Dr. Earley has been an Addiction Medicine Physician for over 30 years. He treats all types of addictive disorders and specializes in the assessment, treatment and management of health care professionals. As a therapist, he works with patients already in recovery, providing long term therapy for those who suffer from this disease.
He is the author of two books and numerous articles on addiction and its treatment. He is a contributing author to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Textbook: Principles of Addiction Medicine and the ASAM Criteria. His most recent book, RecoveryMind Training is an innovative and comprehensive process designed to reengineer addiction treatment. His work was featured in the documentary series on addiction entitled Close to Home by Bill Moyers.
Dr. Earley is the Medical Director of the Georgia Professionals Health Program, Inc., the Physicians Health Program (PHP) for the state of Georgia and the President-elect of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP). He is the current president-elect of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Dr. Earley is the recipient of the ASAM Annual Award in 2015. ASAM states the award is presented “For expanding the frontiers of the field of Addiction Medicine and broadening our understanding of the addictive process, through research and innovation.”