In the last 10 years or so, we have embarked on a big experiment in this country - by allowing much easier access to marijuana. There are many reasons this has happened. We have come to beli… Read More
At The Coleman Institute, we continue to assist people with a medical withdrawal from short acting opiates, but we have a growing number of patients who are seeking our services to help get… Read More
Why do people love coming to The Coleman Institute? Partly it’s because our method of Rapid Non-Addictive, Medically Assisted Withdrawal from opioids just plain makes the experience to… Read More
Most people who get into recovery do so when the pain of their using and the pain of their lifestyle is greater than the fear of stopping and trying a new way of life. Usually, this requires… Read More
Earlier this month we worked with a family from South Carolina at our Richmond Coleman Institute office. Accompanied by his parents and younger sister, Tim (not his real name), a 27-year-old… Read More
We just helped a gentleman with a Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) to get off Opana® (oxymorphone). He was injecting about 40mg/day, often supplemented with oxycodone. When a patient c… Read More
Raphael (I don’t use patients real names, so I thought this would be a fun one) came to the office recently to have his monthly Vivitrol® injection. Vivitrol® is the trade name… Read More
We have seen an increase in patients coming to The Coleman Institute (TCI) for rapid detox from Roxicodone (also known as Roxycodone). Roxicodone is a strong prescription pain medicine that… Read More
“No one made me come to treatment – That’s good, right?” – I hear this all the time. Patients who come to us for help say this frequently. They are convinced th… Read More
If you are daring to stop using drugs or alcohol, you are daring to believe there is something better out there for you. It is a huge leap of faith to give up something that has so consisten… Read More
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