Treating heroin addiciton- methadone

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1. What are some strengths of methadone?

  • It gets you high
  • Safer, breaks link with dealer and avoids diseases caused by needle sharing
  • It tastes nice, can be easliy administrated and stops you from seeing a dealer
  • Sops you from taking heroin and makes you want to take cocaine
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2. When can addicts detoxify?

  • When they are stable
  • Anytime they want
  • Never
  • When they are no longer being dealt heroin

3. Can you overdose on methadone?

  • Sometimes, depending on your luck
  • No- only when taken with other drugs
  • It is impossible to overdose on methadone
  • Easily which is why it is really dangerous

4. How long does methadone last for?

  • 1 hour
  • 48 hours
  • 24 hours
  • 6 hours

5. How many doses does an addict need a day?

  • 1
  • 8
  • 6
  • 2


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