Dr. David Ohlms

David OhlmsDavid L. Ohlms, M.D. has been a practicing physician in the field of alcoholism and addiction for 30 years. He is one of the world's most popular and respected authorities in the field of addiction disease. Dr. Ohlms is perhaps best known for popularizing the medical concept in which alcoholism and other such addictions are defined as primary diseases. His videos are seen everyday by thousands of patients in substance abuse treatment programs, in this country and abroad. His straightforward, non-technical style has made his presentations a central part of alcohol and drug training programs for business, industry, and schools.

Dr. Ohlms is on staff at Deaconess Hospital, St. Mary's Health Center, St. Joseph's Health Center, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, and Depaul Hospital (all in St. Louis, Missouri). He has also served as Chairman of the Missouri Mental Health Commission. In addition, Dr. Ohlms is President of Mid-County Physicians, a medical group which specializes in addiction treatment, and he is the founder of Ohlms Institute, a consulting and training firm in St. Louis. Dr. Ohlms is the current Medical Director for CenterPointe Hospital CD Program in St. Charles County, Missouri.

His popular videos provide scientific information on a wide variety of drugs. Below is a listing of his many films available through FMS.

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  1. Straight Talk:  Heroin & Opiates
    Straight Talk: Heroin & Opiates
    Special Price $259.00 Regular Price $349.00
    Two award winning presenters have joined forces in Straight Talk, Heroin and Opiates. David Ohlms, M.D. and Delbert Boone, both icons in the field of addiction and recovery offer a comprehensive look at the growing problem of heroin and opiate addiction. Learn More
  2. Disease of Alcoholism: Update
    Disease of Alcoholism: Update
    Special Price $224.00 Regular Price $299.00
    The latest update to the classic video (Disease Concept of Alcoholism) that Dr. Ohlms released in 1981 and revised in 1991(Disease of Alcoholism: Revised). Learn More
  3. Prescription Drug Addiction
    Prescription Drug Addiction
    Special Price $224.00 Regular Price $299.00
    Dr. David Ohlms outlines the behavioral signs and symptoms of prescription drug abuse and addiction, including tolerance, withdrawal, and rebound. Learn More
  4. Marijuana in the New Millennium
    Marijuana in the New Millennium
    Special Price $259.00 Regular Price $349.00
    Dr. Ohlms addresses why marijuana continues to be popular among both teens and adults. Learn More
  5. Meth Effect
    Meth Effect
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $249.00
    Dr. David Ohlms answers often asked questions about the dangers of methamphetamine. Learn More
  6. Alcohol Abuse: Signs & Symptoms
    Alcohol Abuse: Signs & Symptoms
    Special Price $99.00 Regular Price $199.00
    This program will help companies in the transportation industry comply with DOT guidelines on alcohol. Learn More
  7. Relapse
    Relapse
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $249.00
    Ohlms details the signs of relapse: overconfidence, resentments, and cross-drug dependency. Learn More
  8. Addiction Disease
    Addiction Disease
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $199.00
    Dr. Ohlms examines the mounting evidence that all chemical addiction arises from the neuro-chemical processes. Learn More
  9. Inhalant Abuse
    Inhalant Abuse
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $249.00

    Hosted by Dr. David Ohlms. A look at what inhalants are, how they work, and their effects on the brain, other body systems and organs such as the liver and kidneys.

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  10. Steer Clear DWI
    Steer Clear DWI
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $249.00
    Dr.Ohlms explains how and why even small amounts of alcohol can impair driving skills significantly. He also addresses the effects of stimulant drugs on a driver's judgement. Learn More
  11. Crack Attack Hosted by Dr. David Ohlms
    Crack Attack Hosted by Dr. David Ohlms
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $199.00
    Dr. Ohlms details the powerful addictive effects of crack cocaine. Learn More
  12. Detox: The First Days in Recovery
    Detox: The First Days in Recovery
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $199.00

    Hosted by David L. Ohlms, M.D.
    Intended for STAFF viewers

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  13. Prescription Trap Update
    Prescription Trap Update
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $199.00
    Dr. Ohlms explains the hidden danger to recovering chemical dependents who use prescription and non-prescription drugs. Learn More
  14. Heroin & Other Opiates
    Heroin & Other Opiates
    Special Price $149.00 Regular Price $249.00
    Dr. Ohlms discusses heroin, opiate derivatives, synthetic painkilling compounds like Darvon and other prescription and non-prescription opiates. Learn More
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