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Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Nov 24th, 2014

Holiday gratitude in recovery Gratitude has been a time-honored tradition for us human beings. Since people first realized the importance and value of the life-sustaining elements, there has been an […]

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Oct 8th, 2014

Addiction in the brain Addiction exists in the human brain. Specialized neurological pathways in the brain, called circuits, are designed for the experience of pleasure. These circuits tie together parts […]

Healing Hands

Recovery Corner with Jamie Smolen, MD

Published: Sep 16th, 2014

Unfortunately, we hear tragic stories of celebrities dying from suicide or drug overdose too often. Some of us have even experienced the suicides of a friend or a loved one. […]

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 […]

What to know about becoming addicted to pain medications

Published: Jul 27th, 2012

Many people taking medication to control chronic pain are afraid they’ll become addicted to those drugs. Some people do become addicted, and the results can be devastating. But there are […]

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 […]

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., Florida Recovery Center medical director

Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. Discusses Prescription Drug Abuse-Video

Published: Jan 6th, 2012

Bill Greene, M.D.

UF Addiction Medicine Physician Bill Greene, M.D. Discusses Addiction

Published: Jan 6th, 2012

Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. Discusses Prescription Drug Abuse

Published: Jan 6th, 2012

University of Florida addiction medicine physician Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. is the medical director of the Florida Recovery Center. He is also a vice-chair with the UF Department of Psychiatry and the […]