I am medical doctor who specializes on addictions and mood disorders. I have an M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the University of California at Berkeley.

Dr. Steven M. Melemis

I have been interviewed for television, radio, and print, and have lectured widely to the public and health professionals. I am a consultant to employee assistance programs, counsellors, corporations, and professional organizations.

I have served as Medical Inspector for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, as Clinical Advisor to the Physician Health Program of the Ontario Medical Association, and as Vice-Chair of Addiction Medicine for the Ontario Medical Association.

I developed the province-wide guidelines used by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in the assessment of substance abuse cases. I developed the detox protocols used by a number of hospitals and detox facilities.


I am author of the book “I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression, and Addiction”

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Please visit www.IWantToChangeMyLife.org