Author Archives: Ravikumar Bhalavat, M.D.

About Ravikumar Bhalavat, M.D.

Dr. Bhalavat is Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, and provides inpatient evaluation and consultation services at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital, Maryland Recovery Partners, and Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Bhalavat’s background includes treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, substance abuse and dementia.

  • Ways To Improve Your Life In Addiction Recovery
    August 27, 2021
    Addiction Recovery

    Ways To Improve Your Life In Addiction Recovery

    Different people define addiction recovery in different ways. No matter what it means on a personal level, it is important to clarify that recovery is about the journey to...
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  • The Dangers of Long-Term Suboxone Use
    August 20, 2021
    Prescription Drugs

    The Dangers of Long-Term Suboxone Use

    As the opioid epidemic was worsened over the years, the need for opioid addiction recovery methods has also increased. According to the 2018 NSDUH Annual National Report, a whopping...
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  • A Closer Look at Personality Disorders and Addiction
    August 5, 2021
    Mental Health

    A Closer Look at Personality Disorders and Addiction

    Those with personality disorders are often painted in books, movies, TV shows, and even news articles as unstable, manipulative, cold/calculating, and even “evil.” While a logical and rational person...
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  • When Trauma and Addiction Are Linked
    June 11, 2021
    Mental Health

    When Trauma and Addiction Are Linked

    Trauma and addiction are ever-growing issues in our country and the link between them is now more prominent than ever. Addiction usually does not just begin on its own...
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  • Why Addiction Is a Family Disease
    June 9, 2021
    Addiction in the Family

    Why Addiction Is a Family Disease

    When a loved one enters recovery, they aren’t with family physically, but they are with family emotionally. Contrary to what they may believe, family members are an active part...
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  • 7 Sources of Inspiration During Your Recovery
    April 6, 2021
    Addiction Recovery

    7 Sources of Inspiration During Your Recovery

    Pursuing recovery from addiction is not like signing up for a college course, where the syllabus and course outline are given to you in advance. In that case, you...
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  • New Program Highlights at Maryland Recovery
    March 31, 2021
    Holistic Healing

    New Program Highlights at Maryland Recovery

    Recovery from addiction takes time and patience. It can take years for someone to become entirely comfortable with who they are without giving in to substance abuse. Keeping this...
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