Helping a friend or family member who is addicted to a substance or a behavior can be an incredibly frustrating experience. In this course, Dr. Mel Pohl, Chief Medical Officer at the Las Vegas Recovery Center, shares effective strategies that will help you deal with this difficult situation. Learn how have productive conversations and set boundaries to protect yourself from emotional abuse. Discover how your good intentions may actually be enabling your addict and learn how to manage your painful situation in a more healthy manner.
Meet Your Host
Dr. Mel Pohl is a family practitioner and Chief Medical Officer of the Las Vegas Recovery Center, where he developed the Chronic Pain Recovery Program. Dr. Mel is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is the Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is the author of The Pain Antidote - Stop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid Addiction to Painkillers, and Reclaim Your Life.