Articles on Methadone

Helping Parents Identify Signs of IV Drug Use in Teens

It’s painful to imagine that your child is abusing drugs. And while you might be consumed with worry in the moment, finding intravenous-drug paraphernalia in your teen’s room may actually turn out to be lifesaving. Although heroin is the most popular drug injected directly into a vein, prescription opioids (OxyContin), cocaine, and methamphetamine (meth), and ….

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Opioid Abuse Runs Rampant in the Construction Industry

25 years. Dave has spent his entire working career in the construction industry. Day in and day out, he pushes his body to its limits. The repetitive, manual labor has taken its toll. Last year, it finally caught up with him. He injured his shoulder. The pain was intense. His doctor prescribed opioids to treat ….

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New Study Highlights Lingering Problems in Methadone Treatment

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 ….

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