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HONcode status The health Website
National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery
Web address:http://www.methadone.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct441748
Date of initial review: 04 Aug 2002
Validity of certificate02 Aug 2013 - Aug 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
NAMA Recovery does not presently have a webmaster.
This site is being maintained by:


Joycelyn Woods, M.A., C.M.A.:

Walter Ginter, C.M.A.:
  (02 Aug 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery) is an organization of methadone patients and patients receiving other medications to treat drug addiction, their families and healthcare and medical professionals. Therefore this website reflects the collaberative efforts between patients and professionals. NAMA Recovery is respected world wide as the premier medication assisted treatment advocacy organization and we therefore consider it a responsiblity to maintain it.
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Audience:
The National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery) is an organization of methadone patients and patients receiving other medications to treat drug addiction, their families and healthcare and medical professionals. Therefore this website reflects the collaberative efforts between patients and professionals. NAMA Recovery is respected world wide as the premier medication assisted treatment advocacy organization and we therefore consider it a responsiblity to maintain it.
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Purpose of the website

Regarding information from the internet NAMA Recovery gives you the following advise. Although the internet contains an incredible amount of information be aware that anyone can publish on the internet. To a large extent a significant amount of the information is unregulated so be aware of the quality of information that you access. Neither should medical information be a replacement for medical care. NAMA Recovery urges that you exercise caution and judgment while using the internet.
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3. Confidentiality

Privacy and Confidentiality


NAMA Recovery is sensitive to the stigma and prejudice that individuals struggling with addiction experience daily. All information provided to NAMA Recovery will be held strictly confidential and in the same manner as the patients protections described in the U.S. Confidentiality Regulations 42 CRF. NAMA Recovery does not use cookies and will never take your email address without first having your permission. This is your website and NAMA Recovery wants you to feel secure and protected here.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Articles are authored and references are provided when necessary.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
References
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Dates in the footer.
 
Last Modified: July 12, 2013
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Joycelyn Woods, M.A., C.M.A.:

Walter Ginter, C.M.A.:
  (02 Aug 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
NAMA Recovery receives funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the MARS Project. NAMA Recovery does not receive any indirect costs for the MARS Project or any other funding from the government or private foundations. The only source of support that NAMA Recovery receives is from membership dues. Therefore we depend on you for continued support. On occasion NAMA projects may receive funding or other forms of support for a project. In these instances the funds go to the specific project and the source of funding is noted depending on the ty...  (02 Aug 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
There are no advertisements on the NAMA Recovery website.
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