Medically-Assisted Treatment for Buprenorphine Use

Medically-Assisted Treatment for Buprenorphine Use

At The Coleman Institute, we continue to assist people with a medical withdrawal from short acting opiates, but we have a growing number of patients who are seeking our services to help get off of buprenorphine products like Suboxone or Subutex®. In an earnest...
Patients Love Our Medically-Assisted Treatment

Patients Love Our Medically-Assisted Treatment

Why do people love coming to The Coleman Institute? Partly it’s because our method of Rapid Non-Addictive, Medically Assisted Withdrawal from opioids just plain makes the experience tolerable. Our patients are generally highly motivated; they are exhausted from...
How Much Pain Does It Take Before Someone Stops?

How Much Pain Does It Take Before Someone Stops?

Most people who get into recovery do so when the pain of their using and the pain of their lifestyle is greater than the fear of stopping and trying a new way of life. Usually, this requires a crisis – like a health scare, legal problems, a threatened divorce or...
Non-Addictive Medical Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Non-Addictive Medical Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Earlier this month we worked with a family from South Carolina at our Richmond Coleman Institute office. Accompanied by his parents and younger sister, Tim (not his real name), a 27-year-old college educated young man who works in the finance world, came to us for a...
Medically Assisted Treatment for Opana® Withdrawal

Medically Assisted Treatment for Opana® Withdrawal

We just helped a gentleman with a Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) to get off Opana® (oxymorphone). He was injecting about 40mg/day, often supplemented with oxycodone. When a patient contacts The Coleman Institute for information about how to detox off...