"RECOVERY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH GIVING UP OR NOT GIVING UP MEDICATION. THOSE WHO STOP USING ARE IN RECOVERY, WHETHER THEY'RE TAKING MEDICATION AS PART OF THEIR TREATMENT OR NOT".
Comprehensive Psychiatric Center
is a private organization founded by
Roberto Ruiz, MD in 1979 to provide
treatment to individuals who are
chemically dependent to opiates.
Dr. Ruiz, a well-known psychiatrist, and
a recipient of the Nyswander-Dole award
has over 40 years experience in the field of addiction and was one of the first
pioneers to begin treatment of
opiate addiction in
the South Florida area.
The mission of CPC is to provide
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) to opioid dependent adults in a safe,
medically sound therapeutic
environment and to provide
opportunities for clients to explore and
strengthen assets that support a
healthy, productive lifestyle through
education and individualized