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Final Week to Make a Pledge -Be the Gator Good and Give

Oct. 8 – 23rd – The University of Florida Campaign for Charities (UFCC) is the official University annual employee giving campaign. All UF, UF Foundation and UF Athletic Association employees […]

Sara Jo Nixon, PhD and Linda Cottler, PhD

Recruitment begins for landmark study of adolescent brain development

The University of Florida and 18 partnering institutions today will launch the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States. Researchers are targeting specific elementary schools within specific geographic regions to ensure a nationally representative sample, said Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., co-principal investigator at the UF Health site with Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., founding chair of UF’s department of epidemiology.

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2016

When terrible things happen in our communities, we can reach out a helping hand to those who are affected. Learning the basic principles of psychological first aid will help you […]

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MIAW Movie Night at the Hippodrome

The Department of Psychiatry and UF Health held it’s second annual movie night during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) at the Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville on October 5th. As part […]

Scott Teitelbaum, MD

Heroin overdoses, arrests spike in Alachua County

“I’ve seen in the field more death in the last one to two years than in my whole career,” said Dr. Scott Teitelbaum

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Police on lookout for drug 10,000 times more potent than Morphine

The DEA is warning people about one of the most lethal drugs now on the street. "Carfentanil is what they're calling the elephant tranquilizer. In humans, we use Fentanil. It's a more potent Opiod," says Dr. Teitelbaum, Director of the Florida Recovery Center.

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UF neuroscience study sheds light on effect of methamphetamine on the brain

UF neuroscience study sheds light on effect of methamphetamine on the brain

University of Florida Health neuroscience researchers have published findings revealing new insights into the abnormal firing of neurons in the brain associated with dopamine release after intake of...

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older  Adults: The “ACT Study”

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults: The “ACT Study”

Have you sometimes forgotten a phone number, walked to another room to complete an errand but forgotten what it was while walking, or failed to notice a car approaching until it was right next to you?...

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