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Medical pros hope addiction treatment just got a needed boost

Medical pros hope addiction treatment just got a needed boost

Published: Apr 11th, 2016

In late March, President Barack Obama appeared at a national summit on heroin and prescription drug addiction and pushed for better treatment options and access to health care to address […]

Addiction medicine physician honored

Published: Apr 3rd, 2016

Scott Alan Teitelbaum, MD has been awarded the Pottash Professorship in the Department of Psychiatry. Established in 1991 by Carter A. Pottash, MD, a distinguished psychiatrist and addiction expert, the […]

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

Published: Apr 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It follows logically: If you are unable to predict how a decision might affect your life, your decisions may be more impulsive. New research from the University […]

Discovery to Recovery newsletter message from the chairman – August 2012

Published: Aug 7th, 2012

August 2012 We are pleased to announce that on July 11, 2012 we opened the doors to the UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center (FRC) new campus. The campus will be home to our […]

Mainstream medicine misses cases of substance abuse, UF experts say

Published: Jul 27th, 2012

If addiction is a disease, why do families refer far more patients to specialists and treatment programs than internists, or emergency room physicians or family doctors do? Those questions and […]

Summit to educate state legislators on mental health issues

Published: Mar 21st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., the medical director of the Florida Recovery Center and a University of Florida associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, will speak about the university’s […]

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment? Know What to Ask.

Published: Feb 20th, 2012

Appropriate time in treatment depends on the type and degree of a person’s problems and needs. Research tells us that most addicted people need at least 3 months in treatment […]

Scott Teitelbaum, M.D.

Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. Combines Wisdom from Recovery with Medical Training

Published: Jan 5th, 2012

Recently, Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., medical director of the Florida Recovery Center, was featured in The Gainesville Sun. The profile spotlighted his recovery from addiction and his expertise in addiction medicine. […]