Don’s Story: Detox and Long-Term Recovery

Detoxing, through the Eyes of a Person in Long-Term Recovery

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. […]

Triggers as Reminders

Triggers as Reminders

Recovery is a lifelong journey, complete with many twists and turns. A friend who has been sober from alcohol for 2 1/2 years told me a story yesterday that drove this point home. She had just renewed her Costco membership and went there for the first time since she became sober. In addition to their […]

Get Clean or Screw It?

Get Clean or Screw It?

Sometimes it is hard to think beyond the next few weeks or even days. It is very easy to say “f**k it, I may not even be here in a few weeks I contract coronavirus.” For many, there is a sense of the relief from responsibility that comes with being confronted by our current vulnerability […]