A psychiatrist who treats drug and alcohol addiction will normally have a sub-specialty training in addiction. Addiction psychiatrists may treat any one or all of the following conditions: alcoholism, drug abuse, gambling addiction, or sex addiction.
Psychiatrists at House of Freedom, who treat drug or alcohol addiction will look into the patient’s history and when the early signs of trouble began to appear. Addiction psychiatrists work with patients to determine the reasons for the development of their drug or alcohol addiction. If there is a need, they can prescribe medication to control withdrawal symptoms and treat underlying or co-existing psychiatric disorders.