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A Drug-Free Dad

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Feb 17

February 3, 2017

A Drug-Free Dad

It was very gratifying to see Benjamin* for his naltrexone implant follow up appointment earlier this month. He first came to the Coleman Institute-Richmond for his rapid opioid detox about eight months ago to get off methadone.

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From Anxiety to Peace

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Jan 17

January 25, 2017

From Anxiety to Peace

Besides helping people release themselves from chemical addictions and launch new lives through our various Accelerated Opioid Detox programs, we also have a pretty robust family practice.

Many people in our community with addiction issues become our family practice patients. It’s helpful for your doctor to know your history and understand the medical problems that accompany alcohol and/or other drug addiction.

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Season’s Greetings

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Dec 16

December 22, 2016

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings!

Just wanted to share one of the excellent bloggers that support people in recovery. Here Jean talks about Supportive Normies on her blog Unpickled, and how non-drinkers can help their alcoholic loved ones during the holidays. Be blessed and safe!

https://unpickledblog.com/2014/12/24/top-ten-list-for-supportive-normies/

Joan Shepherd, FNP

Living in Recovery: A Holiday Survival Guide

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Nov 16

November 22, 2016

Living in Recovery: A Holiday Survival Guide

A few years ago we shared the article below from the Crying Out Now blog as the holidays approached. It can be a difficult time for sober people or people struggling to get or stay sober. Now is a good time to prepare.

Planning ahead can be incredibly helpful. Here are a few strategies you may wish to consider:

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Nov 16

November 15, 2016

Happiness in Recovery: One Patient’s Experience

Not every patient we see for follow up after a detox has profound spiritual experiences to share with us.

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