Methadone Informative Speech

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Thank you for an informative paper. What troubles me about methadone treatment is how it is a substitute for another narcotic. It is sad about heroin addicts that do not want to get off their narcotic dependence. However, I do not feel that methadone is the answer because it is replacing one narcotic for another; although they have less craving. The other side to this issue is that methadone death have increased. According the CDC (Center for Disease Control) in 2009, death from methadone increased sevenfold since 1999. They call it one of the most deadly drugs around (Boyles, 2005). In 2012, the CDC again did a study that showed that sales and death rates peaked in 2007. In 2010, methadone was involved with 31.4% of death in 13 different

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