Monthly Archives: August 2011

New methadone clinic discussed – Fri, 05 Aug 2011 PST

More info…Hundreds of people across Eastern Washington need urgent help to fight drug addiction, according to state health officials, and a California company with a sterling record of substance abuse treatment in Western Washington is poised to open a Spokane Valley methadone clinic in October.… Continue reading

Advances in Treatment of Chemical Dependency Help Address Rising Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse

More info… zAddiction Recovery Institute offers Outpatient Overnight Opiate Detoxification OOOD to treat addiction to common painkillers such as oxycontin, vicodin, Percocet and codeine as well as recreational drugs such as heroin. During this comprehensive outpatient detoxification procedure, the opiate drug is physically removed from… Continue reading

OUR VIEW | A next step needed in addressing methadone question

More info…If leaders are serious about listening to health and law enforcement professionals about the serious threat opiate addiction has become, it’s time for a uniform policy and possibly a unified effort. drug rehab

Rising Drug Use in India Prompts Methadone Recommendation by UNAIDS

More info… Less well known are the risks involved in methadone use. Most people do not realize that methadone is addictive itself and recent years have seen a marked increase in street sales and abuse of methadone. Individuals who abuse methadone risk becoming addicted to… Continue reading

UPS worker pleads guilty to larceny, drug charges in Lowell

More info…LOWELL — A 28-year-old former United Parcel Service worker admitted to stealing prescription drugs sent in packages from Veterans Administration hospital pharmacies to area veterans to feed his official drug abuse hotline

Alcohol Rehab

Rehabilitation for alcohol addicts entails a lot of program; programs, where the core essence is to get into the source of addiction. And how to and recover from it. Alcohol rehab most of the time happens in establishments like alcohol rehab centers. This is where… Continue reading