Posts Tagged ‘monitoring program’

Senate Approves Bill on Drug Monitoring Program

...  approves bill on drug monitoring program One requires that insurers cover methadone and other medications used to treat substance abuse. Another creates a process for follow-up care for patients with addiction issues after they're discharged from emergency rooms or other health care facilities. Read more on Kansas City StarWhat happens when the vulnerable leave hospital? He knows all the nooks and crannies, all the places others like him will bed down. Where to find a toilet, how to get a shower. How to ...

“COP” Program to Combat Heroin Addiction in NY

“COP” Program To Combat Heroin Addiction In NY — Attorney General Schneiderman launched his Community Overdose Prevention (COP) program, which will equip of all New York law-enforcement officers with naloxo… Editorial: Opiate–overdose antidote will save lives Naloxone is the standard treatment for opiate overdoses, which claimed 16,600 lives in 2010, according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Right now people have to rely on emergency responders to administer the injections. New York Attorney … Read more on NewsdayLife-saving overdose antidote may become easy to buy How much more can a parent take?" She left an addiction support group clutching what she came for – Narcan, a drug often referred to as the antidote to opiate overdoses. More commonly known by its generic name, naloxone, the injectable drug reverses … Read more on SFGate    Read more... ...

Drug to Reverse Opioid Overdose FDA Approved for Public Use

...  more on EmpowHerWyandotte Mom Charged in Teen Daughter's Fatal Overdose 12, 2013, and died at Mott's Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor on Feb. 13, 2013. The official cause of death was leukoencephalopathy due to a methadone overdose and anoxic brain injury. Wyandotte Police Detective Jerome Yoscovits told the newspaper it's … Read more on Patch.comSTEPHENSON: Nova Scotia doctors need to confront prescription drug abuse It has a stellar prescription drug monitoring program and the college developed a methadone treatment handbook in 2012 that has become “the gold standard” in assisting physicians to treat patients with addictions. The new pre-screening policy announced … Read more on TheChronicleHerald.ca    Read ...

Drug Slammed as 'Methadone for Alcoholics' Could Cost NHS Scotland More Than

...  'methadone for alcoholics' could cost NHS Scotland more than … … and cautioned against creating a “methadone for alcohol”. The £3.03-a-pill treatment was given the green light yesterday by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), making Scotland the only country in Europe to approve it for free prescription … Read more on Scottish Daily RecordDoctors unhappy with pill bills Levi said Pennsylvania is one of 34 states that do not require mandatory use of a drug monitoring program and one of 33 that do not require pharmacists to check identification before a prescription can be filled. Moran said if police and other law … Read more on ...

City’s Methadone Clinics Plagued With Problems, New Report Says – Village Voice (Blog)

...  – The Daily Planet Methadone is a synthetic drug designed to wean people off … “It’s a nasty drug.” The increase in heroin use has also resulted in an increased use of other drugs, notably pharmaceuticals. “Heroin users, when they start coming down, … Methadone Uses – Bing NewsMethadone Uses: State Medical Association Recommends Ways to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse – WTRF Some of the recommendations include the establishment of a prescription drug monitoring program, reporting methadone use, requiring the reporting of dispensing information of controlled substances, enhancing penalties for unlawful access and/or … Methadone Uses – Bing News    Read ...

State Medical Association Recommends Ways to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse – WOWK

...  Uses: State Medical Association Recommends Ways to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse – WOWKWOWKState Medical Association Recommends Ways to Fight Prescription Drug AbuseWOWKSome of the recommendations include the establishment of a prescription drug monitoring program, reporting methadone use, requiring the reporting of dispensing information of controlled substances, enhancing penalties for unlawful access and/or …and more »Methadone Uses – Google NewsMethadone Uses: Board just says no – phillyBurbs.comBoard just says nophillyBurbs.comTo me it sounds like a methadone clinic. I believe it's a good thing because people are suffering, but we don't need it on Route 73." "I'm ...