A hazard for kids?

Only a Superficial Understanding of Buprenorphine Diversion

First Posted 11/19/2013 In ‘Addiction Treatment with a Dark Side’, Deborah Sontag of the New York Times shared her observations of the clinical use of buprenorphine for treating opioid dependence, warts and all.  Readers of the Talk Zone know my bias, that buprenorphine/Suboxone is one of the only effective treatments Read more…

Opioid overdose deaths

Suboxone as Problem, Suboxone as Solution

Originally Posted 3/14/2013 A local District Attorney wrote to me last week to express his concern about the increased diversion of buprenorphine.  I often sense an undercurrent of tension when I cross paths with attorneys, aware of the different attitudes that we hold that arise from our different roles in society. Read more…

Darn That Suboxone!

This guy doesn’t like Suboxone– or the horse it rode in on.  He has been trying to write angry posts under my youtube videos, but I have been blocking them– His feelings about Suboxone popped up on one of the health sites out there this morning, catching my attention through Read more…

Help I Can’t Stop Suboxone!

I am still experimenting a bit with youtube.  They tell me that video is the future of the internet, and who am I to argue?  Tonight’s ten minute video deals with a common video title at youtube, and the title of this post. A person wrote and said help I Read more…