“..Resources should be diverted away from methadone schemes and diverted towards abstinence-based recovery initiatives as a way of treatment drug addiction, Russell Brand urges in a forthcoming BBC documentary -
- in which the comedian and actor says that he is jealous of his past life as a drug addict.
Brand said that the death of Amy Winehouse was a catalyst for his decision to make the BBC Three documentary, Russell Brand: From Addiction to Recovery -
- in which he is shown watching a clip of his younger self preparing to take heroin.
Calling for a major “attitudinal shift” in terms of the way drug addicts were viewed, he told BBC Newsnight on Friday that the government was directing too much funds towards initiatives which see some 150,000 people being prescribed methadone each year…”
(ed:..as an ex-heroin addict who also took the abstinance/cold-turkey route..(and who views methadone/nazi-smack as the vilest of drugs..didyaknow it is more addictive than heroin..?
..and fucks people up much more than heroin does..?
..and turns good minds into zombies..?)
..i hafta say i agree with brand that the focus on moving heroin addicts to this more dangerous drug is the wrong focus..
..if fact i would go further and say it is utter fucken madness..
..as a drug policy/way to treat heroin addicts..
..to give them that more-addictive/brain-sapping/vile methadone/nazi-smack…
..there are other/better ways..)
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