Is Recovery Possible For Fentanyl Addiction?

Is Recovery Possible For Fentanyl Addiction?

Johnny first came to the Coleman Institute for Addiction Medicine when he was a young man, full of energy, and working hard at building a business. His work boots were a testimony to how he spent his time, and he dearly loved whatever vehicle he drove. Tall, charming,...
The Safest Way to Detox Off Fentanyl

The Safest Way to Detox Off Fentanyl

I’m a medical professional in the substance use/addiction field. When I started in this business about 13 years ago, the most common situations our patients presented with were their struggles to get off methadone, prescribed pain medication, or heroin. Nothing much...
What To Do If You Relapse Back Onto Fentanyl

What To Do If You Relapse Back Onto Fentanyl

Fred came for an implant yesterday. He detoxed off of street fentanyl 10 weeks ago. He was about a week late for his scheduled naltrexone implant and as the time drew closer to his return visit, he was getting antsy. An argument with his wife, who is rightfully having...
Fentanyl in Cocaine: The Deadly Pairing

Fentanyl in Cocaine: The Deadly Pairing

I heard a disturbing report on National Public Radio (NPR) this morning. The report was called: Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Becoming A Deadly Problem Among Drug Users. More and more people are dying from fentanyl being placed in cocaine. Heroin Laced Fentanyl Already we...