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What is naloxone? Should it be available over the counter?

What is naloxone? Should it be available over the counter?

May 9th, 2016

Naloxone is a medication that can help reduce opioid overdose deaths and save the lives of thousands of people. What are the benefits and should it be available OTC? Learn more here.

5 Methadone vs Buprenorphine: Which is better for treating heroin addiction?

Methadone vs Buprenorphine: Which is better for treating heroin addiction?

April 11th, 2016

A comparison of the risks, side effects, legal status, and abuse potential for both methadone and buprenorphine from expert, Derek Simon, PhD. More here.

4 Is methadone an effective treatment for heroin addiction? YES!

Is methadone an effective treatment for heroin addiction? YES!

March 9th, 2016

What is methadone and does it work as a treatment for opioid addiction? Methadone helps treat opioid addiction and keeps addicts off of heroin. Why is it not being used more widely? Derek Simon, Ph.D. helps us explore this issue here.

1 Why is addiction a brain disease?

Why is addiction a brain disease?

February 6th, 2016

A look at the modern research of the brain as related to addiction from contributor and neuroscientist, Derek Simon, PhD. More here.

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