Daniel Angres, M.D.
Medical Director, Positive Sobriety Institute
Dr. Angres is the Founder and Medical Director of the Positive Sobriety Institute and Chief Medical Officer of RiverMend Health. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Angres has been involved in the field of addiction medicine since 1982. He was the founder and medical director of Rush Behavioral Health, established in 1984, a multi-site academic chemical dependency treatment program that was acquired by Resurrection/Presence Behavioral Health in 2007. He is an expert in the evaluation and treatment of professionals, especially those in the healthcare professions. He has particular expertise and research experience in the interface of addiction and personality and the use of meditation and mindfulness in addiction recovery.
He also has lectured extensively in the area of addictions around the USA. He is lead author of two textbooks on chemical dependency, "Healing the Healer" and "Positive Sobriety" and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. He recently completed his first novel, "Miswired."
The Positive Sobriety Institute will continue Dr. Angres' legacy of providing a nationally recognized treatment and assessment program for professionals, providing expert, cutting edge approaches and outstanding outcomes for those in high accountability and safety-sensitive roles.
Voted in Castle Connelly's Top Doctors, U.S. News and World Report and Best Doctors by his peers for ten years running
Fellow, the Chicago Institute of Medicine
My Clinical Expertise:
Assessment and treatment ofImpaired Healthcare and other Professionals
Personality variables in addiction medicine
The use of meditation and mindfulness in addiction recovery
Fitness for duty assessments for high accountability professionals