Why Doctors Are Vulnerable to Addiction

Why Doctors are Vulnerable to Addiction

People have their own reasons for turning to drugs and alcohol. Some are predisposed to addiction from an early age, while others suffer injuries or mental health issues that make addiction more likely. Healthcare professionals, just like everyone else, face their own individual challenges. However, there are also job-related factors that help explain why doctors…

Addiction Treatment For Physicians

Providence Treatment’s Healthcare Professionals Programs for Physicians Providence Treatment has many years of experience in working with Pennsylvania Physicians’ Health Programs (PA-PHP) and their healthcare professionals (participants) including physicians. When we receive a request from PHP, we perform an independent assessment with the participant. This assessment may take from one (1) to two (2) days, depending…

Addiction Treatment For Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), such as physicians, make a significant commitment to their training and subsequently to their profession in caring for others. There is tremendous self-sacrifice in the service of building knowledge and experience to handle serious medical dilemmas for their patients. As such, it is probably not surprising that a physician can have difficulty…