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May 28, 2013: CREDENTIALLED ‘LIVED EXPERIENCE’ – AN OXYMORON?
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Peer support, recognition of the value of people sharing lived experience with others, has saved countless lives and is experiencing great renewed interest from public-health officials across the globe. Kristie Schmiege elevates it further. Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday142 - Credential...

May 22, 2013: WOMEN’S ISSUES IN RECOVERY: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES WITH MEN
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What we were taught about gender-specific addiction treatment might no longer be valid, according to emerging research. Professor Jo Neale views the latest waves to impact practice. Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday142-Women's issues in recovery Women who need to recover from...

May 21, 2013: DETOX FROM HIGH-DOSE METHADONE
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The founders of Novus Medical Detox share their protocol to minimise withdrawal symptoms and maximise success, regardless of the dosage Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday142 - Detox from methadone For decades, methadone has been used to “treat” addiction to opiates of...