providing opiate addiction treatment to the Sacramento area since 1980


Sacramento Clinic
310 Harris St Suite A
Sacramento CA 95838
(916) 649-6793 Fax 929-7411

Carmichael Clinic
6127 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Carmichael CA 95608
(916) 974-8090 Fax 974-7851

Bi-Valley Medical Clinics are
fully accredited by CARF
(Commission on Accreditation
of Rehabilitation Facilities)



McCarthy JJ, Leammon MH, Biles LA. (2008, Feb 20).   Outcomes of neonates conceived on methadone maintenance therapy.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 35(2), 202-206.

McCarthy JJ, Leamon MH, Parr MS, Anania B.  (2005 Sept).   High-dose methadone maintenance in pregnancy: maternal and neonatal outcomesAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 193, 606-10.

McCarthy JJ, Flynn N.  (2001). Hepatitis C in methadone maintenance patients: prevalence and public policy implications. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 20(1), 19-31.

McCarthy JJ, Posey BL.  (2000). Methadone Levels in Human Milk.  Journal of Human Lactation, 15(2), 115-120.

Gibson DR, Flynn NM, McCarthy JJ, (1999, Oct 1).  Effectiveness of Methadone Treatment in Reducing HIV Risk Behavior and HIV Seroconversion among Injecting Drug Users.  AIDS, 13(14), 1807-18.

McCarthy J.  (1994, April/June).  Quantitative Urine Drug Monitoring in Methadone Programs: Potential Clinical UsesJournal of Psychoactive Drugs, 26(2), 199-206.

McCarthy JJ, Borders OT.  (1985, December).  Limit Setting on Drug Abuse in Methadone Maintenance Patients.  American Journal of Psychiatry 142(12), 1419-1423.


McCarthy J.  (2009, May/June).   Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.   Sierra Sacramento Valley MEDICINE, 60(3), 8-9.

McCarthy J.  (2008, September/October).  Expanding Rehabilitation for Non-Violent Offenders.  Sierra Sacramento Valley MEDICINE, 59(5), 10-11.  

McCarthy J.  (2007, November/December).  Legal Syringe Exchange in Sacramento—at Last!   Sierra Sacramento Valley MEDICINE, 58(6), 13-14.  

McCarthy J.  (2004, November/December).  Prop 36: Balancing Needs. Sierra Sacramento Valley   MEDICINE, 55(6). 

McCarthy, J.  (2003, May/June).  Government Terrorism against Physicians. Sierra Sacramento Valley   MEDICINE, 54(3). 

McCarthy, J.  (2002, Summer).  Naltrexone in the Treatment of Opiate Addiction.  California Society of Addiction Medicine News, 28(2), 3.

McCarthy, J.  (2001, September/October).  Prop 36’s Early Success.  Sierra Sacramento Valley MEDICINE, 52(5). 

McCarthy J.  (2001, January/February).  Prop 36: Where Was Organized Medicine?  Sierra Sacramento Valley MEDICINE, 51(1), 12-13. 

McCarthy, J.  (2000, September/October).   Prop 36:  Treatment for Non-Violent Drug Offenses.  Sacramento MEDICINE, 50(5), 18-19, 21.

McCarthy, J.  (1998, December).  Physician Leadership on National Drug Policy.  Sacramento Medicine.       pp 23, 25.

McCarthy, J.  (1998, November).  The CPS Drug Use Dilemma. Sacramento Medicine.

McCarthy, J.  (1997, April).  Welfare Reform: The Meaning of Help.  Sacramento Medicine.  pp 9-10.

McCarthy, J.  (1997, February).  Pot, Prisons and Hope.  Sacramento Medicine.  pp 23-24.

McCarthy, J.  (1996, September 2).  We Can’t Fight Drugs by Raiding Public Health Funds.    The Business Journal, p 35.

McCarthy, J.  (1996, Summer).  Drug Abuse No Longer Disabling.  California Society of Addiction Medicine News, p 6.

McCarthy, J.  (1996, May).  International Harm Reduction.  Sacramento Medicine. pp 17-18. 

McCarthy, J.  (1995, December).  Ethics of Drug Legalization.  Sacramento Medicine. December 1995. pp 17-18.

McCarthy, J.  (1995, February).  Needle Exchange: Ideology versus Science.  Sacramento Medicine.

McCarthy, J.  (1994, June).  The Drug War is a Public Health and Safety Menace. Sacramento Medicine.  pp 23-24.


Prop 36 - Balancing Needs

Prop 36 – Treatment for Non-Violent Drug Offenses

Prop 36 – The Cast of Characters

Prop 36 – Where was Organized Medicine


McCarthy, J.  (2000, May/June).   The Nazi War on Cancer and our War on Drugs.   Book Review.  Sacramento Medicine, 51(3), 32-33. 

McCarthy, J.  (1998). Byrne A.  Methadone in the Treatment of Narcotic Addiction: A Guide for Those Involved in Prescribing Methadone.   Book Review.  Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions. Volume 1(3), 67-70.

McCarthy, J.  (1996, March).  A Crooked Man by Christopher Lehman-Haupt. Book Review.  Sacramento Medicine, p 27.

McCarthy, J.  (1995, September).  America’s Longest War by Duke, S and Gross, A.  Book Review. Sacramento Medicine. pp 28-29.

McCarthy, J.  (1995, January).  The Biological Basis of Substance Abuse by Korenman, S and Barchas, D. Book Review.  Sacramento Medicine.


McCarthy J.  (1998, March). Violence, Drugs, and Prohibition – Letter to Editor.   Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 30(1), 119-120. 

McCarthy J.  (1994, Sept 21). Response to Dr. Kleber’s Pro-Drug War Proposal – Letter to Editor.  New England Journal of Medicine. 

McCarthy, JJ.  (1978, May).  Tardive Psychosis - Letter to Editor.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 135(5); 625-7.


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