Articles in Category: Breaking News

Maine Cutting Methadone Funding to Transition to Suboxone

on Tuesday, 03 February 2015.

In an effort to help move heroin addiction treatment to a new and more effective kind of medication, Governor Paul LePage is proposing to eliminate state-funded methadone regimens in the state of Maine. Suboxone has recently been praised by those working in the field of addiction treatment as being safer and more effective for treating opiate addicts.

The Role HIPPAA plays in Addicts seeking Treatment

on Friday, 23 January 2015.

Entering into drug addiction treatment can bring up a lot of fears, because it is such a radical transformation from the life you know. One of these fears is that this large part of your life is no longer being kept a secret. You have kept this secret hidden for so long, and may be afraid of legal punishment, or the loss of jobs or relationships if your addiction and need for recovery were to become "public knowledge."