How Can I Avoid The Pain of Heroin Withdrawal?

How Can I Avoid The Pain of Heroin Withdrawal?

Typical scenario at the Coleman Institute: A patient and their support person arrive at the office to begin an accelerated opioid detox from heroin, fentanyl, Dilaudid®, Percocet®, Vicodin®, etc. Many patients also seek our help to come off long-acting MAT...
Energy After Heroin Detox – And Then Some

Energy After Heroin Detox – And Then Some

It was a pretty typical day at the Coleman Institute. Patients were being seen in various stages of recovery: a patient at the beginning of a detox off Opana®, another a few days into a detox off Xanax®, a person scheduled to get Vivitrol but who had relapsed...
Can I Use Kratom To Detox Off Heroin?

Can I Use Kratom To Detox Off Heroin?

Several months ago a 26 year old man from Northern Virginia came to the office for an Accelerated Opioid Detox. He had been using heroin for about two years after being on oxycodone for surgeries he’d had shortly after high school. Jim had graduated from a good...

Low Energy After Opioid Withdrawal

A patient called the other evening. He finished his rapid opiate detox about a week ago. He has a very physical job and is father of a 4-month-old baby, Noah. Noah is the reason he finally decided he had to stop his drug use once and for all. He has been using high...