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Joseph Lee, M.D. ABAM
Medical Director, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Youth Continuum
As the medical director for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s youth services, Dr. Lee is Hazelden’s thought leader on matters related to youth, addiction, families, and mental health. A triple-boarded physician, he completed his Adult Psychiatry residency at Duke University Hospital and his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Substance Abuse Committee.
Dr. Lee’s experience with families from across the country and abroad provide him with an unparalleled perspective on emerging drug trends, co-occurring mental health conditions, and the ever-changing culture of addiction. Given his unique degree of specialization and powerful messaging, Dr. Lee has been featured in numerous media venues and national academic conferences alike. He is the author of Recovering My Kid: Parenting Young Adults in Treatment and Beyond, which provides an honest guide for parental leadership in times of crisis.
Dr. Lee also contributes regularly to a blog for Psychology Today.
Q & A with Hazelden's Joseph Lee, MD | Addiction: What's a family to do? (originally appeared in Health and Wellness magazine of Naples, June 2013)
Dr. Lee discusses youth
addiction on CNN.
Dr. Lee discusses prevention
tips with Dr. Oz.
Upcoming events, presentation and webinars
In the News
HealthDay - Study: Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot, 1/16
Mom Enough show: How to Talk to Your Child about Drugs and Alcohol 11/15
Fox News: Dr. Lee explains how people become addicted to heroin 10/14
KSTP: Heroin Is A Public Health Crisis 2/14
USA Today: Overdoses attributed to club drug 'Molly' increase 9/13
KSTP: Dangers of Youth Drinking, 9/19