Family-Roles in addiction

Family Roles in Addiction

When someone has a substance abuse problem, it not only affects them but the people who are in their life. Addiction can be tough on family members, friends, and co-workers. It can affect work performance, academics, and the ability to maintain relationships. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, “addiction stresses the…

Veterans and Chronic Pain

Veterans and Chronic Pain

Veteran Facts and Tips to Fight Pain According to National Institutes of Health (NIH), severe pain is significantly greater in veterans than civilians, especially among veterans who served in recent conflicts. There are more than 21 million U.S. veterans but many do not seek medical treatment when they fall ill or if pain arises. But…

You Can Accomplish Anything in Sobriety

You Can Accomplish Anything in Sobriety

Central Recovery Press Author, Tom Shanahan Visits Las Vegas Recovery Center By Tom Shanahan I recently revisited both in-patient and out-patient clients at Central Recovery’s beautiful, state of the art Las Vegas Recovery Center campus in Las Vegas, NV. I shared how nervous I was when I was in the same place they are now,…

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record High

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record High

Drug Overdoses up 7 Percent: Why This Is a Nationwide Issue   by Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM According to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, more than 72,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2017, up about 7 percent from 2016. This is alarming information, as state legislatures have passed numerous…