The Prescription Drug Epidemic – The Counselor’s Role | by Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM of Las Vegas Recovery Center

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), enough prescription painkillers were prescribed in 2010 to medicate every American adult around-the-clock for a month. Although most of these pills were prescribed for a medical purpose, many ended up in the hands of people who misused or abused them. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the…

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Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM explains to public attorneys the ‘rat-brain’ urges behind addiction

By Nick Coltrain ncoltrain@nevadaappeal.com 3 Nevada Appeal As drugs continue to fuel crime in Carson City, the two justice court judges coordinated with Partnership Carson City to bring in an addiction specialist to explain to other court workers the differences between an addict’s brain and non-addicts’. Dr. Mel Pohl, a Las Vegas-based Fellow of the…

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It’s official! Las Vegas Recover Center will be participatng in the International Treatment Center Cooperative Conference 5 16-5 18. Will you be there

Southworth Associates hosts along with other esteemed treatment professionals, several conferences throughout the year as a means to bring together various portions of our industry so we can all network together. By making those necessary connections and further educating ourselves we can all best serve our client population. to find out more information click here

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Las Vegas Recovery Center will host a book signing with Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM and Claudia Black, PhD Tuesday, April 24 at the Freedom & Recovery Conference

Military personnel, law enforcement officers and first responders can be exposed to more stress and trauma in one day than most people will experience in a lifetime. Continuous exposure to acute stress makes them especially vulnerable to developing trauma-related mental illness, addiction and substance use disorders, often leaving them with memories and experiences that are…

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Las Vegas Recovery Center’s Dr. Claudia Black and Dr. Mel Pohl will be presenting on chronic pain and trauma at the Freedom & Recovery Conference. We hope to see you there

Military personnel, law enforcement officers and first responders can be exposed to more stress and trauma in one day than most people will experience in a lifetime. Continuous exposure to acute stress makes them especially vulnerable to developing trauma-related mental illness, addiction and substance use disorders, often leaving them with memories and experiences that are…

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