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Jamie Smolen, MD

Jamie Smolen: Recovery means rescue from addiction

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

Are you ready to get sober? Has the day finally come for you to stop hiding your addiction from your family, your friends and maybe even your job?

Alcohol and Pills

The deadliest drug in America at center of VA nominee withdrawal: Alcohol

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

For the first time in a while, pundits and politicians were talking about the drug that kills more people than any other each year in the U.S. I’m talking about […]

Signs of a Problem

Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning for college students

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

ens of thousands of college students nationwide will cheer for their football teams this weekend. Some of those who show up for the game after tailgate drinking may not remember […]

Recovery Corner

Published: May 3rd, 2018

For the first time in a while, pundits and politicians were talking about the drug that kills more people than any other each year in the U.S. I’m talking about […]

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Nov 24th, 2014

Holiday gratitude in recovery Gratitude has been a time-honored tradition for us human beings. Since people first realized the importance and value of the life-sustaining elements, there has been an […]

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Oct 8th, 2014

Addiction in the brain Addiction exists in the human brain. Specialized neurological pathways in the brain, called circuits, are designed for the experience of pleasure. These circuits tie together parts […]

Healing Hands

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Sep 16th, 2014

Unfortunately, we hear tragic stories of celebrities dying from suicide or drug overdose too often. Some of us have even experienced the suicides of a friend or a loved one. […]

Partial Hospitalization Program

Partial Hospitalization Program

Published: Nov 21st, 2011

The partial hospitalization program with housing, or PHP, may be the ideal course to take once an individual has successfully completed drug or alcohol detox. For those who do not need […]

Medical Evaluations

Medical Evaluations

Published: Nov 21st, 2011