen Smokers - Washington Wire - WSJ

Ad Campaign to Target Teen Smokers - Washington Wire - WSJ | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
Impossible, they don't exist? Go to any “community mental health center (CMHC)” or any methadone clinic in … south-central L.A., southside Chicago, NYC (Bronx, Brooklyn, Lower East Side), S.F.; you'll see a bunch of ...
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Common Myths, Lies and Misconceptions Informing Drug Policy

Common Myths, Lies and Misconceptions Informing Drug Policy | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it

Drug law and policy has its roots in fear, ignorance, racism and vested interest. Sadly, this has changed little over the years. Drug law and policy continues to be shaped more by punitive populism and moral crusades rather than scientific evidence, reason and rationality.


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Drug  law  and  policy.

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Julian Buchanan's curator insight, October 14, 2013 12:10 AM

I did this for a lecture and thought it might be useful to share - although punchy and accessible in style, each point is carefully considered and can be academically supported.

Lon Woodbury's curator insight, February 2, 2014 7:26 PM

A lot of good points about drugs, our policies toward them, and effectiveness of our drug laws. -Lon

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Crime Week book extract: City of Evil by Sean Fewster - The Australian

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Crime Week book extract: City of Evil by Sean Fewster
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'All I want is my methadone,' she said.
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Vietnam to produce methadone for treatment - Vietnam Breaking News

Vietnam to produce methadone for treatment - Vietnam Breaking News | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
At the 2nd Annual Coastal Forum in the framework of the Project building the resilience to climate change impacts - Coastal Southeast Asia (referred to the Forum ) recently took place in Soc Trang City (Soc Trang province), ...
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Babies born addicted to drugs: more than 20 newborn addicts every ...

Babies born addicted to drugs: more than 20 newborn addicts every ... | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
babies born addicted to the state-supplied heroin substitute, methadone. ... 40,000 heroin addicts were on substitutes such as methadone for years. ... Melbourne: 10 of the best free things to do December 24, 2013.
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Poulsbo PD: Proof we have a heroin problem - KOMO News

Poulsbo PD: Proof we have a heroin problem - KOMO News | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
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And of course its also a free market capitalism way of making a living too. Capicorn123 5pts. Heroin is a ...
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South Burlington methadone clinic decision could be delayed further ...

Unknown party alleges Development Review Board member had improper communication about proposed clinic, asks for hearing to be re-opened.
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Drug busters - Hindustan Times

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Next comes heroin/smack, which most of the users start chasing but switch to injecting roughly in about a year, reports the UN Office of Drugs and Crime's South Asia office.
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Methadone Abuse in Asian Countries | Methadone Abuse Help

Methadone Abuse in Asian Countries | Methadone Abuse Help | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
There are almost 50 countries and territories in Asian including Russia in North Asia, Sri Lanka in South Asia, Afghanistan in West Asia, China in East Asia, Indonesia in Southeast Asia, and Kazakhstan in Central Asia with a population of ...
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Methadone | The Fix

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Methadone | The Fix | Methadone  &  Drug's | Scoop.it
Just like ex-junkie Russell Brand, I used to believe that “maintenance” was as bad—if not worse—than active addiction. Here’s how I came to understand how fatally wrong I was.

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Zac Talbott's curator insight, September 5, 2013 5:05 AM

Medication assisted recovery IS recovery! Methadone is medicine. Methadone IS recovery!

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Pill May Prevent H.I.V. In Drug Addicts - Health Aim

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A daily antiretroviral pill has been found to cut the risk of drug addicts contracting H.I.V. nearly in half, according to a new major study.

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