Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) is excited to share that Governor Brian Sandoval appointed our Chief Medical Officer, Melvin Pohl, MD, DFASAM to serve as a member of Nevada’s Commission on Behavioral Health. Dr. Pohl’s serving term began on March 19, 2018 and will end on June 30, 2021. Dr. Pohl along with 9 other leading professionals will help oversee the Nevada’s public system of integrated care. This includes treatment of both adults and children in the field of mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities, as well as other related conditions. To learn more about the Commission on Behavioral Health or to follow the boards future discussion agendas, you can visit their website.
About Dr. Pohl and Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC)
Dr. Pohl is an internationally renowned physician and expert in the treatment of substance use disorder and chronic pain. He is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Pohl was a major force in developing LVRC’s world-renowned, opioid-free chronic pain treatment program. He is the author of the bestsellers A Day Without Pain, Pain Recovery and Pain Recovery for Families, among others. Since 2003, the experienced and compassionate staff at LVRC has helped thousands of individuals and families discover recovery through innovative and evidence-based addiction and chronic pain treatment programs.