join a multi-faceted team of psychiatrists, therapists and behavioral specialists focusing on patients with mental health and chemical dependency issues. We offer adults and adolescents both outpatient and inpatient care at specialized facilities located in southwest Virginia. Carilion Clinic facilities are comprised of 61 adult beds (across two facilities) and 16 adolescent beds. We are developing new ways to understand and treat addictive disorders as we seamlessly blend treatment, research, and education using public and private support networks and intensive outpatient programs.
Our department has an organized office-based opioid treatment program OBOT involves receiving medication to stabilize addictive urges as well as participating in organized group therapy with others. We are engaged in adapting a form of experiential, practical therapy called START-NOW to assist with the recovery of substance users. As we adapt and customize the therapy, we not only treat our patients, but we develop new and better ways of doing so. Other innovations in treatment include the utilization of peer recovery specialists, and of technology and innovative techniques including how people envision, in association with Dr. Warren Bickel’s research at VTCRI. Both inpatient and outpatient services closely collaborate with pain medicine.
Our faculty includes psychiatrists who are board-certified in both addiction psychiatry and the new specialty of addiction medicine.
Desired candidates are trained in Addiction Medicine (and General Psychiatry), Addiction Psychiatry, or are Board eligible/ certified in General Psychiatry with an interest in focusing on patients with addictions.
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas and was named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel and our mountain biking has been featured by internationally known outlets such as Pinkbike, Singletracks, Men's Journal, and Mpora.
Roanoke is the largest city on the Appalachian Trail, and the local trio of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs has become collectively known as the Triple Crown of Virginia - showcasing three of the most beautiful summits of the A.T. The region is home to the Blue Ridge Parkway, regarded as "America's Favorite Drive" because of its spectacular beauty, Smith Mountain Lake - the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge," and four amazing Virginia State Parks. Located at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas.
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Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.
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