Still No Silver Bullet – 

April 23, 2020 – The National Institutes of Health found that buprenorphine and methadone reduce overdose fatalities and relapse by as much as 59%. In 1995, amid epidemic opioid use, France changed its laws to allow every physician to prescribe Buprenorphine. Within four years, overdose fatalities dropped by 79% … Despite the overwhelming evidence of its efficacy, medication-assisted treatment for opioid use is offered in just 36% of U.S. rehabs, owing to the predominance of abstinence-based programs. Many of these groups believe medication (including antidepressants) invalidates your sobriety.



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