Naltrexone Therapy Might Be The Right Choice

I’ve been a nurse practitioner for about 16 years, almost nine of those at The Coleman Institute. When I interviewed with Dr. Coleman, I understood he needed a family nurse practitioner. It was a nice setting–close enough that I could walk or bike if I...

Escaping Pain With Opiates

What would you have to give up if you stopped blaming yourself? I heard this question asked during a podcast by Tara Brach, who teaches topics on meditation. She was making the point that so often the voice that appears and reappears in our head has the tone of...

Help for Chronic Pain Patients

A lot of the patients who come to us to be detoxed off opiates have never used street drugs. They are chronic pain patients who have become dependent on opiate pain medicine prescribed to them in a doctor’s office. These are patients who started on narcotic pain...

Post-Opioid Detox Peace

Patients who come to The Coleman Institute for a rapid opioid detox return every two months for their follow up naltrexone implants. I must admit it sometimes takes me a few minutes before I completely remember them. There are a couple reasons for this. One: I’m...
New Suboxone Limits for Physicians

New Suboxone Limits for Physicians

Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services decided to increase the number of patients that physicians can treat with Suboxone. Beginning around 2002, physicians who went to a training program have been allowed to prescribe Suboxone for up to one...