DALLAS, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterhealth, an addiction disease management company, announced today that Walter Ling, M.D. has joined its Advisory Board and will serve as clinical advisor. Dr. Ling is world-renowned as one of the foremost authorities on substance abuse. His appointment underscores Enterhealth's commitment to providing innovative programs designed to treat addiction as a chronic brain disease.
Dr. Ling will work closely with Enterhealth President Dave Kniffen, Jr. and Chief Medical Strategist Dr. Harold Urschel, III to further develop programming and assist in training the company's team of addiction recovery experts, including addiction psychiatrists, Masters and Ph.D. level therapists and highly qualified nurses. Enterhealth's evidence-based treatment programs include a blend of proven medical and innovative psychotherapeutic techniques to create the right combination of tools for personalized recovery strategies.
Dr. Ling is professor of psychiatry and the founding director of the Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) at UCLA – one of the top substance research groups in the U.S. and worldwide. Additionally, he is the principal investigator for the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network Pacific Region Node. He is board certified in neurology and psychiatry, active in research as well as clinical work and has earned spots on several Best Doctors lists, including "Best Doctors in America."
"Dr. Ling's novel approaches to his work emulate the science, art and philosophy of what we do," said Dave Kniffen, Jr. "We are fortunate to have the opportunity to learn from his unsurmountable experience and knowledge. His involvement in Enterhealth will further galvanize our best practices so we can continue to remain at the forefront of cutting-edge approaches to addiction treatment."
"Enterhealth is the top addiction treatment company because of the comprehensiveness of the program, its practices, scientific approach, dual diagnosis specialization and the skill level of physicians and therapists," said Dr. Ling. "I look forward to working with this innovative team and together, making a positive impact on even more lives through our programs."
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Enterhealth was founded by a team of distinguished addiction recovery experts and professionals who hold a vision to provide world-class addiction treatment to those who suffer from the chronic brain disease of addiction. For more information, visit www.enterhealth.com.
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