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Jamie Smolen

Recovery means rescue from addiction

Published: Oct 4th, 2015

Are you ready to get sober? The first week in October is designated as Mental Health Awareness Week. It’s a good time to reflect on these questions and see if […]

Dr. Melinda Hansen and Dr. Daniel Tucker at the GFNF Summit

Drs. Tucker and Hansen present at 2015 Treasure Coast GFNF Child Summit

Published: Oct 2nd, 2015

  On September 16, 2015 Treasure Coast Guardians for New Futures (GFNF) held their Child Summit at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, FL. The summit is open to […]


Driving while drugged now just as deadly as drunk driving

Published: Oct 1st, 2015

“Alcohol is the deadliest drug we have by practically any metric…and alcohol in combination with [marijuana] is particularly malignant,” said Dr. Gary Reisfield, professor of psychiatry at the University of […]


Addiction is Powerful. So is Hope.

Published: Sep 30th, 2015

Together, we can put recovery within reach. When patients arrive at UF Health’s Florida Recovery Center, Tim Christensen assures them that there is life after addiction. He’s living proof.


11th Annual FRC Alumni Reunion

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

On Saturday, September 19th the UF Health Florida Recovery Center (FRC) held their 11th Annual FRC reunion at the Paramount Plaza Hotel in Gainesville, Florida. The FRC annual reunion provides […]


UF receives NIH grant for substance use and adolescent brain development study

Published: Sep 28th, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a multi-year Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study, committing approximately $25 million per year across a national consortium. The University of Michigan and University […]


Congratulations Resident of the month: Maanasi Chandarana, DO

Published: Sep 27th, 2015


Raising Hope At Work – 1st Place tie Psychiatry and OBGYN

Published: Sep 23rd, 2015

Raising Hope at Work Team Champion Standings. Way to go Department of Psychiatry! 1st Place Tie –Obstetrics & Gynecology 1st Place Tie –Psychiatry 2nd Place Tie – Community Health & […]


FRC Director and Addiction Medicine Fellows to attend HealthStreet Event

Published: Sep 22nd, 2015

Director of the UF Health Florida Recovery Center, Dr. Scott Teitelbaum and Addiction Medicine Fellows will be on hand to answer questions at HealthStreet’s Our Community, Our Health event on September 24 […]

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The Inauguration of the UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Program

Published: Sep 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, September 23rd 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Auditorium,   (basement level –east doors) Malcom Randall VA Medical Center 1601 Archer Road, Gainesville       Presentation of the Charter […]