LVRC Recovery Blog

At Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC), we are passionate about recovery. As a nationally recognized provider of chronic pain treatment and addiction treatment programs, we genuinely care about the increasing number of individuals who are suffering from both addiction and co-occurring chronic pain.


Excessive Drinking and Blacking out

  By Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM In recent headlines, there has been debate revolving around the effects alcohol has on a person’s cognitive ability. There is no doubt that alcohol can be damaging to a person’s overall health but it can also alter brain function and have...

Employee Spotlight: Mary Streets

Meet Mary Streets, LPN Bimonthly, Central Recovery (CR), parent company to Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) and Central Recovery Press (CRP), selects an employee to be featured in the company’s “Employee Spotlight.” Employee Spotlight gives an inside look into our...

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...

Pain Recovery

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...

The Difference between Chronic Pain and Acute Pain

  It is estimated that 1 in every 10 American adults suffer from chronic pain and often times those individuals are taking opiate painkillers. When an individual takes an opiate for a long period of time, it can lead to more problematic pain, a possible dependency on...

Addiction Treatment

Naloxone: How a Good Samaritan Can Save a Life

Naloxone: How a Good Samaritan Can Save a Life

Drug Overdose Reversal By Alvin Elliott, Alumni Association's Recovery Advocate   Naloxone is a safe antidote meant to rapidly reverse an opioid overdose. Overdose is a major public health problem and is now the leading cause of accidental death in the nation. In...

How to Find Yourself in This New Year

Sometimes You Need to Go Walkabout By Jolene Baney WALKABOUT: (Australian aborigine in origin.) A period of wandering, of variable length, undertaken as a sporadic interruption of routine life (for spiritual cleansing). If you saw the movie Australia, you remember the...

LVRC Scholarship Fund and Who It Helps

Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) Alumni Association Scholarship Fund LVRC Alumni Association was founded as a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization in May 2010. The Association provides a supportive environment to connect new LVRC alumni with those who have more...

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