Dr. Timothy Huckaby Discusses Ravages of Synthetic Drugs with Orlando Sentinel

Posted on February 5, 2013 by john

Dr. Timothy Huckaby of Orlando Health Behavioral Group and the UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center discusses synthetic drugs

The colorful packages and friendly names, such as potpourri or bath salts, for synthetic drugs may mask the real dangers of the substances.

In a recent article about the popularity of the drugs among younger Floridians, Timothy Huckaby, MD, addiction medicine specialist and medical director of the UF & Shands Florida Recovery Center at Orlando Health, discussed reasons kids believe the drugs are safe as well as their dangerous potency.

Fellow Orlando Health doctor, Josef Thundiyil, MD, emergency medicine physician and toxicologist at Orlando Regional Medical Center, relates the different medical conditions these drugs can cause.

To learn more, read the full article at the Orlando Sentinel: