Robert DuPont, The ASAM, FSPHP, Physician Health Programs and the “New Paradigm.”
“With one arm around the shoulder of religion and the other around the shoulder of medicine, we might change the world.”-Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, AA World Services, Inc (1953).
In 2012 Former White House Drug Czar (1973-1977) Robert Dupont, M.D. delivered the keynote speech at the Drug and Alcohol Testing Association (DATIA) annual conference and described a “new paradigm” for addiction and substance abuse treatment. The former National Institute on Drug Abuse Director proposed expansion of this paradigm to other populations including workplace, healthcare, and schools.
Dupont wants to expand the PHP model to other populations. In an article published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs in 2012…
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