Susan Blank, MD, is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer for the Atlanta Healing Center. A graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, she completed a residency in Psychiatry and Neurology at Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her training in Forensics at the University of Virginia, and her training in Addiction Medicine in Atlanta at the Talbott Recovery Campus. She recently completed a Fellowship and Advance Fellowship training in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine.
Dr. Blank is President of the Georgia Society of Addiction Medicine and serves on the Advisory Board of the Georgia Physician’s Health Program. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for The Georgia Council on Alcohol and Drugs. Dr. Blank and Dr. Lori Karan co-authored the chapter on Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction for the ASAM Patient Criteria released in September 2013.
She a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Examiners, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and a Certified Medical Review Officer.
Finally, she can be heard nationwide every Tuesday on her weekly radio show “Detailing Addiction” on America’s Web Radio.
Join Dr. Blank and guests as they discuss "Addiction in the News" and the major problems we face.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 12:07 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss living with addictions through disasters like the recent terrible hurricanes.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:58 am
Join Dr. Blank and her two anonymous guest that are recovered addicts as they discuss dealing with pain as an addict.
Posted: August 30, 2017, 2:14 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr. Josh Koerner, a family practice resident who is going to discuss "what primary care doctors need to know about addiction"
Posted: August 23, 2017, 11:56 am
Join host Dr. Susan Blank, M.D. as she and her guest discuss the risks of back to school/college----alcohol and Adderalls.
Posted: August 9, 2017, 12:24 pm
Join Dr. Blank, MD and her guest as they discuss the truth about e-cigarettes and other smoking paraphernalia.
Posted: July 22, 2017, 1:44 pm
Join Dr. Blank, David and Michael from Atlanta Healing Center as they discuss alcohol withdrawal,and just how dangerous itt is.
Posted: July 15, 2017, 1:58 pm
Join Dr. Blank, MD and her guest as they discuss the unfortunate "Tricky Triggers for Relapse".
Posted: June 30, 2017, 1:06 pm
Join Dr. Blank and guests as they discuss the "National" opioid crisis and what has caused it.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:11 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss the topic: "The physical and health consequences of addiction.".
Posted: June 8, 2017, 2:17 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss the addiction to alcohol.
Posted: May 29, 2017, 12:45 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Cheryl Knepper as they discuss Treating Adolescent and Young Adults.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 1:57 pm
Join Dr. Blank and guest as they discuss the change in Georgia Law allowing Naloxone to be available in pharmacies to reverse opioid overdoses.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 4:37 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guests as they discuss the shame and addict suffers and how it is addressed in recovery.
Posted: May 6, 2017, 11:29 am
Join Dr. Blank and guests as they discuss the topic: "Denial: the one symptom that will ensure that Addiction continues"
Posted: May 3, 2017, 6:27 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss theTopic: How to Support a Healthy Recovery with Nutrition and Supplements…and More!
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:55 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss the affects of "STRESS" on addiction.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 1:41 pm
Join Dr. Blank and guest as they discuss WORDS. Words? Yes and the role they play in addictions, you'll be very surprised!
Posted: April 4, 2017, 12:55 pm
There are many ways to "look" at the brain, the reasonable, rational, thinking, Left Brain and the emotional, artistic, feeling, Right Brain. The truth is, in order to recover from addiction, you need the WHOLE Brain. Join us on "Detailing Addiction with Dr. Susan Blank" while we look at the way the brain recovers from addiction and what we can do to help it heal faster.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 5:52 pm
For literally thousands of years, cocaine has been used in a variety of ways, from a substance to enhance religious rites, as a medication, and most frequently now,, as a highly addictive drug. Join me Tuesday, on "Detailing Addiction with Dr. Susan Blank" as we take a new look at this very old drug.
Posted: March 18, 2017, 1:04 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guests as they discuss a non-holiday, holiday.
Posted: March 18, 2017, 12:37 pm
Join Dr. Blank and guest as they discuss Alcohol-taking a new look.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 2:55 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Alyce Wellons as they discuss Integrating Family and Couples Therapy in Recovery Work.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 2:48 pm
Join Dr. Blank on Detailing Addiction as they discuss the findings from the new report on the Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids. This is very important information to understand, especially in states, such as Georgia, that are considering expanding the access to Marijuana.
Posted: February 2, 2017, 2:49 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr. Phillip Flores as they discuss Addiction as an Attachment Disorder.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:39 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest discussing the holidays.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:27 pm
Over the past week, a number of new reports and legislation regarding addiction have been released/passed. Join Dr. Susan Blank as she reviews the good news and the bad....
Posted: December 16, 2016, 3:32 pm
Join Dr. Blank as she reviews the landmark report, the Surgeon General presents 400 page document regarding Addiction in America.
Posted: December 2, 2016, 6:59 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr. Stephen Lange, they are going to speak about Addiction in Corrections Facilities.
Posted: November 28, 2016, 1:55 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Dr Houston as they discuss addiction in primary care.
Posted: November 18, 2016, 1:07 pm
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daily, and David Donaldson as they discuss the state of the union with regards to the upcoming voting on legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use.
