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Physician Rehabilitation Overview

Pacific Assistance Group believes that one size does not fit all. This is why we utilize detailed criteria to establish client risk and to determine exactly what level of monitoring is needed to help and support the participant in recovery from substance use problems, other compulsive/addictive behaviors, or mental health issues. Below is an example of what we look for in assessing monitoring needs:  
  
High Risk - Intensive Monitoring
            
New to monitoring
            Not yet in recovery
            Not receiving any mental health-related help
            No record of abstinence or stability
            Isolated, poor or no support systems in place
            External motivation for cooperation
 
 
Moderate Risk
         
   6 - 12 months full cooperation 
            Completed treatment or secure attachment
to mental health provider 
            6 -12 months documented abstinence from substance
 use, or other compulsive/addictive behaviors
            Regular, active participation in self-help groups 
            Internal motivation for cooperation has begun
            Remission  

 
Lower Risk
            12 - 18 months full cooperation 
            Stable in recovery or mental health treatment
            Self-motivated in recovery
            Improving quality of life
            Substantially reduced practice risk
  

Maintenance
             Stable in all areas of monitoring while 
                 requiring ongoing monitoring

 
California Physicians deserve and need competent, comprehensive and caring support and monitoring of their recovery from alcohol and drug problems.  We are here to help the doctor, employer, hospital and family with the recovery process.  Call us for a confidential discussion of your situation.


 

 
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