Addiction and substance abuse can impact all areas of a person’s life. It can affect your relationships, home life, mood and career. For professionals in a variety of fields, 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 Recovery’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 nearly 40-year history, more than 6,000 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.
Am I a Candidate for the Professionals Program?
At Talbott Recovery Campus, 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 so that they may return to their careers in the future.
Our Professionals Program treats:
- Physicians in all specialties
- Physician Assistants
- Business Executives
How will the Professionals Program affect my ability to practice my 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 Professionals Program.
What happens after treatment in the Professionals Program?
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 choose Talbott Recovery’s Professionals 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.
Do you still have questions?
We want you to have all the answers you need to begin the recovery process fully informed. Call us 24 hours a day to speak with an Intake Specialist, or contact us online. We look forward to speaking with you.