Methadone accounts for 25% of all deaths by drugs poisoning. We look at the risks of methadone maintenance and five reasons why prescribing methadone is dangerous….
There is no scientific justification for the “28 day” addiction treatment period to which insurance companies limit funding….
A short description of the situation in Ireland with regards to addiction treatment and the new EU directive on Cross Border Healthcare….
The Scottish Government says methadone should be prescribed as the main substitute for heroin addicts, although the way it is distributed should be improved….
All professionals to be drug tested at work: Staff who are discovered with drugs in their system during work hours with have to get clean or lose their jobs….
A warning about the risks of painkiller abuse has come from the Channel Island of Guernsey, where heroin abuse levels are among the lowest in the British Isles….
Writing about the death of Whitney Houston, Damian Thompson notes that crack cocaine addiction changed her brain chemistry & she was unlikely to recover….
Employers are ignoring cocaine use at work. Castle Craig, one of Europe’s leading drug treatment centres, is calling on employers to take this problem seriously….
Research shows pre-frontal cortex is significantly damaged in drug and alcohol abusers and addicts. Read more about the effects here….