PTSD Awareness Day

June marks the month when people across the country will take time to highlight an important mental health disorder. Post-traumatic stress-disorder affects millions of Americans each year. This challenging disorder strikes young and old of every socioeconomic status. Symptoms of PTSD can drag you down and take over your life. However, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder…

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How and why addiction treatment works

June 14, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM at Armature Works Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health Presents A Community Education Series Conversations on Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Episode 2 How and why addiction treatment works The TBFMH Community Series on Mental Health offers valuable and objective information about mental illness, available evidence-based treatment…

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Engaging Young People in Recovery

“Recovery” is more rewarding than drug use in the long run. But young people have difficulty believing this in early stages of treatment. Therefore, making recovery attractive, engaging and interesting from day one is necessary. This includes staying busy with new people, new places and new things that are all about a new way of…

medical detox at BoardPrep

Derek Robben MD

Family sessions with the Doctor are standard at BoardPrep Recovery Center Dr. Robben holds dual board-certifications in addiction psychiatry and general psychiatry and completed his addiction fellowship at the University of South Florida. Dr. Robben is the Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program at USF. He has been published in peer reviewed journals and earned the following awards:…