New Treatment Option for Alcohol and Opioid Use

May 2, 2022

New Treatment Option for Alcohol and Opioid Use

Fazal Khan, MD Alcohol and opioid use disorder is a major public health issue in the United States. In an effort to address this in our own region, I’m happy to share that a medication assisted therapy (MAT) for alcohol use disorder (AUD) has been started in Medical Park 2 in Gainesville. This is the […]

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March 21, 2022

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MATCHES NEW CLASS OF RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – More physicians are on the way to care for people across the region, as Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) learned Friday who is joining the newest class of resident physicians this summer.   This fourth class of residents spans five specialties. Six General Surgery, 20 Internal Medicine, 12 Family Medicine, 12 Emergency Medicine […]

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September 15, 2021

Shine a Light, Speak its Name

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day September is Suicide Prevention Month, and September 17 was National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.  We recognize this day to create awareness about the epidemic of physician suicide, to remember colleagues lost to suicide, and to fight against the stigma of physicians seeking mental health support. Fast Facts Physicians die by […]

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May 18, 2021

The Facts about Mental Health

Kalpana Prasad, MD – Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program May is Mental Health Awareness month, which brings us a great opportunity to educate and raise awareness about the rising need to address mental illness. Here are a few facts: Mental Health Facts • 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year.• 1 in […]

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April 30, 2021

Helping Others Through Power of Encouragement (HOPE)

Adam J. Raulerson, MS, LMFT Business Development Manager, Laurelwood and Psychiatry residency program faculty May is Mental Health Awareness Month and given what all of us have been through over the last year, it seems appropriate to highlight one of the most important traits that helps us all continue to move forward. HOPE. Such a […]

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