Dentist Resources


ADA Dentist Well-Being and Assistance
800-621-8099, ext. 2622

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Grand Central Station
PO BOX 459
New York, NY 10163
212-686-1100
800-ALCOHOL Hotline

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. (CODA)
PO BOX 33577
Phoenix, AZ 85067-3577
602-277-7991

Narcotics Anonymous, Inc. (NA)
PO BOX 9999
Van Nuys, CA 91409
818-780-3951

National Institute of Mental Health Depression Hotline
800-421-4211 Hotline
Al-Anon Family Groups, Inc. (AFG)
Midtown Station
PO BOX 862
New York, NY 10018
212-302-7240
800-344-2666 Family Support Groups Referral Hotline
800-356-9996 Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
PO BOX 1367
Culver City, CA 90232
213-559-5833
800-COCAINE National Cocaine Hotline

Families Anonymous, Inc. (FA)
PO BOX 528
Van Nuys, CA 91408
312-637- 1656

Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association Rehabilitation Committee

National Institute on Drug Abuse Drug Information Service
800-662-HELP Hotline

National Mental Health Association
800-969-6642 Hotline

Resource List for Impaired Professionals In Maryland

Dentists
The Dentists’ Well-Being Committee
410-964-2275
888-233-9044
Robert Miller, DDS, Chairman
Robert White, MA, CEAP, Clinical Coordinator, 410-328-5860

Dental Hygienists
Dental Hygienists Rehabilitation Committee
Robin Swope, RDH, Chairman
800-974-0068

Lawyers
Lawyer Counseling Program
Jim Quinn
Director of Lawyer Assistance Program
Maryland State Bar Association
520 W. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-685-7878 x3041 main
443-703-3041 direct
800-492-1964 toll-free

Nurses
The Nurse Rehabilitation Program
410-764-5124
Emmaline Woodson, RN, Director

Pharmacists
Pharmacists’ Rehabilitation Committee
410-706-7513
410-727-0746
Tony Tommasello, P.D., President
Milton Moskowitz, Chairman

Physicians
MEDCHI Physician Rehabilitation Program
410-962-5580
800-992-7010
Michael Llufrio, CCDC, Program Director
Stanley Platman, MD, Chairman

Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants Rehabilitation Program
410-532-4040
Dennis Cammarano, Chairman

Podiatrists
Podiatrists Rehabilitation Committee
410-764-7044
Brian Kashan, DPM, Chairman

Psychologists
Colleague Assistance Committee
410-995-0499
Maryland Psychological Association
Mark Ginsberg, PhD, Chairman

Self-Help Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous
410-433-4843

Narcotics Anonymous
410-947-8028

Suicide Resources


  • Suicide Prevention (a resource guide on emergency assistance, warning signs & prevention of suicide in college students)

Dentist Well-Being Directories


National Dentist Well-Being Directory (PDF), by section:

The Talbott Recovery Medication Guide (PDF)
A guide to maintaining sobriety while receiving treatement for other health problems. Published by Talbott Recovery Campus, April 2008, Bruce Merkin, MD, and Paul H. Earley, MD, FASAM.


Videos Related to Stress

How to make stress your friend- 14 minutes National Geographic- The science of stress (55 minutes- produced in 2013)


Books

The ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing