SUBSTANCE USE

SUBSTANCE USE

Fentanyl is the New Purdue Pharma : Usefully Distracting Attention Away From the Unchecked Forces Driving Lethal Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

Fentanyl is the New Purdue Pharma: Usefully Distracting Attention Away From the Unchecked Forces Driving Lethal Epidemics by Clark Miller May 15, 2019 No American has ever been overprescribed, or inappropriately and incompetently prescribed for the non-medical condition of common (centralized) chronic pain, or provided... Read More

UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence Pointing to Overdose-Reversing Naloxone, Not Substitute Opioids, Reducing OD Deaths – Bethlehem, PA ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence Pointing to Overdose-Reversing Naloxone, Not Substitute Opioids, Reducing OD Deaths - Bethlehem, PA by Clark Miller May 1, 2019 As public health resources are increasingly diverted to a medical “fix” for a worsening, lethal opioid crisis, evidence continues to mount... Read More

Deconstructed 1. Media Failure Drives America’s Worsening Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

Deconstructed 1. Media Failure Drives America’s Worsening Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller April 22, 2019 In the face of consistent, mounting evidence invalidating the constructed fabrication of a clinical and research base justifying use of substitute opioids to address America’s lethal epidemic, America’s medical,... 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

From “Harm Reduction” to Pediatric Addiction Epidemic: Another Medical Industry-Fueled, Predictable Public Health Threat: Inhalation of Nicotine Booming Among Youth, Linked to Increased Risk of Tobacco Use and Diabetes Epidemic ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DIABETES, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, SUBSTANCE USE, VAPING, YOUTH

From Jama-Endorsed Medical “Harm Reduction” to Child Substance Use Epidemic: Another Medical Industry Predictable Public Health Threat - Vaped Nicotine Booming Among Youth Linked to Increased Cigarette Use and Diabetes Epidemic by Clark Miller April 5, 2019 Accumulating evidence points to runaway rates of “vaping”... 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

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

Opioid Epidemic: For Worsening Crisis U.S. Medical System Dispenses Addictive, Abused Substitute Opioids With No Evidence-Based Treatments, Predictable Outcomes ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

Opioid Epidemic: For Worsening Crisis U.S. Medical System Dispenses Addictive, Diverted, Abused Substitute Opioids With No Evidence-Based Treatments, Predictable Outcomes by Clark Miller December 21, 2018 Predictable outcome failures include U.S., French, and U.S. state-level increases in opioid-related overdose deaths over periods of large increases... Read More