The Proposed Expansion of PHPs. Illegitimate and Irrational Authority and the Urgent need for a critical analysis of the “PHP-Blueprint”

Disrupted Physician

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” –Joseph Goebbels

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1. National Physician Health Program Blueprint Study Publications List

2.  Setting the Standard for Recovery: Physicians’ Health Programs


Physician Health Programs  (PHP) claimed “gold standard” for addiction treatment. “80% success rate” being used to promote “new paradigm” to other populations.

 PHPs are essentially Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)  for doctors.  The vast majority of people know little or nothing about Physician Health Programs (PHPs).

Physician Health Programs (PHPs) are being called  the “gold-standard” for EAPs.    Claims of unparalleled success are being used to promote PHPs to other populations as a “replicable model of recovery.”

Drs. Robert Dupont and Gregory Skipper are promoting PHPs as “A New Paradigm for Long-Term Recovery”  claiming an 80% success rate in doctors.

An article entitled “What Might Have Saved Philip Seymour Hoffman,” claims PHPs “ought to be considered…

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One thought on “The Proposed Expansion of PHPs. Illegitimate and Irrational Authority and the Urgent need for a critical analysis of the “PHP-Blueprint”

  1. A similar article was published in a Pharmacy journal by a Pharmacist who is apart of one of these Health Professional programs out of Chicago. What they fail to mention is the fact that they hold your license hostage like holding a gun to your head. How many of those 80% are returnees for a second engagement! They essentially have a “captive” audience to milk.

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