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Addiction Center

is in compliance with the HONcode

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1 Years

Certificate validity: 06 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

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Date of initial review:

10 Mar 2015

Certificate validity:

06 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Date of last visit:

21 Aug 2017
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Our Team
Kayla Smith
Editorial Director
Kayla Smith is the editorial director for Addiction Center. After working for years as a journalist, she joined the Addiction Center team in hopes of spreading awareness about addiction and mental health issues and helping people get treatment.
Editorial Process
All content included on Addiction Center is created by our team of researchers and journalists. The topics are chosen based on informational interviews with recovering addicts and treatment professionals to provide the most valuable information for our audience. All of our articles are fact-based and sourced from relevant publications, government agencies and medical journals.

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Blog Moderation Policy
Our blog is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.
Internet users commenting on this blog must behave with respect and honesty at all times.

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The information provided on AddictionCenter.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient and his/her healthcare provider

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Comments posted on this Blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

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Privacy Policy

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We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

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Sources & Author Last Edited: July 13, 2015
National Institutes of Health. (2014). Buprenorphine Sublingual: MedlinePlus Drug Information. Retrieved on April 1, 2014, from: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a605002.html
National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2012). Topics in Brief: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction. Retrieved on April 1, 2014, from: www.drugabuse.gov/publications/topics-in-brief/medication-assisted-treatment-opioid-addiction

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We invite you to provide resources (references, links, …) on health/medical claims when possible and relevant.

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Last modification date : [02/26/2015]

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Internet users commenting on this blog must post information which is true and correct to their knowledge.

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How to Reach Us

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The Web site itself is owned by Recovery Worldwide LLC, which is a for-profit organization creating health-related web projects. All funding and financial sponsorship for AddictionCenter.com comes from Recovery Worldwide LLC.

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Moderators are volunteers.

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AddictionCenter.com does not accept or host any advertisements.

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Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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