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Physician Recognition Award Nominee Christopher Ong, MD

Published: Nov 6th, 2015

Dr. Christopher Ong, PGY-3, has been nominated for a Physician Recognition Award. Chris will be honored at an award recognition luncheon later this month. Please join us in congratulating Chris […]

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College of Medicine Service Pin Award Ceremony

Published: Oct 28th, 2015

On Wednesday, October 28 the University of Florida College of Medicine gathered to recognize those TEAMS and USPS Employees with 20+ years of service with a Service Pin Award Ceremony […]

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Drug Abuse on the Rise

Published: Oct 15th, 2015

According to the CDC, overprescribing is directly related to addiction and the increase in deaths by overdosing. Dr. Scott Teitelbaum, UF Health Chief of Addiction Medicine talks to TV 20 about […]

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Depression documentary screening at Hippodrome part of Mental Illness Awareness Week

Published: Oct 9th, 2015

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, which runs from October 4th – 10th, the UF Department of Psychiatry partnered with UF Health to host a movie night at the […]

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Sleep Disorders: A Review of Changes in DSM-5 Sleep-Wake Disorders

Published: Oct 7th, 2015

Psychiatric Times | By Khurshid A. Khurshid, MD | Special Reports – Healthy sleep is required for restoring functioning and vitality, promoting memory consolidation, and maintaining immune function. However, many […]

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1 in 4 People Live with a Mental Illness…

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

Mental Health Coalition of North Central Florida and volunteers painted the 34th street wall for Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 4th – 10th I am stigma free! Take the Stigma […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.