Methadone dosage changes put users at risk: advocates

Media Mornings has learned that impending changes to methadone treatment dosages could lead to overdoses unless there is improved outreach to users.

Methadone is mainly used in the treatment of opioid dependence but an upcoming dosage change could impact users (Photo: Daily Record)

 

In an exclusive interview on the radio show’s Dec. 12 broadcast, Webster-award winning radio documentarian and activist Garth Mullins revealed that on Feb. 1, the common opioid addiction treatment will get ten times stronger — but few in the community have been alerted to the change and many are worried about its impact.

Listen to the interview:

 

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