The Myth of the ‘Functioning Alcoholic’

The Myth of the ‘Functioning Alcoholic’

Laura now realizes that this is no longer a joke. While she used to kid around calling herself a “functioning alcoholic,” that all changed when, after many attempts at cutting back, stopping drinking for a period of time, or setting limits, she suddenly lost her job...
The Millennial Addict: A Double Serving of Selfish

The Millennial Addict: A Double Serving of Selfish

At the Coleman Institute for Addiction Medicine, we work with people of all ages to safely get off addictive substances like alcohol, Oxycontin®, Percocet®, Roxicodone®, Dilaudid®, fentanyl, heroin, or methadone. Our patients tend to be highly motivated and ready to...
Questioning Your Beliefs About Substance Use

Questioning Your Beliefs About Substance Use

John Gottman and Nan Silver are the authors of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. Their approach for couples wanting to improve relationships is based on a seven-week program focusing on the positive aspects of their partners and their current situation....