Licensed Professionals Treatment Program

Addiction and substance abuse affects all areas of a person’s life. For licensed professionals (e.g. doctors, lawyers, pilots), getting treatment isn’t as easy as picking up the phone. There are unique needs that must be addressed.

Fortunately, there is hope for professionals dealing with an addiction. Talbott Recovery’s Professionals Program has earned a national reputation for comprehensive addiction recovery treatment (including alcoholism and other drug use and addictive disorders) and its related medical, psychological, psychiatric, spiritual and work-related issues.

The Facts About Talbott’s Professionals Program:

  • We stage the intensity of treatment based upon the levels described by the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria, Version II, Revised.
  • In our 30+ year history, thousands of professionals from all 50 states, Canada and Europe have come to Talbott Recovery for treatment.
  • No one has more experience in treating professionals than Talbott Recovery. Most other professionals programs were designed using the principles developed by Talbott Recovery.

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How is Someone a Candidate for the Professionals Program?

At Talbott, it is our goal to treat a wide range of professionals who need help with addiction recovery so that they may return to their careers in the future. While all of our patients have a chemical abuse problem, our Professionals Program is designed to help addicted professionals with alcoholism, chemical abuse, and other addictive disorders within the guidelines laid out by their licensing board. We have relationships in all 50 states to make sure we remain up-to-date and follow their strict requirements.

Our Professionals Program treats:

How will the Professionals Program affect my patient’s ability to practice her profession?

Talbott Recovery’s goal is to assist our patients in returning to work in their chosen profession, providing it is safe for the patient and the public. Using the vast knowledge acquired by years of treating professionals, key members of each patient’s treatment team offer expertise in licensure and employment issues. The existing relationships we have with each state board and professional health program allow patients a smooth transition back to the workplace upon completion of the program.

What happens after treatment?

Each patient leaves Talbott Recovery’s Professionals Program with a comprehensive, personalized monitoring or aftercare plan. Input is provided by the Talbott Recovery treatment team, state licensing boards, profession-specific advocacy programs, employers, referral sources and the individual patient. Monitoring includes individual and/or family or couples counseling, group therapy, profession-specific groups, and urine drug screens. Patients find this structure and accountability helpful in early sobriety.

Why should I consider Talbott’s Program?

Talbott Recovery is where Healthcare Professionals Treatment Programs originated, under the direction of our founder, Dr. Talbott. Due to our decades-long history, we are extremely skillful in treating this population’s addiction issues. Healthcare Professionals make up 30-35 percent of our patient population. In the unique clinical setting of our Professionals Program, patient interaction with peers provides targeted support and accountability.

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Do you still have questions?

We want you to have all the answers you need to begin the recovery process fully informed. Give us a call at 678-251-3189 to have any questions you may have answered or to start the intake process. We look forward to speaking with you.

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