When Healthcare Professionals Need Treatment

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docsSince addiction doesn’t discriminate, even people who work in the healthcare field can wind up becoming substance abusers. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, and more.

While someone who has a current drug or alcohol problem shouldn’t continue to practice due to patient risk, they should be afforded the same chance at rehabilitation just like professionals in other fields.

Multiple treatment centers have impaired professionals programs that deal with problems directly associated with such a situation. It has been proven time and again that the more a rehab program can be tailored to an individual’s needs, the more successful it likely will be. The same is true for healthcare professionals.

Facilities that offer programs specializing in these types of clients typically include job-specific counseling and support groups for relapse prevention. Once a healthcare professional has regained sobriety and demonstrated stability they should be allowed to continue on with their work helping others.

We have had many years’ worth of experience in dealing with all types of interventions for professionals. If you need assistance in getting your loved one or co-worker into treatment, contact us today.

Mike Loverde

With firsthand experience with addiction, Mike Loverde is now a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), as accredited by the Association of Intervention Specialists and the Pennsylvania Certification Board. He founded Family First Intervention in 2008 and has since helped hundreds of families find intervention and addiction rehabilitation solutions.

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