Memorable and Still Relevant Quotes:
"The drug treatment field is unusually contentious. the gold standard pharmacological therapy for heroin dependence, methadone maintenance treatment, is attacked relentlessly despite compelling evidence of benefit and safety."
Alex Wodak, 2005
Expert Opinion Drug Saf. 4(5):815-819
"Methadone maintenance is a treatment method that does restore a substantial portion of those treated to socially productive activities. Thus, as community groups fight the establishment of new clinics ... the necessity is to compare the results with what else is available rather than with generally unrealistic expectations."
Oct 1, 1975
NY Times Editorial