Methadone: A Flicker Of Light In The Dark

Methadone: A Flicker Of Light In The Dark


To provide a better understanding of the very important role methadone plays in the treatment of addiction.
 
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» California CA SB 973 Has passed!
Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:53 pm by Zac_Talbott

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California CA SB 973 Has passed!
Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:53 pm by Zac_Talbott
Per NAMA-R Executive Director Joycelyn S. Woods....

California CA SB 973 Has passed!
And was signed by the governor. It goes into effect January 1, 2015

1. No more water in take home doses.

2. No more 7 days waiting period between admissions.

3. Retired and disabled are no longer excluded from take homes.




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methadone clinic cuts 2 dozen patients
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:02 am by lilgirllost
We have talked about this very subject before, how do you pay for your methadone treatment. While it is a sad situation to have a clinic cut patients because they don't have insurance, the majority of us I think pay for our methadone treatment out of our own pockets anyhow. The man in this article amazes me though! He owns his own business and everything but he can't pay for his methadone …

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NAMA-Recovery's "WE SPEAK METHADONE (and buprenorphine) FORUM"
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:25 pm by Zac_Talbott
NAMA-Recovery's "WE SPEAK METHADONE (and buprenorphine) FORUM" is back up and running! :-) I hope you'll incorporate it into your forum activity along with a Flicker in the Dark!

Link: WE SPEAK METHADONE (and buprenorphine)


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MMT IN JAILS AND PRISONS...
Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:22 am by MrsPenguin2005
Having experienced, first hand, an inhumane methadone detox...I feel that this would be an asset in the jails and prisons...would cut down on the crime inside including the drug trade, fighting, etc.

Methadone in Jails and Prisons

Posted: 31 May 2012 07:13 AM PDT


I’ve never been to jail, and I don’t plan on going there any time soon. I realize that I’m one of the lucky few hard drug …

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Washington will be the largest march in the 21st century AIDS: "We can stop AIDS: mobilization for economic justice and human rights."
Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:01 pm by Den
http://www.wecanendaids.org/CTA.html

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ECG Testing for OTP Patients
Sat Jul 07, 2012 5:43 pm by Finallyachance
JUST WANTED TO SHARE IN CASE NO ONE HAS HEARD THIS.....YET ON THIS FORUM

SAMHSA Panel: No Mandatory ECG Testing for OTP Patients
March 8, 2012 By ATForum 1 Comment

A panel convened by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has stopped short of recommending mandatory
electrocardiograms (ECGs) on patients treated with methadone in opioid treatment programs (OTPs). …

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Long awaited clinic finds a home in Rutland VT
Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:34 am by D
Last year RuthAnn posted a story about a small town in Vermont and the possibility of a new mmt facility. AS with many other towns a clinic was badly needed in the area.
Everyone agreed, Rutland needed a clinic but no one could agree on where to put it. Some places were too small, some members of the community thought it would be too close to their homes but finally after months of searching the …


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In Memory of our founder, Deborah D. Shrira
Tue May 22, 2012 11:36 pm by D


Deborah D. Shrira
June 1, 1951-May 21, 2012

Good evening,
To all of our members,
It saddens me to announce to all of you that yesterday May 21, 2012, Deborah D. Shrira the CEO and Founder of Medical Assisted Treatment of America/Suboxone Assisted Treatment and our forums passed away.

Deborah dedicated much of her life to helping others As …


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Opioid Substitution Therapy in Eurasia:
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:18 pm by Den
Globally, between 12 and 21 million people are estimated to use opiates, 3.4 to 3.8 million of whom who live in Europe and Central Asia. The UN Reference Group on HIV and injecting Drug Use also suggests that there are around 3.7 million people who inject drugs (PWID) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia alone, with Eastern Europe having the highest regional prevalence of injecting drug use …

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