methadone

NY County Sued for Illegally Denying Person OUD Meds in Jail

A lawsuit accuses a New York county jail of repeatedly denying a man held there his medication for opioid use…

April 12, 2024

Can Methadone Vans Deliver the Goods?

A long white van, stocked with clear plastic cups and a machine that dispenses liquid methadone, was launched in New…

April 1, 2024

Daily Methadone Clinic Dosing Creates Rural Transportation Nightmare

Heather Strong lives in a rural area of Maine, and can’t afford a car. She also uses methadone. So to…

March 21, 2024

With New Final Methadone Rule, SAMHSA Isn’t Coming to Save Us

People on methadone in the United States have been thrown under the bus yet again amid the continuing devastation of…

February 13, 2024

After Years of US Clinics, I Get Methadone With Dignity in Australia

I recently moved from the United States to Sydney, Australia. Uprooting your entire life can always be stressful. But a…

December 11, 2023

Pregnancy in Withdrawal: Methadone Clinic Tore My Family Apart

In the endless hallway of the NICU, nurses shuffled from door to door. Yellow-toned ceiling lights flickered. My grandmother kept…

December 7, 2023

Rep. Norcross Admits His Methadone Bill Isn’t Enough. We Should, Too.

It was the weirdest thing. Representative Donald Norcross (D, NJ) agreed with me that his Modernizing Opioid Treatment Access Act…

November 20, 2023

Watch: Former Methadone Clinic Director Slams Culture of Cruelty

One of the most intriguing emails I have ever received hit my inbox in 2021. This, in part, is how…

August 7, 2023

Did ASAM Fight to Limit Federal Methadone Reform Bill?

The American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM) successfully fought to prevent expansion of methadone prescribing to a wide range of…

July 25, 2023

“Can You Pee for Me?” A Childhood Under the Methadone Clinic System

“Hey buddy, wake up.” My father gently gripped my shoulders and shook me back and forth. I tucked my face…

July 24, 2023