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SENTENCED: Five years in prison for Beloit woman in methadone overdose death of one-year-old daughter

JANESVILLE (AP) — A Beloit woman has been sentenced to five years in prison in the methadone overdose death of her one-year-old daughter.

Tallie Strommen was accused of giving a piece of a methadone pill to her daughter to get her to sleep on Christmas night in 2013. 94 more words


New Review Paper-The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

A new paper published online in advance in January 2015 by Kolodny et al. provides an overview of the epidemic of addiction to opioid prescription medications and heroin which is sweeping through the United States.  720 more words

Drug Addiction

Man Charged With Causing Death Of West Side Toddler

CHICAGO (STMW) – A North Lawndale man was ordered held in lieu of $350,000 bail Tuesday on charges of endangering the life of a 2-year-old boy who died from methadone poisoning while under his care, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. 405 more words


I don't take my medicine to get "high"

I hear this from a lot of pain patients.  Trying to distinguish their medications from drugs, because people who take drugs just to get high are weak and shameful.   688 more words

Chronic Pain

7/23/2013, Medicaid Coverage Limits Access To Medications For Painkiller Addicts


A report commissioned by the American Society of Addiction Medicine found that Medicaid agencies in just 28 states cover all three of medications that the Food and Drug Administration has approved for opioid addiction treatment: methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone. 204 more words

Chronic Pain

OK BOP member doesn’t care if chronic pain gets treated?

Hydrocodone no longer Oklahoma’s top prescribed drug


The main reason that hydrocodone is no longer being prescribed is because they closed down more than 250 pain clinics in Oklahoma: 393 more words

Chronic Pain

Condemning Change

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. From midterms, to papers, to boyfriend, and to a social life. It’s been crazy, but here I am folks, and I’m not exactly happy. 380 more words