PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS

PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS

Upcoming Post – Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE

Upcoming Post - Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller May , 2019      Protecting the brand of addiction as a medical condition and its payoffs required that the story change from a genetic cause –... Read More

UPDATE: More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening America’s Lethal Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

UPDATE – More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening America’s Lethal Epidemics by Clark Miller March 13, 2019 The numbers, as they say, are staggering. Opioid-related and other drug overdose deaths increasing steadily, now sharply, over decades, 70,000 last year.... 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

Upcoming Post – UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening America’s Lethal Epidemics – Columbus, Ohio ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

Upcoming Post - UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening America’s Lethal Epidemics – Columbus, Ohio by Clark Miller March 27, 2019 Discussed in a recent post, one of multiple lines of evidence consistently invalidating benefit from... Read More

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, SUBSTANCE USE, UPCOMING POSTS

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 by Clark Miller February 27, 2019 As with the predictable and avoidable costs, including lethal epidemic, of the opioid crisis generated by inappropriately prescribed opioid pain medications for an entirely non-medical condition – similarly the... Read More

Upcoming Post – 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

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

Clear Map of a Dark Wasteland: Bad Medicine, Lethal Crossroads and Dead Ends in America’s Opioid Crisis ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

Clear Map of a Dark Wasteland Bad Medicine, Lethal Crossroads and Dead Ends in America’s Opioid Crisis by Clark Miller January 16 , 2019 The numbers, as they say, are staggering. Opioid-related and other drug overdose deaths increasing steadily, now sharply, over decades, 70,000 last... Read More

Update, Opioid Crisis – Word from the Street: The Bupe Economy is About Abuse not Self-Treatment ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

Update, Opioid Crisis – Word from the Street: The Bupe Economy is About Abuse not Self-Treatment by Clark Miller January 10, 2019 It would be hard to identify more nakedly and lethally discrepant accounts of reality than those of America’s opioid epidemic and costly medical... Read More