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Update Opioid Crisis – No, Substitute Opioids are not Fixing America’s Lethal Opioid Epidemic ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

Update Opioid Crisis – No, Substitute Opioids are not Fixing America’s Lethal Opioid Epidemic by Clark Miller May 17, 2019 A few decades ago, when vested interests were constructing the transparent fabrications required to sell prescription opioids to Americans who did not need them, would... Read More

UPDATE Opioid Crisis: U.S. Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) Failure: High-Risk Use Measured as Injection-Related Infectious Disease Increasing In Response to OST Provision – Nationally ADDICTION TREATMENT, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

UPDATE Opioid Crisis - U.S. Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) Failure: High-Risk Use Measured as Injection-Related Infectious Disease Increasing In Response to OST Provision – Nationally by Clark Miller March , 2019 The numbers, as they say, are staggering. Opioid-related and other drug overdose deaths increasing... Read More

UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence that Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening Lethal Epidemics – Arizona, U.S ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening Lethal Epidemics – Arizona, U.S. by Clark Miller April 17, 2019 As outlined and discussed here at A Critical Discourse in a series of posts on the opioid epidemic and... Read More

UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence Pointing to Overdose-Reversing Naloxone Not Substitute Opioids Reducing OD Deaths, Rowan County, NC ADDICTION TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

UPDATE Opioid Crisis More Evidence Pointing to Overdose-Reversing Naloxone, Not Substitute Opioids, Reducing OD Deaths - Rowan County, NC by Clark Miller April 12, 2019 As public health resources are increasingly diverted to a medical “fix” for a worsening, lethal opioid crisis, evidence continues to... Read More

The Lethal Group Think of Mass and Social Media ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, TOBACCO, VAPING

The Lethal Group Think of Mass and Social Media by Clark Miller March 23 , 2019 Grossly incompetent media reporting on research related to public health crises continues to expose vulnerable Americans to potentially lethal misinformation. Despite mounting mortality, public health, and social costs, there... Read More

Game Over for Bad Medicine ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, VAPING

Game Over for Bad Medicine by Clark Miller March 7, 2019 Predictably, biomedical interventions for non-medical problems deliver at best no benefit, more likely harm.  Just as psychotherapy for malignant tumors would. Or, equally absurd and criminal, as addictive chemicals for common (psychogenic) chronic pain... Read More

How Media Fuel Worsening Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

How Media Fuel Worsening Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller January 30, 2019 Among conspiring factors driving America’s worsening substance use epidemics media responsibility to provide investigation, accountability, exposure of harmful practices, and accurate information to a vulnerable public is both critical for change and... Read More

Upcoming Post – The Hidden Addiction That Eclipses All Others – And Why We Can’t Face It ACE, DIABETES, DOXA, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL MODEL, OBESITY, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, UPCOMING POSTS

Business- and Medical-model industries controlling public healthcare funds send patients to medical visits to stop smoking, for prescription medications to reduce urges and nicotine patches, but neither are supported by research as significantly effective and both encourage patient belief in the invalidated medical model of…

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