Methadone works very well in maintenance of heroin addiction.heroin is legal in Switzerland although I have not read any scientific papers on it..anecdotally it seems to work out although Zurich is a mecca for heroin addicts much to the dismay of the Swiss.
I cannot dwell on what ifs...castles built on air are just that...build your castles with someone else
Here are the questions in reply #202.
What if all the heroin addicts decided to pool their income and use it to lobby for the “Pro-Heroin Movement”? There is a very high failure rate with heroin addiction programs and with this failure comes “heartache”. Perhaps all heroin addiction counselors should be discouraged from offering these programs because of the heartache that might ensue?
Perhaps the APA should also label all VOLUNTARY heroin-addiction therapies as “non-therapeutic”?
Should these counselors, assisting heroin addicts in VOLUNTARY programs, have their careers maliciously damaged by their colleagues?
Is it important to follow the vogue, secular opinion on all issues in your occupation?
Is agreeing with the "Religious Wrong" so “unscientific” appearing and unpopular, that you are worried about it reflecting poorly on the APA and therefore, your occupation?
Should you, as an Orthodox Christian, allow the Pro-Heroin Movement to mold counseling/psychology to the secular opinion, which in this fictitious scenario is greatly influenced by the Pro-Heroin Movement?
If drug addicts are able to pool their expendable income and influence the secular public opinion in their favor, will you cast your vote, at the APA Convention, to label all VOLUNTARY heroin treatment programs as non-therapeutic?
Think about your answers in regard to these questions. Do they change if you substitute gay/lesbian/transgendered alliances for the fictitious Pro-Heroin Movement. Also, do your answers change if you substitute gay/lesbian/transgendered for the words heroin users? I am trying to help you realize that there is a different standard applied to "sexual issues" that are known to cause serious
mental and physical health problems. The homosexual lifestyle brings serious mental and physical health problems and so does
heroin addiction......please don't attempt to say I believe homosexuals are all heroin addicts....that is not at all
what I am trying to state or believe. I chose heroin addiction because it is usually an understood that heroin addiction brings serious mental and physical health risks. Please do not make me post the article from Dr. John Diggs, again, that gives precise examples of the serious mental and physical health risks of practicing homosexuality.