Can I Use Kratom To Detox Off Heroin?

Can I Use Kratom To Detox Off Heroin?

Several months ago a 26 year old man from Northern Virginia came to the office for an Accelerated Opioid Detox. He had been using heroin for about two years after being on oxycodone for surgeries he’d had shortly after high school. Jim had graduated from a good...
5 Things To Remember If Your Kid Is Using Heroin

5 Things To Remember If Your Kid Is Using Heroin

When I started working at the Coleman Institute for Addiction Medicine many years ago, I was blown away by the parents who were shell-shocked to learn that their children—their high achieving, athletic, award-winning, popular, beloved children—were addicted to heroin....
You Have The Choice To Continue Using Heroin

You Have The Choice To Continue Using Heroin

Is the Opioid Crisis responsible for helping to mobilize some of the greatest new approaches to help people change? Or have these great techniques been brewing under the surface, being applied to different problems and issues, highlighted now because of the vast...
How Can I Avoid The Pain of Heroin Withdrawal?

How Can I Avoid The Pain of Heroin Withdrawal?

Typical scenario at the Coleman Institute: A patient and their support person arrive at the office to begin an accelerated opioid detox from heroin, fentanyl, Dilaudid®, Percocet®, Vicodin®, etc. Many patients also seek our help to come off long-acting MAT...