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Follow Directions - How To Use Methadone Safely

Follow Directions - How To Use Methadone Safely

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Campaign Materials

These public education materials were designed specifically for this campaign to inform patients and healthcare professionals that methadone is a safe and effective treatment when used exactly as prescribed. Download these materials, order online, or call 1-800-662-HELP for your free copy of Follow Directions: How to Use Methadone Safely.


Follow Directions Brochure Cover

Follow Directions Brochure

This brochure provides background information on the safe and effective use of methadone and steps on how to navigate the risks and recognize dangerous side effects. The brochure is available in English and Spanish.

Download brochure in PDF format:
English | Spanish

Read brochure in HTML format:
English | Spanish

Order publications from SHIN:
Stock Number SMA-09-4409 | Stock Number SMA-09-4410 (Spanish)


Follow Directions Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

This quick information sheet describes simple ways to safely take methadone and recognize serious side effects. The fact sheet is available in English and Spanish.

Download fact sheet in PDF format:
English | Spanish

Read fact sheet in HTML format:
English | Spanish

Order publications from SHIN:
Stock Number SMA-09-4413 | Stock Number SMA-09-4414 (Spanish)


Follow Directions Poster

Poster

This 11 x 14 poster provides a quick snapshot of the most important points on how to use methadone safely. The poster is available in English and Spanish.

Download poster in PDF format:
English | Spanish

Read poster in HTML format:
English | Spanish

Order publications from SHIN:
Stock Number SMA-09-4411 | Stock Number SMA-09-4412 (Spanish)


Press Materials

These articles are in the public domain and are available for downloading and use.


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