Bob Coates

Bob Coates: The Opioid Crisis Response Act Of 2018

Frequently, I am asked about free and low cost treatment for opioid addiction. Whenever I write an article about patient assistance programs, I get a flood of calls and emails from people struggling with opioid addiction and also from the loved ones of the opioid addicted. Unfortunately, there are few options available right now. But […]

naltrexone therapy

Naltrexone Therapy

What is naltrexone? This drug, used in naltrexone therapy, is an opioid receptor blocker. Hence, when you take Naltrexone, it blocks many of your body’s opioid receptors. So, why would you want this to happen? Why would you want naltrexone therapy? What is naltrexone therapy good for? Interestingly, this drug helps with both opioid addiction […]

XODET: Opioid And Opiate Detox

XODET: The Mixed Up Nature Of Modern Drug Detox

A world of mixed up and backwards concepts when it comes to opioid addiction treatment What exactly is xodet? First, I want to apologize for this unusual blog post. You will notice that I am using some words that appear to be made up. In fact, they are either anagrams or reversals of words that […]