We’ve been helping people overcome addiction for nearly 20 years.

These days, fewer and fewer recovery centers can claim decades of experience helping people overcome addiction. We’ve been doing it successfully for nearly 20 years. Call 855.265.4FRC (4372).

Our team includes doctors who specialize in addiction medicine.

Scott Teitelbaum, MD, is the medical director at UF Health Florida Recovery Center. He leads a team of highly specialized addition medicine physicians. (855) 265.4FRC (4372)  

Nationally known for providing medical evaluations.

We can offer a unique and specialized examination performed by a medical physician with experience in the field of independent medical evaluations. Call 352.265.5549.

The path to recovery begins here.

UF Health Florida Recovery Center’s main campus is nestled among the moss-draped oak trees of beautiful north central Florida. 1.855.265.4FRC (4372)


Our comfortable accommodations are centered on healing.

The UF Health Florida Recovery Center campus features a sparkling pool, sport court, barbecue area, fellowship hall, doctors’ and therapists’ offices and living suites. 1.855.265.4FRC (4372).

We offer specialized recovery tracks.

Our experts offer individualized treatment plans for each person in our care. Plans may include participation in recovery tracks for people with common issues, interests and goals. 1.855.265.4FRC (4372)

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Shining Stars at FRC

Dr. Merlo Greene new research director for the Pottash Research Initiative

May 19th, 2017

We are pleased to announce Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene’s important new leadership position at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center. As Research Director for the Pottash Florida Recovery Center Research […]

May Spotlight

May Spotlight

May 19th, 2017

In May, several staff members were highlighted at the staff appreciation potluck luncheon during National Hospital Week/National Nurses Week. Ed Vandegrift, a maintenance mechanic and repeat gold star winner, was […]

April Spotlight

April Spotlight

May 2nd, 2017

Victoria Brit and Brandon Britton from the UF Health FRC Business Office were the shining stars of April. For the short amount of time these two have been with the […]

Scott Teitelbam, MD receives ASAM award

Teitelbaum recognized for contributions to ASAM

Apr 18th, 2017

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 48th Annual Conference is the nation’s premiere conference on the latest science, research, best practices and innovations in addiction medicine. This year’s meeting was […]

March Spotlight

Mar 24th, 2017

At the monthly staff appreciation luncheon and meeting, two outstanding employees were honored for being excellent role models. Lori McGruder, MEd/EdS, LMHC, NCC, is a therapist at the UF Health […]

Hear from Our Patients

Letter from a loved one

“I can’t thank you enough for your time, your compassion and your willingness to share your own journey in recovery. You have made a world of difference, and I believe […]

Letter from a loved one

“You have been such a blessing to our family. Thank you for your caring, compassionate and inspiring care. Wishing you all the best.  God Bless.” – Grateful Family Members

Letter from a loved one

“I have been so happy and impressed with the changes that I can see since [my son] has been at the Florida Recovery Center. I wanted to tell you “thank […]

Patient Testimonial: Firefighter Jeff Werthmuller

Patient Testimonial: Firefighter Jeff Werthmuller

Ocala firefighter Jeff Werthmuller said his “day of reckoning” came when he responded to a structure fire without his gear – and most of his clothes. A captain in the […]

What Our Patients Say

During an event at the Florida Recovery Center during National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month, patients, former patients, family members and friends wrote message of hope and inspiration on […]

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