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Dr Bob Newman tells us about OAT (OST) in the USA
Dr Bob Newman tells us the situation of Opioid Agonist Therapy (“OAT”) formally know as Opioid Substitution Treatment (“OST”) In the USA.
Department turns to methadone to fight opiate addiction.
People who use heroin and other strong opiates have resisted all efforts so far to get off drugs, so authorities have turned to the controversial 'cure' of methadone.
OST History in France
Dr Beatrice Stambul, former Head of the Center for Prevention and Addiction Treatment (CSAPA) tells us the situation of OST in France.
Publications
The war on drugs has failed. Now what? A BMJ editor shares five key readings to understand drug policy and the urgent need for reform.
Access to controlled drugs for the treatment of dependence in Germany Dr. med. Albrecht Ulmer tells us the situation of OST in Germany.
Viewing addiction as a brain disease promotes social injustice The view of drug use and drug addiction as a brain disease serves to perpetuate unrealistic, costly, and discriminatory drug policies, argues Carl L. Hart.