Excessive Drinking and Blacking out

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...
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...
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...

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