Feeling Normal After Fentanyl Detox

Feeling Normal After Fentanyl Detox

Ana was concerned about “feeling normal” after her Fentanyl Detox. Therefore, the Coleman Network for Addiction Medicine gave her tips that helped with Post-Acute Withdrawal Symptoms (PAWS), and she started sleeping again.

From Bad Habit to Full Fentanyl Recovery

From Bad Habit to Full Fentanyl Recovery

This blog answers “what good can come from a bad fentanyl habit?” and how the Coleman Network for Addiction Medicine can help you live a life in recovery from fentanyl.

How to Detox Off Heroin: What It Takes & Getting Help

How to Detox Off Heroin: What It Takes & Getting Help

If you are searching for detox from heroin or fentanyl, explore how you can do this with the Coleman Institute for Addiction Medicine. In this blog, we’ll answer how long it takes to detox from heroin, work-related and driving questions, and who you should choose for your support system, and more.

6 Things to Know If Your Child is Using Drugs

6 Things to Know If Your Child is Using Drugs

When I was younger and many friends were having babies, I would often send a hand-written note with a powerful message by Elizabeth Stone: “Making the decision to have a child — it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” So when I read an […]

Grief and the Genetic Component of Addiction

Grief and the Genetic Component of Addiction

Our team has had the privilege of working with Allyson who came to us for a dual detox off opiates and alcohol.  She was accompanied by a phenomenal support person, her Aunt Kimberly, who is strong and practical, and who truly loves Ally. When I entered the room to begin the final day of her […]

5 Scary Things People With Substance Use Disorder Believe

5 Scary Things People With Substance Use Disorder Believe

We’ve had an incredibly busy season across our physicians’ offices in the Coleman Network for Addiction Medicine. Everyone has been challenged to find the best ways to protect patients and staff from COVID, juggle holiday schedules, and help fight the avalanche of people seeking help against various addictive substances. If Covid wasn’t piling enough stress […]

3 Addiction Treatments to Turn Your Life Around

3 Addiction Treatment Solutions to Turn Your Life Around

Addiction is a difficult disease. It can be isolating, lonely, and painful. Unlike many other diseases, addiction is often paired with secrets and lies. It is hard to picture a life without addiction when you don’t know what treatment solutions are out there. Here are 3 addictions solutions that can turn your life around. Treatment […]

That Street Pill Might Be Fentanyl

That Pill You Bought On The Street Might Be Fentanyl

We see this every week. A patient enters our office to begin treatment, saying that they’re getting “legit” pills on the street: either opioids or benzodiazepines. They are sure that their dealer is “straight up” and the product is what the dealer is saying it is. However, when we run a Urine Drug Screen, we […]

What To Do If You Relapse Onto Fentanyl

What To Do If You Relapse Back Onto Street Fentanyl

Mark returned to our office last week for a naltrexone implant. He had detoxed off street drugs that turned out to be primarily fentanyl 2 ½ months ago. He was a few days late coming in for his naltrexone implant, and he began to get anxious as his appointment got closer. To no one’s surprise, […]