Albany Addiction Specialists
- 1 Board certified
Top Addiction Specialists in Albany, CA
An addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who treats patients with addictions to substances like drugs and alcohol, or in some cases, behaviors like gambling. Many of these specialists also treat the diseases that stem from these addictions.
These physicians are specially trained to prevent and treat the disease of addiction via psychiatric means, or other fields of medicine like family or internal medicine.
Some of the treatments that addiction medicine specialists perform or oversee are:
- harm reduction
- abstinence-based treatment
- individual/group therapy
- halfway houses
- withdrawal symptom treatments
- acute intervention
- long term therapies to prevent relapse
The area of Albany, CA has a population of approximately 19,615 people. There is 1 addiction doctor near Albany, which gives it a ratio of 1 addiction doctor per 19,615 residents or a ratio of 1 addiction doctor per 7,915 households. There are 7,915 households in Albany.