Methadone Information


Chronic opiate addicts could be offered medicinal heroin

use of medicinal heroin can be an effective treatment for groups of opiate dependent people who have repeatedly failed first-line treatment (the current first-line treatment is to prescribe substitution drugs such as methadone

Publish Date: 05/25/2012 19:48

What We Say Matters | About Methadone

That’s why, when talking about something as controversial as methadone treatment, it’s important to use language that is beneficial to our cause. Terms such as “medical assisted treatment” and “replacement therapy” help

Publish Date: 05/17/2012 15:09

Take-home methadone maintenance treatment associated with

(Boston) – A recent study conducted by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) shows that patients receiving “take home” methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) were less likely to be admitted to the hospital as

Publish Date: 06/14/2012 12:30

Benefits and Effectiveness of the Methadone Treatment

Many people don’t understand the values and benefits as well as the effectiveness of the program Methadone Treatment. This program has been changing the lives of so many people, opening their minds and vision to what

Publish Date: 06/16/2012 20:03

Methadone-Drug* Interactions
(*Medications, illicit drugs, & other substances)

Stewart B. Leavitt, MA, PhD; Editor. Released November 2005.
pdfPDF available here for download <click here…> (660KB, 31pp)

Addiction Treatment Forum; Brainstorms – Series 1-8, 1999-2001
Stewart B. Leavitt, MA, PhD; Editor.
1. The Blind Men & The Elephant (Vol. 8, No. 3, Summer 1999)
2. Self-Medication Pathways of Addiction (Vol. 8, No. 4, Fall 1999)
3. The Hijacked Brain (Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 2000)
4. Spiritual Roads to Recovery (Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 2000)
5. Addiction and the Duress of Stress (Vol. 9, No. 3, Summer 2000)
6. The Shifting Sands of Opioid Addiction & Treatment (Vol. 9, No. 4, Fall 2000)
7. The Hijacked Brain Revisited (Vol. 10, No. 1, Winter 2001)
8. The Voices of Dissent (Vol. 10, No. 2, Spring 2001)
pdfPDF available here for download <click here> (334KB,24pp)

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction – Facts for Families and Friends
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (1.4MB, 20pp)

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