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...
6 Things to Know If Your Child is Using Drugs

6 Things to Know If Your Child is Using Drugs

When I was a young mother with friends and family members having babies, I would often send a hand-lettered card with a poignant message by Elizabeth Stone: “Making he decision to have a child — it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking...
Recovery & Returning to the Workplace Post-COVID

Recovery & Returning to the Workplace Post-COVID

It has been quite a year. We did not see the COVID-19 pandemic coming and only now are we beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It has been an extremely painful and challenging year for everyone — a year of isolation from friends, family, and our places...
Low Energy After Opioids: What’s to Blame?

Low Energy After Opioids: What’s to Blame?

“Please, Ms. Shepherd,” my patient begged, “please remove this naltrexone implant. I don’t want it anymore…” Evelyn is a 42-year-old high school teacher in New Jersey, and quite frankly, had one hell of a year in 2020. While all teachers deserve medals for Resilience...