Recovery Skills Manual

Recovery Skills Manual

An Implementation Guide for Addiction Care

Paul H. Earley


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  • Author has been an addiction medicine physician for over thirty years and has been affiliated with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) for nearly two decades. He has held a variety of leadership positions within that organization.
  • Dr. Earley writes from the informed perspective of world-class expertise.
  • Complex concepts are articulated in detailed, yet user-friendly fashion consistent with the educational/reading level of the intended audience. The author’s explanations of the material and how to utilize it are especially clear and helpful.
  • He is the author of numerous books and articles on addiction and its treatment, including The Cocaine Recovery Book. He has contributed to the ASAM textbook, Principles of Addiction Medicine.
  • Dr. Earley’s work was featured in the documentary series on addiction titled, Close to Home by Bill Moyers. He also appeared twice on the Oprah Winfrey show to discuss addiction and recovery.
  • The author is a dynamic speaker and educator. He speaks and trains on topics of addiction, its treatment, as well as addiction among healthcare professionals.

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    Paul H. Earley:

    Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM, has been an addiction medicine physician for over thirty years. He treats all types of addictive disorders and specializes in the assessment and treatment of healthcare professionals. As a therapist, he works with patients already in recovery, providing long-term therapy for those who suffer from this disease. His professional expertise extends to advocacy for professionals before agencies and licensing boards.

    Dr. Earley is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and has been on the board of ASAM for over fifteen years in several capacities and is currently president-elect. He has been the Medical Director of two nationally acclaimed addiction programs specializing in the care of addicted healthcare professionals. Currently, he is the Medical Director of the Georgia Professionals Health Program, Inc. and a principal with Earley Consultancy, LLC, a training and consulting firm. He also trains therapists about the neurobiological basis of addiction and psychotherapy. In his travels, he has provided training in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Switzerland.