Addiction Treatment

Medical Reviewer - Dr. Baran Erdik, MD

Call 800-926-9037 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor. Who Answers?

Dr. Baran Erdik is a medical doctor with further specialization in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. He has worked as a physician around the world and is fluent in German as well as English.

After earning his Master’s in Healthcare Administration and Policy from Washington State University, graduating summa cum laude, Dr.Erdik decided to make a turn in his career. He found his passion for consulting hospitals on a wide range of issues daily, from acquisitions/mergers to compliance with policies.

Dr.Erdik also has an extensive list of academic research and publications including a textbook chapter. He has been interested in addiction throughout his career and studies; in his words: he has always been fascinated by how a tiny molecule can hold the entire nervous system and the neurons hostage. He has written questions on addiction medicine for physicians preparing for the boards and has tutored future addiction medicine specialists extensively. He has also worked as a peer reviewer and editor for numerous papers, mainly on addiction medicine.

How Our Helpline Works

For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, the Addictions.com helpline is a private and convenient solution.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by American Addiction Centers (AAC).

We are standing by 24/7 to discuss your treatment options. Our representatives work solely for AAC and will discuss whether an AAC facility may be an option for you. Our helpline is offered at no cost to you and with no obligation to enter into treatment. Neither Addictions.com nor AAC receives any commission or other fee that is dependent upon which treatment provider a visitor may ultimately choose.

For more information on AAC’s commitment to ethical marketing and treatment practices, or to learn more about how to select a treatment provider, visit our About AAC page. If you wish to explore additional treatment options or connect with a specific rehab center, you can browse top-rated listings or visit SAMHSA.