Choosing a Support Person to Help with Your Detox

Choosing a Support Person to Help with Your Detox

Embarking on a journey of recovery from opioids or alcohol is a pivotal step, one that often requires not only medical intervention but also the support of a caring network. At the Coleman Institute, we understand the profound importance of having a solid support...
Can Opioids Make Pain Worse & How to Get Help

Can Opioids Make Pain Worse & How to Get Help

A patient shared this story and this question with me a few weeks ago: “I’ve been working with a doctor to find a solution for my back pain for the past two years. I tried every treatment in the book from physical therapy, to ibuprofen, to cortisone...
10 Best Songs for Addiction Recovery Motivation

10 Best Songs for Addiction Recovery Motivation

The power of music has been leveraged in healing since at least the fifth and fourth century B.C., and is known to have been used in ancient Greece. Famous Greek philosophers Pythagoras, Aristotle, and Plato were some of the earliest to acknowledge the healing power...
Changing Behavior To Stop Opioid Use

Changing Behavior To Stop Opioid Use

An estimated 2 million people in the United States have a substance use disorder related to opioid pain medications. To put that into perspective, that is 1 in every 13 individuals. Too often these people suffering from addiction feel as if there is no way out. What...
The Truth About Suboxone® & How to Detox

The Truth About Suboxone® & How to Detox

A couple weeks ago I attended the funeral of an amazing woman who died at the age of 67 from Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or ALS. She had decided early on to make her dying process a gift to her loved ones. Printed on her memorial card was the question, “What does love...