The Easiest and Fastest Way to Detox Off Opioids

The Easiest and Fastest Way to Detox Off Opioids

These were not my words, but the words of a patient who completed a 5-day opioid detox with us a few weeks ago. A couple of years ago, his detox would probably have been 3 days—he believed he was using a gram or a gram and a half of heroin a day—but when fentanyl was...
Pain Medicine: Is it Skewing Your Priorities?

Pain Medicine: Is it Skewing Your Priorities?

I am in the luxurious position of spending most of my time doing exactly what I want to do. Of course, there are still toilets to clean, laundry, bills and taxes, but I love my day job and spend my free time cooking good stuff, doing yoga, practicing calligraphy and...
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...