Dr Max Glatt was one of the pioneers in the treatment and rehabilitation of alcoholics and drug addicts.
Perhaps more than anyone else, Max Glatt was responsible for a change in attitude within the medical establishment – from one that regarded alcoholics as nuisances to one that saw them as patients requiring treatment. Max was universally liked and admired. He understood both alcohol and drug addicts, was never censorious and seldom gave up hope. This enabled patients to open up to him both in group and individual sessions – he used to say that he was addicted to addicts!
He was a true friend to the British Doctors and Dentists Group and helped many doctors and dentists into recovery.