addiction treatment

John E. Milner, MD, FASAM, FABAM

Medical Director

Pemarro Recovery Center


John Milner, MD was an original member of the first group of physicians who dedicated themselves to humane, competent treatment for people with substance use disorder and later went on to form the American Society of Addiction Medicine. For many years, Dr. Milner was the Clinical Director of Rancho L’Abri - an inpatient treatment program in Dulzura, California. The following clips are taken from his interview with “Memo to Self” writer/director Kevin McCauley at her home in Bonita, California on September 5, 2015.

PLAY VIDEO:  Modifying drinking behavior


PLAY VIDEO:  The emotional sensitivity of opioid addicts


PLAY VIDEO:  Cost of treatment for addiction


PLAY VIDEO:  The needs of families