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First Choice Addiction Center


Charles R. King, PhD., LAC
Addictive Behavior Specialist


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Dr. Charles R. King work history consists of twenty years of service in the addictive behavior treatment field. Dr. King is certified through the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium for Substance Abuse (IC&RC) and is currently licensed by the Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA) in Addiction. He currently serves as an assistant professor of psychology and addiction studies at Northwestern University in Natchitoches, LA.  Dr. King is also the founder of First Choice Addiction Center where he specializes in the treatment of prenatal and postnatal substance users. Prenatal substance use is a critical public health concern that is linked with several harmful maternal and fetal consequences. Prenatal substance abuse can cause significant developmental and cognitive delays especially if untreated and undiscovered.  Dr. King identifies the wide spectrum of physical and developmental challenges for infants along with the importance of coordinated services and early intervention for pregnant women with substance use disorder to enhance optimal bonding, health, and well-being. For speaking engagements and training please email us at


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