Here’s a recap of Dr. Peter Coleman’s video on “Taking the first step in your recovery journey”.
I saw Jane, age 32, in follow-up yesterday. She has now gone 20 days with no alcohol.
Watch Dr. Coleman’s Facebook Live post where he answers the question, Why is it So Hard to Detox Off of Suboxone and Other Forms of Buprenorphine? Here’s a recap. Why It’s Hard To Stop Detoxing from Suboxone can be a challenging process. In this age of rising opioid addictions, many patients find Suboxone to be […]
When someone suffering from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) undergoes treatment, support from the people in their lives is critical. Unfortunately, behaviors done out of love are not always the supportive actions we hope they are. Sometimes these behaviors are actually “enabling.” But what is enabling and how can we […]
It is completely possible to stop using fentanyl and get into recovery. Even though it may be simple, it is not necessarily easy. In my many years working as a Nurse Practitioner in the field of Substance Use Disorders (SUD), I have had numerous powerful and unforgettable conversations with people about their experiences in recovery. […]
Maria submitted an online screening form to come to Coleman Addiction Medicine, looking for a safe way to stop drinking alcohol. When I reviewed it before calling her, I noticed that Maria was 34, a data professional, had been married for ten years, and had two children. There was no family history of either Alcohol […]
Our team has been blessed recently to work with Haylee, who came to us for a dual detox off of opioids and alcohol. She was brought with her an outstanding support person, her Aunt Joyce, who is level-headed and patient, and who loves Haylee unconditionally. When I came into her room to start the last […]
It has been a really busy season at Coleman Addiction Medicine in Bergen County, New Jersey. We have improvised to figure out the best ways to protect patients and staff from COVID, manage holiday schedules, and help fight the tidal wave of people seeking treatment against various addictive substances. Covid has really complicated the lives […]
My name is Don Hebert and I’m the Director of Business Development at Coleman Addiction Medicine. I’m also a person in long-term recovery from Substance Use Disorder. For me, that means I have not taken a drink of alcohol or ingested drugs to get high since October 10, 1989. A lot has changed since then. […]
It doesn’t happen for me every day. But it definitely happened yesterday. As I moved from room to room and patient to patient, I heard one success story after another. Kevin has been off fentanyl since the middle of April. He is sleeping well and doing home renovation projects he’d delayed for years. Now he […]