Addiction Recovery

Stop Stigmatizing How We Recover From Drug Addiction

Stop Stigmatizing How We Recover from Drug Addiction

The stigmatization of any form of treatment for any medical problem is something that people interested in social justice must ...
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Can Methadone Clinics and their neighbors find common ground?

Can Methadone Clinics and their neighbors find common ground?

Wanda Sanders and I step into line at Red Emma’s, a bookstore café in North Maryland. Sanders, a 48-year-old African-American, leans ...
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Traveling While on Methadone Is Guest Dosing Possible

Traveling While on Methadone: Is Guest Dosing Possible?

Yes, guest dosing is possible when on methadone. Here, we review the planning required and answer your questions about using guest ...
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Methadone and Weight Gain

Methadone and Weight Gain

Chronic opiate/opioid use has been associated with weight gain. Medical literature links opiate use and the development of a preference ...
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Silverman Treatment Blog

Breaking the Stigma: Portraying Opioid Use Disorder as a Treatable Health Condition

Despite an increase in treatment seeking for mental health and substance use disorders in recent years, the stigma surrounding these ...
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Serum Methadone Level Graph

Confusion over Methadone Peak and Trough Levels

Recently I’ve had patients write to my blog describing how their opioid treatment program doctors are using methadone blood levels ...
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