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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

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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?

Dr. 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

Dr. 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

Dr. 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.


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Quickly learn about many addiction and rehab related topics.

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 35 – Anxiety And Addiction

by Dr. Ashish Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt, MD explains the difference between normal everyday stress and anxiety, and the dangers of self-medicating.

Episode 34 – College Substance Abuse

by Dr. Ashish Bhatt

Many young people begin experimenting with drugs and alcohol in college. Dr. Bhatt, MD explains if this is ever considered normal.

Episode 33 – Sex And Porn Addiction

by Dr. Ashish Bhatt

Determining if someone has a sexual compulsion can be difficult. Sex is a normal part of life, but where do you draw the line?

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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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Submit your questions above, and please do not include any personal or identifying information about yourself or anyone else in the body of your message. The questions submitted will be evaluated for general applicability and interest, and if appropriate, may be addressed in an article or podcast by Dr. Bhatt. The podcast and articles by Dr. Bhatt are intended to be strictly informative, and will not provide any diagnosis, treatment recommendation, or directed medical advice. Unfortunately, not all messages can be addressed, and no message is guaranteed a response. Information provided by Dr. Bhatt in articles and podcasts is intended to address common questions of general applicability, and may not apply to your unique situation. As a result, please do not use the advice or conclusions found in any articles and podcasts on this site as a substitute for professional personal medical advice. If you are looking for treatment, please call.

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