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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

Addiction Center's Medical Content Director

Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD, MRO is a leading physician, addiction medicine specialist, and psychiatrist. He has been involved in medical and administrative leadership roles at numerous treatment centers and has helped guide the development of both public and private substance abuse and dual diagnosis facilities.

  • Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and as a Medical Review Officer
  • Served as Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient and Emergency Crisis Services
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Articles by Dr. Bhatt

ADHD And Addiction: Are They Connected?

Ashish Bhatt ❘

There is a link between ADHD and addiction, but how are they connected? Dr. Bhatt explains why what you see isn’t always the reality.

Inside The “Bubble” Of Addiction And Broken Resiliency

Ashish Bhatt ❘

Drug and alcohol abuse can halt a person’s ability to build resiliency, making hard times more difficult without learned coping mechanisms.

Addiction And The Absence Of Presence

Ashish Bhatt ❘

When we abuse drugs or alcohol, it removes us from the current moment. This can turn into a cycle and result in an absence of presence.


Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 27 – The Effect Of COVID On Addiction

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Experts are expressing concern over the challenges that those with mental health and substance use disorders are facing due to COVID.

Episode 26 – California Sober

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California sober isn’t actually sober at all, but some state that it works for them. This could be dangerous for those in recovery.

Episode 25 – Opioid Treatment Medications

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Opioid treatment medications can help patients get off potentially deadly drugs. However, it is important to understand the long-term effects of these drugs.

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About Dr. Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His expertise allows him to recognize various illnesses which occur throughout his patients’ lifespan. Dr. Bhatt is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, as well as being a Certified Medical Officer. He has extensive experience in a variety of substance abuse treatment programs, psychiatric and co-occuring diagnosis programs for both adults and adolescents, and has served as the Chief Medical Officer for regional and national behavioral health companies.

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