Susan Blank, MD, is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer for the Atlanta Healing Center. A graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, she completed a residency in Psychiatry and Neurology at Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her training in Forensics at the University of Virginia, and her training in Addiction Medicine in Atlanta at the Talbott Recovery Campus. She recently completed a Fellowship and Advance Fellowship training in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine.
Dr. Blank is President of the Georgia Society of Addiction Medicine and serves on the Advisory Board of the Georgia Physician’s Health Program. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for The Georgia Council on Alcohol and Drugs. Dr. Blank and Dr. Lori Karan co-authored the chapter on Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction for the ASAM Patient Criteria released in September 2013.
She a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Examiners, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and a Certified Medical Review Officer.
Finally, she can be heard nationwide every Tuesday on her weekly radio show “Detailing Addiction” on America’s Web Radio.
There are many ways to "look" at the brain, the reasonable, rational, thinking, Left Brain and the emotional, artistic, feeling, Right Brain. The truth is, in order to recover from addiction, you need the WHOLE Brain. Join us on "Detailing Addiction with Dr. Susan Blank" while we look at the way the brain recovers from addiction and what we can do to help it heal faster.
For literally thousands of years, cocaine has been used in a variety of ways, from a substance to enhance religious rites, as a medication, and most frequently now,, as a highly addictive drug. Join me Tuesday, on "Detailing Addiction with Dr. Susan Blank" as we take a new look at this very old drug.
Join Dr. Blank and her guests as they discuss a non-holiday, holiday.
Join Dr. Blank and guest as they discuss Alcohol-taking a new look.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Alyce Wellons as they discuss Integrating Family and Couples Therapy in Recovery Work.
Join Dr. Blank on Detailing Addiction as they discuss the findings from the new report on the Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids. This is very important information to understand, especially in states, such as Georgia, that are considering expanding the access to Marijuana.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr. Phillip Flores as they discuss Addiction as an Attachment Disorder.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest discussing the holidays.
Over the past week, a number of new reports and legislation regarding addiction have been released/passed. Join Dr. Susan Blank as she reviews the good news and the bad....
Join Dr. Blank as she reviews the landmark report, the Surgeon General presents 400 page document regarding Addiction in America.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr. Stephen Lange, they are going to speak about Addiction in Corrections Facilities.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr Houston as they discuss addiction in primary care.
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daily, and David Donaldson as they discuss the state of the union with regards to the upcoming voting on legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use.
Join Dr. Blank, David Donaldson, and Michael Daily as they discuss the topic of addiction, stress and aging.
Join Dr. Blank, MD as she discusses Cravings: What are they? What can we do about it? and What do I do if my loved one says "I am having a craving."
Join Dr. Blank, MD and Michael and David as they discuss today's problem with all types of drugs in business.
In honor of Recovery Month, join Dr. Blank as she explores addictions that don't necessarily involve substances. For example, do you just like to gamble? Or do you have a problem?
Join Dr. Blank as she discusses the start the Celebration of Recovery Month and discuss important information regarding relapse and identifying relapse triggers. Some of them may surprise you.
Join Dr. Blank as she discusses the tremendous problem of male and female sex addiction.
Join Dr. Blank, MD and David Donaldson as they discuss women and addictions.
Join Dr. Blank as she reviews the effects of drugs and alcohol on the developing brain, "Why the younger a person is exposed to drug use the more dangerous it is".
Alyce Wellons, LCSW and Lena Franklin, LCSW. Discuss How, When and Why: Using mediation, yoga and body based modalities to assist in Addiction Treatment and Recovery, with Dr. Blank.
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daly, and David Donaldson as they discuss lethal over the counter drugs.
Join Dr. Susan Blank and her guest Dr. Barry Lubin, Medical Director for Affinity eHealth. They discuss a very important topic: "How to increase the chances of a successful recovery"
Join Dr. Blank as she discusses the potential promise and the cautionary tale surrounding this new implantable medication to fight the Opioid Addiction Epidemic
David Donaldson hosts the show with special guest, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer. The topic will be Celebrates and Addiction: a lethal combination.
Join Dr. Blank, David Donaldson and Michael Daly as they discuss discuss the Myths and the Realities of Fentanyl.
Join Michael Daly and David Donaldson as the discuss the importance of the family when working with a family member with an addiction.
Join Dr. Blank, David and Michael as they discuss "Lessons learned in Canada".
Join Dr. Blank Michael Daly and David Donaldson as they discuss Medication assisted recovery has helped so many people. So have 12 Step programs, why can't we all just get along.
Join Dr. Blank and guest David Donaldson as they discuss Addiction in the News.
Join Dr. Blank and her guestFran Cullen, JD. as they discuss Impaired Professionals-Myths and Truths.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest David Donaldson as they discus this week's topic.
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daley and David Donaldson as they discuss what they do at the Atlanta Healing Center.
Join Dr. Susan Blank and David Donaldson as they discuss the deadly epidemic of Heroin and Fentanyl
Part 4 of 4 part series on Addiction and Disordered Attachments: Parents with the Disease of Addiction and their children.
Part 3 Addiction and Disordered attachments: Couples
Part 2 of our 4 part series on Addiction and Attachments: the relationship issues involving Person with Addiction and their Parents.
Join host Dr. Susan Blank, MD and her guest Alyce Wellons, LCSW as they start a 4 part series: Addiction and Attachment Disorders-Part One, the Addict and their Addiction.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss prescription and non-prescription drugs and addictions.
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daly and David Donaldson as they discuss Alanon and the family.
Join Dr. Blank and David Donaldson the topic of addiction.
Join Dr. Blank and David Donaldson as they discuss E-cigarettes and the misinformation about their lack of benefits.
Join Dr. Blank and David Donaldson as they discuss the "Facts".
How is medical and recreational marijuana working out? Listen as Dr. Blank discusses this and more with her guest Dr. Raduka.
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Alyce Wellons as they explain and discuss "Inhale the future, and exhale the past".