Inpatient Treatment for Airline & Aviation Professionals
Pilots and others working in the aviation industry (for example, airline controllers, flight attendants, and mechanics) are responsible for keeping airways safe and secure and hold the safety of air passengers in their hands. In taking on that responsibility, they also take on challenges unique to their industry, like demanding work schedules, long work hours, needing to be on call, and extended periods away from home, family, and friends. Those challenges can make them particularly susceptible to addiction, otherwise known as a substance use disorder.
Caron Treatment Centers has designed its Airline & Aviation Professionals Program to meet the complex and critical needs of aviation professionals and their companies. Caron clinical experts who oversee the program are HIMS trained. Our staff has the specialized knowledge and ability to work not only with the affected individuals and their families but also with their employers.
Led by Joseph R. Tordella, D.O., a specialist in treating pilots and other aviation professionals and backed by a clinical team who is HIMS trained, the program offers both comprehensive evidence-based treatment as well as the capability to meet all aviation-specific requirements and regulations, such as reporting protocols, obtaining HIPAA compliance releases, and using company