Will Oregon start the beginning of the end of the “War on Drugs?” I think so. Here is why.
medication assisted treatment
Yes, methadone is generally a safe long-acting opioid medication. More on methadone safety and efficiency in addiction treatment here.
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.
Is there a way to reduce drug diversion? Can medical doctors participate in the prevention of the diversion of prescribed medications? Expert Warren Rivera explains more in this interview.
Can you travel and take methadone as a guest in another clinic? We talk with guest dosing service provider, AMS of Delaware, about your methadone dosing options. More here on costs, planning, and availability of methadone while on vacation.
Have you been kicked off medication assisted treatment by a court? Here’s how you can fight for your legal rights.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O’Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
Why push for medication assisted therapies in the treatment of heroin or opioid addiction? An in-depth Q&A here with Paul Samuels, the Director and President of the Legal Action Center on why and how people SHOULD be able to access medications for addiction treatment.