The Cure is Worse Than the Pain – By Suzanne Riss – Together – A Voice For Health & Recovery

The abuse of prescription pain medicine is epidemic, especially among adolescents. Dr. Mel Pohl, medical director of the Las Vegas Recovery Center, and one of the nation’s leaders in studying prescription abuse, has successfully treated patients and his own chronic pain without dangerous mediciness. We need to rethink how we approach pain, he says.