No Amount of Alcohol Is Good for Your Health

No Amount of Alcohol Is Good for Your Health

By Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM A recent report suggests no amount of alcohol: liquor, wine or beer is safe for a person’s overall health. This global analysis found that alcohol was a contributing factor to 2.8 million deaths in 2016, that’s about one in every ten deaths....
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...
10 Tips for Staying Sober This Fourth of July

10 Tips for Staying Sober This Fourth of July

Attending your first Fourth of July celebration in recovery? Read this first. There’s a lot to look forward to this Fourth of July. A day off from work, fireworks, and a sunny afternoon spent with family and friends are just a few of the things that make this holiday...
Pets Can Help Us Recover from Trauma

Pets Can Help Us Recover from Trauma

Fluffy Can Help with a Healthy Recovery You won’t find “get a pet” on the doctor’s prescription pad, but pets should be close to the top of any doctor’s list of recommendations for healthy coping in recovery. Numerous studies show that animals can reduce tension and...
10 Tips for Staying Healthy in Las Vegas

10 Tips for Staying Healthy in Las Vegas

How to Stay Healthy When You Live in Las Vegas As much as we love living in Las Vegas, sometimes it can be tough being a resident of a city that never sleeps and celebrates living in excess, especially if you’re in recovery from addiction. However, while it can be...

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