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Dr. Mark Publicker, former Regional Chief of Addiction Medicine for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Region (covering the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan region) joined the Recovery Center team on November 17, 2003. Dr. Publicker has directed a multi-disciplinary health center with 80 physicians, 800 staff and more than 40,000 patients. He brings to his position a wealth of experience in motivational interviewing, chronic pain management, and addiction medicine.More
Benjamin C. Grasso, MD, has been named the Medical Director of Behavioral Health, a department of Mercy Hospital. He will be responsible for clinical and administrative oversight for Mercy’s Recovery Center, Psychiatric Consulting Service and the New England Eating Disorders Program. Dr. Grasso is board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1990). A New Jersey native, he earned his bachelor’s degree at SUNY Binghamton (NY) and received his medical degree from Albany Medical College (NY). Dr. Grasso did his psychiatry residency at the University of Virginia School of Medicine (VA) and completed his fellowship at the National Institutes of Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry Branch in Washington, D.C. Dr. Grasso most recently worked with the Veterans’ Administration.More
Each year, the DrugAbuse.com hotline connects thousands of people with substance abuse treatment programs throughout the U.S. toll-free. Calls are answered by American Addiction Centers (AAC) who have treatment support specialists available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Both our treatment directory and our hotline are offered at no cost to you.
SAMHSA Facility Locator - http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/index.html 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Free and confidential information in English and Spanish for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers.
American Association of Poison Control Centers - http://www.aapcc.org/ For a poisoning emergency in the U.S. call 1-800-222-1222 The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Nonprofit Treatment Centers:
Betty Ford Center - http://www.bettyfordcenter.org/index.php
Phoenix House - http://www.phoenixhouse.org/
Caron - http://www.caron.org/
Odyssey House - http://www.odysseyhouse.org/
Recovery Gateway - http://recovergateway.org/
Dawn Farm - http://dawnfarm.org/
Austin Recovery - http://www.austinrecovery.org/
Alcoholics Anonymous - http://www.aa.org/
Narcotics Anonymous - http://www.na.org/
Smart Recovery - http://www.smartrecovery.org/