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Depression documentary screening at Hippodrome part of Mental Illness Awareness Week

Published: October 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: October 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: October 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: October 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: October 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: October 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: September 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.

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11th Annual FRC Alumni Reunion

Published: September 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 […]

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

Published: September 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 […]

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Congratulations Resident of the month: Maanasi Chandarana, DO

Published: September 27th, 2015