Posted: November 3, 2016, 2:14 pm
Join Dr. Blank, David Donaldson, and Michael Daily as they discuss the topic of addiction, stress and aging.
Posted: October 28, 2016, 10:00 am
Join Dr. Blank, MD as she discusses Cravings: What are they? What can we do about it? and What do I do if my loved one says "I am having a craving."
Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:36 pm
Join Dr. Blank, MD and Michael and David as they discuss today's problem with all types of drugs in business.
Posted: September 23, 2016, 12:32 pm
In honor of Recovery Month, join Dr. Blank as she explores addictions that don't necessarily involve substances. For example, do you just like to gamble? Or do you have a problem?
Posted: September 16, 2016, 12:24 pm
Join Dr. Blank as she discusses the start the Celebration of Recovery Month and discuss important information regarding relapse and identifying relapse triggers. Some of them may surprise you.
Posted: September 9, 2016, 2:02 pm
Join Dr. Blank as she discusses the tremendous problem of male and female sex addiction.
Posted: September 2, 2016, 11:08 am
Join Dr. Blank, MD and David Donaldson as they discuss women and addictions.
Posted: August 17, 2016, 12:57 pm
Join Dr. Blank as she reviews the effects of drugs and alcohol on the developing brain, "Why the younger a person is exposed to drug use the more dangerous it is".
Posted: August 3, 2016, 7:16 pm
Alyce Wellons, LCSW and Lena Franklin, LCSW. Discuss How, When and Why: Using mediation, yoga and body based modalities to assist in Addiction Treatment and Recovery, with Dr. Blank.
Posted: July 28, 2016, 2:12 pm
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daly, and David Donaldson as they discuss lethal over the counter drugs.
Posted: July 21, 2016, 11:31 am
Join Dr. Susan Blank and her guest Dr. Barry Lubin, Medical Director for Affinity eHealth. They discuss a very important topic: "How to increase the chances of a successful recovery"
Posted: June 29, 2016, 12:45 pm
Join Dr. Blank as she discusses the potential promise and the cautionary tale surrounding this new implantable medication to fight the Opioid Addiction Epidemic
Posted: June 24, 2016, 10:46 am
David Donaldson hosts the show with special guest, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer. The topic will be Celebrates and Addiction: a lethal combination.
Posted: June 17, 2016, 12:59 pm
Join Dr. Blank, David Donaldson and Michael Daly as they discuss discuss the Myths and the Realities of Fentanyl.
Posted: June 17, 2016, 12:54 pm
Join Michael Daly and David Donaldson as the discuss the importance of the family when working with a family member with an addiction.
Posted: May 31, 2016, 1:04 pm
Join Dr. Blank, David and Michael as they discuss "Lessons learned in Canada".
Posted: May 19, 2016, 12:55 pm
Join Dr. Blank Michael Daly and David Donaldson as they discuss Medication assisted recovery has helped so many people. So have 12 Step programs, why can't we all just get along.
Posted: May 6, 2016, 11:16 am
Join Dr. Blank and guest David Donaldson as they discuss Addiction in the News.
Posted: April 28, 2016, 2:20 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guestFran Cullen, JD. as they discuss Impaired Professionals-Myths and Truths.
Posted: April 22, 2016, 12:14 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest David Donaldson as they discus this week's topic.
Posted: April 14, 2016, 12:31 pm
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daley and David Donaldson as they discuss what they do at the Atlanta Healing Center.
Posted: April 7, 2016, 3:07 pm
Join Dr. Susan Blank and David Donaldson as they discuss the deadly epidemic of Heroin and Fentanyl
Posted: April 1, 2016, 11:23 am
Part 4 of 4 part series on Addiction and Disordered Attachments: Parents with the Disease of Addiction and their children.
Posted: March 28, 2016, 11:54 am
Part 3 Addiction and Disordered attachments: Couples
Posted: March 16, 2016, 6:54 pm
Part 2 of our 4 part series on Addiction and Attachments: the relationship issues involving Person with Addiction and their Parents.
Posted: March 10, 2016, 2:53 pm
Join host Dr. Susan Blank, MD and her guest Alyce Wellons, LCSW as they start a 4 part series: Addiction and Attachment Disorders-Part One, the Addict and their Addiction.
Posted: March 4, 2016, 1:19 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest as they discuss prescription and non-prescription drugs and addictions.
Posted: February 25, 2016, 4:51 pm
Join Dr. Blank, Michael Daly and David Donaldson as they discuss Alanon and the family.
Posted: February 18, 2016, 3:42 pm
Join Dr. Blank and David Donaldson the topic of addiction.
Posted: February 6, 2016, 4:25 pm
Join Dr. Blank and David Donaldson as they discuss E-cigarettes and the misinformation about their lack of benefits.
Posted: January 30, 2016, 12:03 pm
Join Dr. Blank and David Donaldson as they discuss the "Facts".
Posted: January 22, 2016, 8:04 pm
How is medical and recreational marijuana working out? Listen as Dr. Blank discusses this and more with her guest Dr. Raduka.
Posted: January 15, 2016, 1:57 pm
Join Dr. Blank and her guest Alyce Wellons as they explain and discuss "Inhale the future, and exhale the past".
Posted: January 11, 2016, 2:43 pm