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Methadone

Do I Need Addiction Help for Methadone? Yes. It's A Dangerous Drug.

Posted under Addiction Help, Methadone

While we may think being dependant on a drug isn’t the best way to go through life, we’re not alone. Many people dependent on drugs, including people on MRT, agree with that. We do recognize that some people have simply run out of options and that without methadone or some other drug they wouldn’t be more…

Do I Need Addiction Help for Methadone? Yes. It’s A Dangerous Drug.

Posted under Addiction Help, Methadone

While we may think being dependant on a drug isn’t the best way to go through life, we’re not alone. Many people dependent on drugs, including people on MRT, agree with that. We do recognize that some people have simply run out of options and that without methadone or some other drug they wouldn’t be more…

Addiction Help Needed for Methadone Abuse Trend

Posted under Addiction Help, Hydrocodone, Methadone, New Hampshire, Painkillers, Xanax

Kay Sanford of the North Carolina Depatment of Health said “methadone may be the most underrated problem in drug abuse in the country today.” And the need for addiction help services for methadone abuse is more prevalent then ever. OxyContin is so dangerous that many doctors have started prescribing methadone as an alternative painkiller. But more…

Will Addiction Help Ever Come from Purdue Execs?

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Methadone, New Hampshire, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs

Laconia, New Hampshire, where eight people died last year from methadone, is playing hardball. The man who sold the methadone to one of the victims has been sentenced to a minimum of 15 years – which could turn into 40. He will be able to get out after 10 years if he gets addiction help through a more…

Addiction Help For Young Girls in St. Joseph, Missouri

Posted under Addiction Help, Methadone, Missouri

St. Joseph’s Hospital’s recent shocking ER visit by nine girls aged 14 years old or younger after having downed a dangerous painkiller should be a wake up call for parents in St. Joseph, Missouri. Some people might see this as just another 10 (including the boy who gave it to them) kids taking drugs. It more…

Addiction Help Is Still Possible for Most

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Drug Detox, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Methadone, Prescription Drugs

Thanks for your comments on the recent blogs on methadone. One thing I want to clarify is that it is not our intention to suggest that someone who’s been through drug rehab 17 times, has had migraines most of their life, or has degenerative physical problems or injuries that make it impossible to live a more…

Addiction Help or Methadone? Yes, the Choice is Yours.

Posted under Addiction Help, Benzodiazepines, Heroin, Methadone, Painkillers, Xanax

Some people don’t want addiction help, and some people do. Yesterday I wrote a blog about methadone. I received numerous comments from people who are on methadone for pain, or because they were addicted to heroin and wanted to overcome that addiction, but when drug rehab and other addiction help treatment didn’t work for them, more…

Addiction Help Gets You Drug Free, Not Hooked on Methadone or Xanax

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Methadone, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs, Valium, Xanax

When you are addicted to something like OxyContin the easiest path to take if you want to get off it is to switch to methadone or some other replacement drug. The hardest path is to get the addiction help you need to be drug free. You can, of course, go to a rehab facility where more…

Addiction Help Needed in Pennsylvania as Methadone-Related Deaths Soar

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Methadone, Painkillers, Pennsylvania, Prescription Drugs

The addiction help needed by methadone users is coming too late. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4,000 people died from methadone overdoses during 2004. And that’s just methadone, how many more deaths are caused by prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin, Vicodin or Lortab? Whatever the number, for every more…

Is Addiction Help Finally Coming for Heroin Addicts Now That the Dangers of Methadone are Being Exposed?

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Detox, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Methadone

Not too many people paid an awful lot of attention to methadone when it was used primarily as a substitute drug for heroin addicts. But now that it’s used as a painkiller and the death toll is rising, it’s in the news. Perhaps the increase in methadone-related deaths will prompt the right people to realize more…

Drug Rehab or Methadone: End Heroin Addiction or Keep Addicts in Treatment for Life

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Methadone, Treatment

For some, the idea of drug rehabilitation went out the window when the methadone clinic was introduced. Now, instead of getting addicts through drug rehab, they are being kept “in treatment” for life while being given no actual solution for their heroin addiction. I just read an article about a methadone clinic in Madison, Wisconsin more…

Drug Rehab Views: Methadone Treatment Causes Car Accidents

Posted under Drug Rehab, Methadone

I just read an article about several car accidents caused by patients on their way home from a clinic where they received methadone. The most recent accident involved a 22-year-old man killing a woman and her 3-year-old granddaughter when he ran off the road through two yards and a fence. Is this what happens when more…

Methadone – solution or problem?

Posted under Maine, Methadone, West Virginia

Originally posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, there are approximately 136,000 current heroin users in the United States. This number has remained relatively even over the last four years. Heroin addicts who want help will try just about anything to stop. Often, after attempting traditional more…

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