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Mission Statement

"Our Intent Is to help support the addict while educating the public about the disease of addiction. Helping to de-stigmatize the use of Methadone and/or other meds for treatment of addiction. Methadone is a public health and not a political issue/every addict out there who is not being treated with the most effective treatment to date needs to have it available. Not only will this help save lives and families, but it will and has shown to decrease crime & infectious diseases such as Hepatitis and AIDS. Harm Reduction has been proven - what are we waiting for?"

Description

We hope to offer a voice, hope and support to the addict. We support those addicts using methadone for their healing process as it is the best medication available to date that greatly improves a heroin addicts odds - by about 50 or 60%. In the past, with only traditional models and white knucklse the rate was 2%!! Basically:*Harm Reduction(needlexchange/condoms...*Educate Public/Medical/LawEnforcement*De-Stigmatize MMT patients & heroin addiction*Offer alternative models of healing other than traditional 12 step models*Prayer list/Memorial List/Stories*News of the WOD(and the 'faces behind it)*23 or so pages...much more

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