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A highly successful treatment for opioid addiction. But stigma is holding it back.


A highly successful treatment for opioid addiction. But stigma is holding it back. “Medication-assisted treatment is often called the gold standard of addiction care. But much of the country has resisted it. If you ask Jordan Hansen why he changed

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Coordinated Addiction Treatment and Overdose

Coordinated Addiction Treatment and Overdose What is the relationship between coordinated addiction treatment and overdose? According to the chief medical officer of British Columbia in Vancouver, when drug addiction treatment relies in a series of coordinated efforts, the likelihood of

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Methadone Treatment Facts


Methadone Treatment Facts As a synthetic opioid, methadone was initially developed for the treatment of pain during World War II. Being part of the opioid family of drugs, it is currently considered as the most commonly used treatment for addiction.

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How to use a Naloxone opioid overdose kit


The kits are available prescription-free at Ont pharmacies. Could you use one in an emergency? .Since anti-overdose kits for opioids were made available in pharmacies in June 2016, Ontario’s ministry of health has distributed 12,000 Naloxone packages to more than 1,400

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How pharmacists are becoming the first line of defence against opioid overdoses


‘I have had patients I’ve trained who’ve used kits to save people’s lives in the community’ “People who are concerned a friend or loved one could overdose on opioid drugs like heroin or fentanyl can turn to their pharmacists for

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Hepatitis C Treatment


Hepatitis C Treatment Contact the clinic location nearest to you, during regular business hours. Required to have a valid health card. Inform the staff in the clinics that you are here for information about Hepatitis C Treatment. . Overview of

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