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What is Medication Management in Addiction Treatment? 3 Things You Need to Know

What is Medication Management in Addiction Treatment? 3 Things You Need to Know

October 4th, 2017

Did you know that drug and alcohol addiction treatment can incorporate medications and genetic testing? Learn how one leading facility uses these tools as integral components of a successful treatment program. More here.

Can Oregon’s New Drug Laws Set the Standard for Sentencing and Enforcement?

Can Oregon’s New Drug Laws Set the Standard for Sentencing and Enforcement?

August 4th, 2017

Will Oregon start the beginning of the end of the “War on Drugs?” I think so. Here is why.

Is methadone safe?

Is methadone safe?

June 5th, 2016

Yes, methadone is generally a safe long-acting opioid medication. More on methadone safety and efficiency in addiction treatment here.

3 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.

How can prescribers prevent pharmaceutical drug diversion? INTERVIEW with Warren Rivera

How can prescribers prevent pharmaceutical drug diversion? INTERVIEW with Warren Rivera

May 6th, 2016

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.

10 Traveling while on methadone: Is guest dosing possible?

Traveling while on methadone: Is guest dosing possible?

July 30th, 2015

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.

12 Courts and medication assisted treatment: Your legal rights

Courts and medication assisted treatment: Your legal rights

June 23rd, 2015

Have you been kicked off medication assisted treatment by a court? Here’s how you can fight for your legal rights.

1 Myths vs. Facts: The truth about medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction

Myths vs. Facts: The truth about medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction

May 22nd, 2015

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.

3 Why aren't people receiving medication assisted treatment? (and why access is so important)

Why aren’t people receiving medication assisted treatment? (and why access is so important)

April 6th, 2015

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.

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