Ana Moreno on Miami 3D

Ana Moreno of Lucida Treatment Center discusses common elements of addiction and Lucida’s unique approach to treating substance abuse and mental health. Treatment programs at Lucida are based in the understanding that addiction is not a condition that can be treated by simply focusing on the addiction. In actuality, addiction is a symptom of a…

Dr. La Riche Featured in Key Biscayne Magazine

Our very own Christopher La Tourette La Riche, MD is currently featured as a “Key Player” in the April 2014 issue of Key Biscayne Magazine. Dr. La Riche is a board-certified psychiatrist, award-winning psychotherapist and board-certified addiction psychiatrist. Dr. La Riche received his medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico where…

Lucida Treatment Center Featured in Brickell Magazine

Catherine Willner, senior vice president-Florida for Elements Behavioral Health, is featured in Brickell Magazine, which is distributed throughout Palm Beach, Dade and Broward counties. Willner addressed the importance of Latin families seeking addiction treatment from providers who understand both the Spanish language and culture. Traditionally, Willner noted, world-class treatment has only been available in English,…

Drugs and Spring Break

Florida is one of the stop destinations for Spring break because of the beaches, but it’s also one of the places where kids use a lot of drugs such as Molly (ecstasy). One young woman (Maria) talks about how she was first offered drugs for free, when you ask for more that’s when they start…