What is Methadone?

The goal of methadone maintenance treatment is to stop illegal opiate use and the crime, death, disease and other negative consequences associated with addiction.

TREATMENT METHOD: METHADONE

The following questions and answers are provided to educate, dispel myths and familiarize people with methadone and its use in treatment of opiate addiction. As always, if you have any additional questions, please contact Center for Behavioral Health or any of our individual treatment locationsXArizona Idaho Indiana Iowa Kentucky Louisiana Nevada South Carolina .

  • What is Methadone?
  • What is Methadone Treatment?
  • How Effective is it?
  • How Does Methadone Work?
  • HOW SAFE IS METHADONE?
  • HOW MUCH METHADONE IS PRESCRIBED?
  • IS METHADONE MORE ADDICTIVE THAN HEROIN OR OTHER OPIATES?
  • HOW LONG DOES TREATMENT TAKE?
  • IS MMT APPROPRIATE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN?

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