Treatment Professionals Catalog
Las Vegas Recovery Center


CENTRAL RECOVERY PRESS (CRP) is a full-service publishing and intellectual property clearinghouse specializing in chronic pain and recovery, addiction and recovery reference and other behavioral healthcare books. Our publications are written specifically for recovering individuals and their families; chronic pain, addiction and other behavioral health professionals; treatment facilities; and the general public.


CRP titles are distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution in North America and by Deep Books in the UK, EU, Ireland and Scandinavia and Footprint Books in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua-New Guinea.

  • Out of the Woods (978-1-937612-47-4) by Diane Cameron
  • Introducing Making Peace With Your Plate
  • Joe Putignano explains why he wrote ACROBADDICT
  • Dan Mager on his new book SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
  • Nancy Schenck and Dan Mager discuss SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
  • Kyczy Hawk reads YOGA AND THE TWELVE STEP PATH
  • Kyczy Hawk, author of YOGA AND THE TWELVE STEP PATH
  • A Q&A with Dr. Gary Solomon, author of Why Is Brian So Fat?
  • Dr. Gary Solomon discusses Why Is Brian So Fat? with CRP Executive Editor, Nancy Schenck
  • Dr. Ditta Oliker talks about her new book The Light Side of the Moon
  • Dr. Gary Solomon reads from his book, Why is Brian So Fat?
  • Mark Edick on the radio
  • Mark Edick on the radio 2
  • Mark Edick on the radio 3
  • Mark Edick in discussion with ABC News Rebecca Trylch
  • Mark Edick in discussion with ABC News Ilse Lujan-Hayes
  • A Spiritual Path to a Healthy Relationship authors Steve & Angie McCord
  • A Spiritual Path to A Healthy Relationship authors Steve & Angie McCord

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Nancy A Schenck
John T. Farrell
Lesley Dickson, MD, FAPM
Tim Elhajj
Sylvester “Skip” Sviokla III, MD

Chronic Pain Treatment Books


An intriguing story that addresses the twin challenges of addiction and chronic pain, and presents a model for successful recovery from both of these serious life-altering conditions. The author grounds his story in psychological theory along with the principles of twelve-step philosophy and...

Addiction Stories and Memoirs

One woman’s struggle with her husband’s addiction and her path of recovery as a result of the tragic outcome.

The dynamics of codependency are brilliantly illuminated in this heartbreaking story of a marriage destroyed by the husband’s addiction to alcohol. Author and widow, Dr. Frances Simone, describes the progression of the disease through all its stages, her husband’s attempt at treatment and...

Addiction & Recovery Reference


Even though he was a physician, Dr. Jason Powers knew little about addiction until he became a patient in rehab himself. While he had many ideas about addiction, few were accurate. His initial judgment was that he ended up in addiction treatment because he was broken; a moral failure. In rehab, he...

Behavioral Health Books

Book Cover for Love in the Land of Dementia - Finding Hope in the Caregiver's Journey

The hard lessons the author learned while taking care of her parents as her mother died slowly from Alzheimer’s and her father died unexpectedly during the process are presented compassionately and lyrically. The book contains a great spiritual message as well as practical support for caregivers...

Motivational Books


A reflective narrative describing topics about building and practicing character assets. Uses quotes from various sources to describe how the principles embodied in the Twelve Steps can enrich an individual's life. Dr. Crosson offers a fresh perspective on topics such as commitment, devotion,...

Young Adult And Children's Books

The narrator used to be sad and scared of her father, but all that changed now that daddy goes to meetings.

When parents are addicts, children suffer. Secrets, silence, and shame conspire to keep little ones in confusion and fear. Recovery changes that. With a suprisingly light touch for such a tough subject, this cheerful book for ages 4-8 by recovery author and well known children’s poet Helen H. Moore...