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Dr. Coleman Discusses Opiate Epidemic on NBC 12

Dr. Peter Coleman was recently featured on the Richmond NBC affiliate discussing the opiate epidemic. The makers of Suboxone®, based out of Chesterfield, are facing a lawsuit brought on by 35 states – including Virginia. The lawsuit alleges that the manufacturer changed their formula, pushing generic manufacturers out of the market. 

Dr. Peter Coleman Selected Top Doc for Third Consecutive Year

Dr. Peter Coleman, National Medical Director of The Coleman Institute, has been voted one of the Top Addiction Medicine Specialists for the third year in a row in Richmond Magazine’s 2016 “Top Doctors” survey.

The Richmond Magazine survey asks local physicians to recommend their peers in 85 categories. Dr. Coleman again made the list in the Addiction Medicine category. See the full list here.

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Dr. Coleman Discusses Naloxone on NBC12

Dr. Peter Coleman was recently featured on the Richmond NBC affiliate discussing the drug Naloxone. The drug Naloxone is a medication used to block the effects of an opioid overdose; it is now much easier to get Naloxone, which can bring a person back from the brink of death and save their life. Every day, 76 people die of opiate overdoses in the U.S. In 2014, more people in the state of Virginia died of an opiate overdose than a car crash. This is why it is so critical that Naloxone be available to friends and loved ones that may be near a person as they overdose on heroin or other opioid substances.

Dr. Peter Coleman Discusses Opiate Epidemic on WRIC

Dr. Peter Coleman, National Medical Director of The Coleman Institute, was featured in a segment about Henrico County parent’s increasing concern over opiate abuse. The PTSA at Mills E. Godwin High School in Henrico reached out to Dr. Coleman to seek education about the growing epidemic. See the full story here.

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