Is Rapid Opioid Detox Really Too Good To Be True?

Is Rapid Opioid Detox Really Too Good To Be True?

I am going to change the details for my patient’s confidentiality, but the basic story is spot on. Alana, a beautiful 23-year-old woman who lives far away from Richmond, VA, convinced her mother to bring her to the Coleman Institute for Addiction Medicine to help her...
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...
The Easiest Way EVER to Get Off Opioids

The Easiest Way EVER to Get Off Opioids

Perhaps your doctor has cut you off from your Percocet®, Roxicet®, Vicodin®, Dilaudid®, or other morphine-type pain medications. Perhaps you have become involved with using street drugs such as heroin or fentanyl. If you are reading this, it is likely you want to stop...
A Moral Failing Or A Brain That Needs Healing?

A Moral Failing Or A Brain That Needs Healing?

For those of you interested in learning more about how addiction specifically affects the brain, I encourage you to watch Dr. Kevin McCauley’s movies and YouTube presentations. Dr. McCauley was an Air Force surgeon who became addicted to pain medications after he went...