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Methadone Addiction Treatment

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Methadone maintenance treatment for long-term recovery.

The benefits of methadone:

When used properly, methadone helps individuals who struggle with heroin, fentanyl or other prescription painkillers. to function normally in daily activities, abstain from taking illicit opioid drugs and manage their withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

When taking methadone:

  • Avoid consuming alcohol
  • Take only the recommended dose, as prescribed by your doctor
  • Store the medication at room temperature
  • Keep medication away from light sources

Online resources for methadone treatment:

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
A U.S. federal-government research institute whose mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
A branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services charged with improving the quality and availability of treatment and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and the cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.

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Myths about Methadone

Myth #1 Methadone gets “in your bones”
Myth #2 Methadone rots your teeth
Myth #3 Methadone depletes calcium
Myth #4 Methadone turns you into a ‘zombie’
Myth #5 It is harder to kick methadone than it is taking other opiates
Myth #6 Taking methadone makes one more likely to get sick
Myth #7 Taking methadone damages the body
Myth #8 Methadone is worse for the body than heroin
Myth #9 Methadone harms the liver
Myth #10 Methadone causes people to use cocaine
Myth #11 The lower the dose of methadone, the better
Myth #12 Methadone causes drowsiness and sedation

Struggling with addiction? We can help.

If you think methadone treatment would be a good solution for your rehabilitation, contact a New Season treatment provider at 1-877-284-7074, send an email to newseason@cmglp, or click the button below and find a center near you.

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