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Dr. Richard G. Soper, MD, JD, MS, FASAM

Addiction Psychiatrist

Dr. Richard Soper is an Addiction Psychiatrist practicing in Nashville, TN. Dr. Soper evaluates, diagnoses, and treats people who suffer from impulse control conditions related to addiction. As an Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr. Soper is a substance abuse expert, and is trained to fully understand the biological science behind addiction, in order to properly treat each patient.
42 years Experience
Dr. Richard G. Soper, MD, JD, MS, FASAM
Specializes in:
  • Drug addiction
  • Alcoholism
  • Substance Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Nashville, TN
  • Georgetown University in Washington DC
  • Accepting new patients

Gender Differences with Substance Use Disorder

Addiction: Gender-specific DifferencesRichard G. Soper, MD, JD, MS, FASAMThere are significant ways in which substance use disorder differs between genders.  Depression is more...

Unpleasant Truths about Opioids

Over the past few years, I've lost track of how many times the opioid epidemic has, in one way or another (Prince, Fentanyl; Tom Petty, Naltexone and Buprenorphine), found its...

Stigma Kills

Why do families have to wait until their husbands, brothers, sons, or fathers die before they can talk about the disease that killed them? This past November, The National Academy...