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National Recovery Month – Two part series

Published: September 24th, 2017

The Independent Florida Alligator ran a two part series on substance abuse, addiction and recovery for National Recovery Month. Part one: opioids ‘I look forward’: Residents battle with substances, recovery […]

FRC Group Photo

Published: September 24th, 2017

At its alumni weekend, the Florida Recovery Center celebrates whose who have recovered from addition. Dr. Reeve Abraben, a dentist at the Lake City Family Dental Center, is not ashamed […]

Thomas Edwards

Beating addiction: A personal story

Published: September 23rd, 2017

You hear a lot about the consequences and aftermath of drug and alcohol addiction, but not always about the recovery process. This weekend marks the 13th Annual FRC Alumni Reunion.

Marcelo Febo PhD

Dr. Febo awarded R03 Grant

Published: September 21st, 2017

Marcelo Febo, PhD has been awarded a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) R03 grant entitled, “Preclinical imaging of adolescent cannabidiol on brain structure and functional connectivity”. Dr. Febo was […]

National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month

Published: September 18th, 2017

National Recovery Month, is an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Click to learn more.

Jacqueline Hobbs, MD, PhD

Dr. Hobbs earns Health Care Risk Manager License

Published: September 18th, 2017

Jacqueline Hobbs, MD, PhD, DFAPA is now a licensed State of Florida, Health Care Risk Manager. Licensees are require to take a 120 hour course, designed for healthcare professionals (physicians, […]

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Register NOW – Limited space to train for Parent-Child Interaction Therapist

Published: September 18th, 2017

For more information or to register, please visit our PCIT page Please direct questions to Monica Brook at  

Mark Lewis, PhD

Dr. Lewis named COM University Term Professor

Published: September 13th, 2017

Department of Psychiatry Professor, Mark Lewis, PhD has been named a College of Medicine 2017-18 University Term Professor. The University Term Professorship Program provides recognition to outstanding academic achievement. Professorships […]

Dr. Shapiro accepts AAP Award

Dr. Shapiro AAP award winner

Published: September 12th, 2017

Michael Shapiro, MD is the recipient of the 2017 Association of Academic Psychiatrists (AAP) Early Career Development Award. The Early Career Development Award was created to facilitate career development and […]

College Students on Steps of building

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: September 7th, 2017

Binge drinking among college students. As we embark on the school year students have left the safety of home and stepping onto campuses feeling more independent than they have ever felt before. However, they may lack the life experience necessary to prepare them for the temptation of college partying.