When the subject of medication treatments for addictions arises, field professionals convey many conflicted feelings and observations. Our latest poll question on this Web site asks whether the emergence of buprenorphine is making a difference in opiate addiction treatment. While as of this writing most respondents have offered positive feedback, others have lodged criticisms of concern, including that prescribers are not doing enough to ensure that patients receive support along with the drug. What do you think? Is buprenorphine revolutionizing opiate addiction treatment, or have unforeseen problems surfaced in your community? Answer our poll question and include your comments. Also, look for our article in the March/April issue of Addiction Professional on how a Vermont clinic is successfully integrating medication into a comprehensive treatment program.