Dr. Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee, M.D. , ABAM Medical Director, Hazelden Betty Ford Youth Continuum
Dr. Lee is Hazelden Betty Ford’s thought leader on matters related to youth, addiction, families, and mental health. A triple-boarded physician, he completed his Adult Psychiatry residency at Duke University Hospital and his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a fellow of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is an ad hoc member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Substance Abuse Committee.

Dr. Lee’s experience with families from across the country and abroad provide him with an unparalleled perspective on emerging drug trends, co-occurring mental health conditions, and the ever-changing culture of addiction. Given his unique degree of specialization and powerful messaging, Dr. Lee has been featured in numerous media venues and national academic conferences alike. He is the author of Recovering My Kid: Parenting Young Adults in Treatment and Beyond, which provides an honest guide for parental leadership in times of crisis. In 2015, Dr. Lee was chosen for the “40 under 40” list by the Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business Journal for his contributions and leadership.