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Hannah Turns Substance Abuse Recovery Into Purpose

“Stories like Hannah’s demonstrate that it’s possible to overcome mental health challenges and lead fulfilling lives, which can offer hope to those who may be struggling and show them that they’re not alone.” Read Hannah’s story.

Third Annual 5K Run 4 Recovery

The Third Annual, Run 4 Recovery is Sunday, September 24th, 2022 at Depot Park, 874 SE 4th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601. Kickoff for the event begins at 8:15 a.m. on the day of the event. Registration is free and includes a T-shirt for participants.

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 to say he is a recovering alcoholic and addict.

Addiction medicine new recognized subspecialty

WCJB-TV20 – Dr. Teitelbaum with UF Health’s Florida Recovery Center hopes that a new recognition will start to change addiction’s bad name. On March 14, the American Board of Medical Specialties recognized addiction medicine as a new multispeciality subspecialty. Meaning doctors certified by the ABMS can now become certified in addiction…

Big Changes in Addiction Medicine

GTN NEWS – Big changes are happening in the medical field. Last week, the american board of medical specialties announced physicians can now become certified in addiction medicine. Dr. Scott Teitelbaum, the Medical Director at UF’s Health Recovery Center says, “There’s always been a great debate in society with addiction.

Addiction medicine leader honored

UF HEALTH NEWS & NOTES – Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director and UF College of Medicine psychiatry professor, has been awarded the Pottash professorship in psychiatry in the College of Medicine.

Drug Abuse on the Rise

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 the continuing drug epidemic in the US.

11th Annual FRC Alumni Reunion

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 an opportunity for alumni of the program to return to Gainesville to celebrate their recovery and reconnect with alumni…