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Home News Public Meeting for Methadone Clinic Raises…

Home News Public meeting for methadone clinic raises…
"The success rate at treatment centres is three to five per cent," he said. "In opiate substitution therapy (methadone maintenance therapy) people on the program will experience success as with any illness. The reality is the relapse rates are very …
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San Francisco drug users bring harm reduction to the streets
For example, there are methadone clinics and substance abuse recovery programs. One of the programs that came with …. “We have homeless people who are cocaine smokers, who are now part of running our program,” he says. “People who are in housing, …
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Report criticises child protection in Edinburgh — Inspection finds some youngsters are being left in high risk situations.


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Bain Capital Sees Opportunity in Methadone Clinics – Boston Globe

Bain Capital sees opportunity in methadone clinics – Boston Globe


Boston Globe

Bain Capital sees opportunity in methadone clinics
Boston Globe
Methadone is often stigmatized, he acknowledged, but for some addicts — when it's used in combination with counseling and other treatments — the substitute drug makes a dramatic difference in their lives. “Methadone will allow you to go from a

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Drug Abuse Methadone – Google News

Fatal methadone overdoses soar in Kent County – WZZM

Fatal methadone overdoses soar in Kent County
WZZM
(WZZM) – A drug introduced 75 years ago to wean addicts off heroin is now the leading cause of prescription overdose deaths in Kent County. The drug is methadone. It is widely prescribed as an inexpensive pain killer, but has become a killer in its own

Drug Abuse Methadone – Google News

San Francisco drug users bring harm reduction to the streets – KALW

Calls for a Ceasefire in the War on Drugs

Calls for a ceasefire in the war on drugs
Since then – and billions of dollars later – the policy still shows few if any signs of success: illegal drugs are more prevalent than ever, popping up in new designer incarnations that require yet more categories of prohibition; the drug wars continue …
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Eliminating hepatitis C – an ambitious but achievable goal
Modelling undertaken both internationally and within Australia suggests that a treatment-as-prevention approach using DAAs, combined with effective harm reduction strategies – such as needle and syringe and methadone programs – could markedly reduce …
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Levittown Couple Allegedly Sent Methadone for Sale Inside Bucks County Prison – Bucks County Courier Times

Levittown couple allegedly sent methadone for sale inside Bucks County prison – Bucks County Courier Times

Levittown couple allegedly sent methadone for sale inside Bucks County prison
Bucks County Courier Times
Methadone, a synthetic opioid, is used to treat addictions to other opioid drugs such as heroin and morphine, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Methadone can be taken orally in either pill or liquid form or delivered intravenously

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North Korea’s new drug addiction – GlobalPost

North Korea's new drug addiction
GlobalPost
Amidon, commonly called methadone in the West, has roots in World War II, when the German military needed a powerful drug for its wounded and dying. “Amidone was the trade-name for Methadone before the German manufacturers dropped the patents …

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Crisis Looms for Addicts as Russia Bans Methadone in Crimea – Drug War Chronicle

Levittown Couple Allegedly Sent Methadone for Sale Inside Bucks County Prison – Bucks County Courier Times

Levittown couple allegedly sent methadone for sale inside Bucks County prison – Bucks County Courier Times

Levittown couple allegedly sent methadone for sale inside Bucks County prison
Bucks County Courier Times
Methadone, a synthetic opioid, is used to treat addictions to other opioid drugs such as heroin and morphine, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Methadone can be taken orally in either pill or liquid form or delivered intravenously

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Drug Methadone – Google News

Russia bans methadone in Crimea – ITAR-TASS

Russia bans methadone in Crimea
ITAR-TASS
Russia will ban methadone, a narcotic drug used in the treatment of drug addiction, in Crimea, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN) chief Viktor Ivanov said on Wednesday, March 26. Methadone has become a criminal business in Ukraine. Ivanov …

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Drug Methadone – Google News

North Korea’s new drug addiction – GlobalPost

Russia Bans Methadone in Crimea – ITAR-TASS

Russia bans methadone in Crimea – ITAR-TASS

Russia bans methadone in Crimea
ITAR-TASS
Russia will ban methadone, a narcotic drug used in the treatment of drug addiction, in Crimea, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN) chief Viktor Ivanov said on Wednesday, March 26. Methadone has become a criminal business in Ukraine. Ivanov …

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Drug Methadone – Google News

North Korea’s new drug addiction – GlobalPost

North Korea's new drug addiction
GlobalPost
Amidon, commonly called methadone in the West, has roots in World War II, when the German military needed a powerful drug for its wounded and dying. “Amidone was the trade-name for Methadone before the German manufacturers dropped the patents …

and more »

Drug Methadone – Google News

Crisis Looms for Addicts as Russia Bans Methadone in Crimea – Drug War Chronicle