Category: Physician Health

Re: Six lessons from state physician health programs to promote long-term recovery.

Dupont RL, Skipper GE. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2012 Jan-Mar;44(1):72-8. Six lessons from state physician health programs to promote long-term recovery.  Abstract “The success of the nation’s state physician health programs (PHPs) provides important new evidence on the potential for dramatically reducing relapse and promoting long-term recovery from substance use disorders. This article summarizes the findings…

Physician Suicide, the “Impaired Physician Movement” and ASAM: The Dead Doctors at Ridgeview Institute under G. Douglas Talbott

Originally posted on Disrupted Physician:
“It is easier to believe a lie one has heard a hundred times than a truth one has never heard before.” –American sociologist Robert S. Lynd Ridgeview Institute was a drug and alcohol treatment program for “impaired physicians” in Georgia created by G. Douglas Talbott, a former cardiologist who lost control of…

Physician Health Services, Inc. (PHS): a tale of corruption, crimes and unethical behavior

 We need to stop them: please read, sign and share this petition “If your doctor had a drug or alcohol problem, wouldn’t you want to know that help was available that your doctor would feel good about accessing?  Approximately 10-12% of physicians will develop a drug or alcohol problem at some point during their career. …