Navigation Links
Waismann Method Supports National Take-Back Initiative
Date:9/20/2010

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification today announced its support of the first-ever National Take-Back Initiative, organized by the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to encourage the public to surrender expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled medications for safe disposal. On the heels of recent reports that prescription drug abuse and overdoses throughout the country are continuing to rise, the Waismann Method urges Americans to recognize the potential dangers as well as addictive characteristics of prescription painkillers and participate in this important initiative.

Recent studies released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reveal a significant rise in the number of prescription pain medication cases throughout the U.S., including an increase in treatment admissions involving the non-medical use of prescription pain relievers from 2.2 percent in 1998 to 9.8 percent in 2008. A report released by SAMHSA yesterday also indicates that the numbers continue to rise. The National Take-Back Initiative addresses this growing crisis by bringing greater awareness and creating educational opportunities surrounding the potential dangers of opiates.

Dr. Michael Lowenstein, co-director of the Waismann Method and board certified expert in addiction medicine, pain medicine and anesthesiology says, "With prescription pain medications more widely available now than a decade ago, it's no surprise that there is also an uptick in the number of addiction and overdose cases in U.S. hospitals. The National Take-Back Initiative, which aligns with Waismann Method's overall mission of encouraging proper medication use and living opiate-free, is a step in the right direction."

The National Take-Back Initiative is a one-day program intended to bring nationwide focus to the issue of increased prescription drug abuse and has commissioned hundreds of police stations across the country to serve as drop off locations for expired, unwanted and unused medications. The program is completely anonymous and each location will accept both prescription and over-the-counter solid dosage medications. To find out more about the National Take-Back Initiative, people can visit http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/takeback/ as well as https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/SEARCH-NTBI to find participating collection sites across the U.S.

Dr. Lowenstein has been performing the Waismann Method for over a decade, successfully ridding thousands of patients of opiate dependency through a medical detoxification procedure that provides an alternative option for treatment to prescription painkiller dependency. Performed in a hospital intensive care unit, the Waismann Method utilizes careful administration of medications to reverse the physiological dependence on opiates while the symptoms of withdrawal are addressed.

To learn more about the Waismann Method call 1-800-423-2482 or visit www.opiates.com.

About The Waismann Method Performed in a hospital intensive care unit, the Waismann Method involves the administration of medications to reverse the physiological dependence on opiates while the symptoms of withdrawal are addressed. During the procedure, the patient experiences minimal conscious withdrawal, and will be able to return home within days. Seventy-two percent of the prescription drug dependent patients who are treated with the Waismann Method remain drug free after one year. www.opiates.com

www.domusretreat.com

twitter.com/opiates
'/>"/>

SOURCE Waismann Method
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Waismann Method Offers Safe and Alternative Treatment for Dependency to Ambien
2. The Waismann Method Reflects on 2009: The Year of the Prescription Painkiller
3. Endoscopy Identified as Safe and Effective Method in Treating Common Complication of Gastric Bypass Surgery
4. Siemens Preclinical Imaging System Helps The Methodist Hospital in Houston Further Its Research Mission
5. Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital Using Bubbles to Help Babies Breathe
6. Novel PCT Method Unveiled by Pressure BioSciences, Inc. and Collaborators at the Harvard School of Public Health
7. Pulmo BioTech Announces Details of the Methodology for its Phase I Human Trials
8. Novavax Announces Proprietary Method to Create SARS Vaccine and Renewal of NIH Funding for SARS Vaccine Development
9. EPA Approves XDS-CALUX(R) as Alternate Dioxin Test Method 4435
10. Bioimpedance Spectroscopy is More Accurate and Reliable Than Other Methods of Subclinical Assessment of Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients, According to Paper Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology
11. febit and TGen Collaborate to Study New DNA Capture Method
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... -- Story Highlights: , ... health care industry is causing providers to review operating ... offers a suite of solutions for health care providers ... optimization: labor resource analysis, revenue cycle optimization and physician ... and better economics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network,s Dean Center for ... of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, ... Center for Innovation, today announced the five finalists ... Hackathon for Lyme disease.  More than 100 scientists, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Dehaier Medical Systems ... "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical devices and ... , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan Supply ... Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to develop Dehaier,s ... strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by ... to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from ... the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June ... , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to ... is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary ... Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. ... Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway ... call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting ... restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):