Concerns have been raised about the use of methadone for Scotland’s addicts after it emerged that the heroin substitute is...
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CAMDEN — Law enforcement officials say some recent heroin overdoses in Camden are linked to an extremely dangerous batch of the drug that could be fatal.
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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say some recent heroin overdoses in Camden are linked to an extremely dangerous batch of the drug that could be fatal.
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Stepping into the conference room of Habit OPCO not long after he became director of the Pottstown methadone clinic, Douglas Albertson found a man writhing in withdrawal agony underneath the table.Albertson was horrified. The clinic's veteran staff shrugged it off."That's opioid dependency," Albertson said, now having served more than a year at the accredited...
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The increase in accidental opioid drug overdoses in Ohio in 2011 was half of what it was the previous year, the Ohio Departments of Health and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services said today in releasing new death statistics. The percentage of increase dropped to 13 percent from 26 percent in 2011 compared to 2010, the agencies said. However, the number of deaths continue to...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 05:05:01 GMTBy SYDNEY P. FREEDBERG Bloomberg NewsAfter Jennifer Vanlieu turned to methadone treatment to beat an addiction to heroin and pain pills, she morphed from drug user to convicted drug dealer. Vanlieu said she got a carryout methadone dose at a clinic operated by CRC Health Corp. in Richmond, I...
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ROCKLAND, Maine — Nearly two years after a company first proposed opening a methadone clinic in Rockland at the same location as one closed due to illegal drug activity, final federal approval is near. The last remaining hurdle for the opening of a methadone clinic by Metro Treatment of Maine ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans are dying from drug overdoses at record-high rates, the state Department of Health said Friday as it released 2011 figures that place the blame on prescription painkiller
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Methadone treatment is seen by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others as an intervention that helps addicts get their lives back.
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More than 16,000 people died from overdoses of prescription opioid painkillers in 2010, the last year that the government has figures, which is part of why the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday halted plans of some generic drug companies to sell their versions of the brand-name painkiller OxyContin.
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