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HONcode status The health Website
Addiction Recovery Guide
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Addiction Recovery Guide
Web address:http://www.addictionrecoveryguide.com/
Mirror address(es):http://www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct785439
Date of initial review: 10 Jun 2002
Validity of certificate18 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Date of last visit18 Mar 2012
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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.

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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.

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1. Information must be authoritative
The site is produced and funded by Lucy Waletzky, MD, a psychiatrist who is Jacob's mother and fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She is assisted by Marsha J. Handel, a medical librarian at Beth Israel Medical Center. The web site is designed and maintained by eostudios.com.
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For the collaborative platform:
http://www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/message_board/

This board is monitored on a regular basis. Moderators may edit, move, or delete any posts they deem necessary and/or ban the member if he or she continues to post inappropriate material.

Moderator posts are always under the username: Moderator.


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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The Addiction Recovery Guide assists individuals struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism find help that best suits their needs. From evaluation to residential treatment, we have selected a range of outstanding programs and resources.
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For the collaborative platform:

This is a place to share your experiences and questions about treatments for drug and alcohol addictions.
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Audience:
individuals struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism
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For the collaborative platform:

The message boards on this Site are provided for everyone's enjoyment. These message boards are open to the public.
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Purpose of the website
The information provided on this site is designed
to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a site visitor and his/her healthcare provider.
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For the collaborative platform:

PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE MAKING ANY DECISIONS WHICH MAY AFFECT YOUR HEALTH.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement

THE ADDICTION RECOVERY GUIDE
Website Privacy Statement
Effective: 3/12/12
(the "Privacy Statement")

1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

THE ADDICTION RECOVERY GUIDE is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement, effective March 12, 2012 sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website. By accessing the THE ADDICTION RECOVERY GUIDE website at http...
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For the collaborative platform:
http://www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/message_board/index.php?s=97011361ea70d2c4066cc55c7b93aacd&act=guidelines

Protect Your Privacy - We encourage you to refrain from posting personal information such as your full name, social security number, phone number, home address or even a primary email address. Post only the information you feel comfortable sharing with everyone. Remember, you are responsible for your posts and their content. Also, please refrain from posting any personal information about another member without their consent.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Shearer J, Darke S, Rodgers C, et al. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of modafinil (200 mg/day) for methamphetamine dependence. 104(2):224-33, 2009.
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For the collaborative platform:

provide references as necessary.
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Updated November 10, 2011
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For the collaborative platform:

Last Post
4 days ago
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5. Justification of claims
The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) established the Methamphetamine Clinical Trials Group (MCTG) to conduct studies of medications for methamphetamine.


Paxil (Paroxetine or Pexeva)

What it does: An antidepressant, Paxil was found to decrease methamphetamine craving

How it works: Paxil contains the compound ondansetron that can block the effects of methamphetamine withdrawal.

Side effects: Headaches, dizziness, weakness, nausea, constipation and heartburn.
For a more complete list of side effects visit this NIH page.
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For the collaborative platform:

Please post information which is true and correct to your knowledge
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6. User support and adequation
contact form
Tell us what you think about this Website [..]
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For the collaborative platform:

Tell Us what You Think about the
Addiction Recovery Guide Message Board
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
The site is produced and funded by Lucy Waletzky, MD, a psychiatrist who is Jacob's mother and fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
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For the collaborative platform:

Our moderators have no conflicts of interest here, their posts are not influenced and are always made under the name: Moderator.
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8. Advertising policy
This site does not host or receive funding from any advertising.
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For the collaborative platform:

Any posting of advertisements (employment listings, items for sale, etc.) is strictly forbidden.
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