A Holistic Methadone-Assisted Treatment Program: Positive Outcomes for Patients and Their Families

Physiological and psychological implications are part of the controversy surrounding methadone assisted treatment programs. Some have questioned whether a methadone assisted treatment program replaces one problem for another for the addict. This thesis paper explores the positive aspects of methadone assisted treatment programs and how a heroin/opiate addict can successfully adapt to life as a recovering addict, even after multiple attempts to stay clean and sober.

Kathy Newton
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