IamA I'm Dr. David Sack an addiction psychiatrist. AMA about substance-abuse on campus! AMA!
Hi Redditors! My name is David Sack, MD, and I'm board certified in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine. As chief medical officer of Elements Behavioral Health, I oversee a nationwide network of addiction and mental health treatment centers, including rehab programs for teen alcohol and drug abuse.
I've been interviewed by Dateline NBC, Good Morning America, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine and many other outlets.
I'm also a guest blogger for Huffington Post, Psych Central and Psychology Today.
[UPDATE] 9/12/2016 12:55PM - GREAT questions everyone! I need to take a break but will be back on in a couple of hours to answer a few more. Keep the questions coming. I hope you're finding my answers helpful! -Dr. Sack [UPDATE] 9/14/2016 10:00AM - Thanks to everyone who participated in this AMA! I'll continue answering as many questions as I can here and on www.elementsbehavioralhealth.com. -Dr. Sack