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Provincial Methadone Maintenance Program - An Overview with Particular Focus on Client Perspective

Publication type: 
Position Paper
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DTES HIV/IDU Consumers' Board
Pages: 
6
Summary: 
The document provides an overview of Methadone Maintenance Programs (MMT) from the perspective of the client. The authors include: a brief history of methadone; a description of the characteristics and benefits of methadone; a brief overview of the administration and structure of MMT in British Columbia (BC); and an assessment of the BC program.
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Keywords: 
advocacy; British Columbia; BC Methadone Program; harm reduction; heroin; methadone; Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT)