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Celebrating the New FRC Campus With Groundbreaking

UF Health broke ground at the future location of the new Florida Recovery Center campus, or FRC, in northwest Gainesville. The celebration marked the development of an expanded, upgraded facility that can care for more patients struggling with addiction.

Listen: FRC’s Scott Teitelbaum Shares His Story of Recovery

FRC medical director Scott Teitelbaum made an appearance on The Treat Addiction Save Lives podcast. He shared his own journey with addiction and recovery. He also discussed a program he developed that has trained more addiction medicine fellows than any other program nationwide.

The Florida Recovery Center Had Plenty to Share on Social Media This Week!

May was an exciting month for the UF Health Florida Recovery Center, which celebrated the groundbreaking of its new campus in Gainesville on May 20. With it also being Mental Health Awareness Month, it's also a great time to shed light on the importance of mental health and wellness in our lives.

UF Health Celebrates New FRC Campus With Groundbreaking Ceremony

UF Health broke ground at the future location of the new FRC campus in northwest Gainesville. The celebration — which coincides with Mental Health Awareness Month — marked the development of an expanded, upgraded facility that can care for more patients struggling with addiction.

Run 4 Recovery 5K

Join the UF Health Florida Recovery Center for the 5th Annual Run 4 Recovery 5K as we aim to increase awareness of substance use disorders and celebrate those in recovery.

What Patients Are Saying About Our Clinical Groups

Patients at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center have the opportunity to participate in the following group series when clinically appropriate. See what patients have said about their participation in these groups.

Tamara Deutsch, MA

Favorite thing about working at FRC: Seeing patients’ growth and their insight develop over the time they are in treatment, seeing their relationships rebuild and the support within the FRC community. Clinical areas of interest: Seeking safety, CBT, DBT, LGBTQ+ population Favorite quote: “The best time to plant a tree was…

Karen Zak, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CARN-NP

Karen is the advanced practice registered nurse at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center in Gainesville. She obtained her Bachelor of Nursing at Santa Fe College and began her nursing career at UF Health Shands Hospital working in the cardiac intensive care unit and the operating room. She obtained her Master…