8 AM. Stuck in traffic. Fingers tapping impatiently on the steering wheel. Marc was making his daily drive to the methadone clinic. He needed to get in and out and get to work by 9am. If this bumper-to-bumper situation didn’t improve soon, he’d be late. As his Honda crept along, Marc glanced at the shops ….
Articles on Methadone
At the time, it seemed — and most would agree — that ‘at-home’ methadone treatment was a public health necessity during the lockdown stages of the pandemic. Others still applaud the idea of a less restrictive and more accessible approach to the treatment. A new study now reveals some interesting patient opinions concerning at-home methadone ….
The pandemic pushed policy makers toward change. The Opioid Treatment Access Act calls for more change. But will the changes be good? That’s the current debate. To promote social distancing, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) relaxed methadone restrictions during the pandemic. They allowed up to four weeks’ worth of take-home doses. ….