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Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. Discusses Prescription Drug Abuse

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 chief of the addiction medicine division. In this brief news segment called “Medical Spotlight,” Teitelbaum discusses prescription drug abuse. …

Gary Reisfield, M.D. Featured in Neurology Now Publication

In a recent Neurology Now article entitled “Buzz Kill” by Amy Paturel, M.S., M.P.H., University of Florida addiction medicine physician Gary Reisfield, M.D. was quoted in relation to alcohol use and its affects on the adolescent brain. Unlike adult drinkers, who might start slurring their words, losing their balance,…

Recovery Looks Like Me – Scott Teitelbaum, M.D.

What does recovery look like?   It looks like me.   I was a practicing pediatrician. I had a very promising career. I had a wonderful wife and three beautiful children. Everything looked perfect on the outside. But, I struggled with drug and alcohol addiction. I lost my practice,…

Adolescent Psychiatry & Addiction

Your child doesn’t have to suffer any longer. Recently, accidents, suicide and other problems related to drug use and abuse have become one of the nation’s highest unmet health problems. The University of Florida physicians and medical staff at Shands Vista and the Florida Recovery Center can offer a…

What to Bring – PHP

Patients in the Partial Hospitalization Program at Florida Recovery Center will be attending therapy sessions and activities every day of the week. Activities will take place at Florida Recovery Center and at Shands Vista. Patients will stay at specially leased, furnished apartments near by. Patients should bring things that they…

PHP Goals

PHASE 1 Patients begin working on basic recovery skills during this phase. Rules are more restrictive, with the focus on changing behaviors and strict accountability. Relapse prevention emphasizes recognizing high risk situations and developing basic coping skills. Upon completion of PHASE 1, patients are able to demonstrate achievement and/or significant…

12 Steps

Call today for help! Recovery is possible. 855.265.4FRC(4372) The Twelve Steps The steps listed below are the foundation of our treatment program. You will find them simple to read, but far more difficult to understand and accept. You will have help with this and, as you accept, you will experience personal…