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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James Hesketh
Ditta M. Oliker
Deborah Shouse
Lesley Dickson, MD, FAPM
Debbie Danowski, Ph.D.

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

From Harvard to Hell and Back

Dr. “Skip” Sviokla, lived life as a successful driven, athletic and brilliant graduate of Harvard Medical School, reveling in wealth and glamour as a “celebrity doctor” until addiction brought his life crashing down. This real-life “Dr. House” had it all (he thought) until addiction took everything...

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


Wouldn’t it be great if there were Twelve Steps for people who weren’t addicts or alcoholics, who just wanted a simple way to live a better life? Well there are. Michael Dinneen LCSW, CACIII, has written The Gift of Fulfillment for anyone committed to living a radically improved life, based on...

Motivational Books


An inspiring collection of healing messages that offer comfort and encouragement, and serenity and hope to anyone who has survived a painful childhood or traumatic event in their lives, including addiction, whether their own or that of a loved one. Touching on issues such as trust, denial, self-...

Young Adult And Children's Books

The Secret of Willow Ridge - Gabes Dad Finds Recovery

Helen H. Moore, Illustrated by John Blackford Foreword by Claudia Black, Ph.D. Meet Gabe, an extremely likeable ten-year-old. Yet Gabe is almost-friendless, unhappy, and skeptical. He's reeling from mistreatment at the hands of his addicted father and the effects the disease of addiction have had...