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ons About Methadone Myth #3: Once on Methadone, You Cannot Stop Using It. • The first goal of Medically Assisted Treatment is to eliminate the use of opiates. • Methadone is a “tool” used to eliminate the cravings and withdrawal symptoms associated with opiates. Myth #5: Methadone Hurts Your Health • The health status of

• Full participation of individual and group counseling is necessary to change the addictive behaviors of one suffering with addiction. This allows the individual the best opportunity for a successful detox from Methadone. Myth #4: Methadone Does No Good • The first goal of Medically Assisted Treatment is to eliminate the use of opiates. • Methadone is a “tool” used to eliminate the cravings and withdrawal symptoms associated with opiates. • Full participation of individual and group counseling is necessary to change the addictive behaviors of one suffering with addiction. This allows the individual the best opportunity for a successful detox from Methadone.

methadone patients has been studied more frequently than other medications. • There is no scientific evidence that methadone rots teeth, gets into bones, or causes any other health issues. Extensive drug abuse can lead to neglect of personal hygiene, which can cause health issues. • Taking methadone is safe for expectant mothers.

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