TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Director for Novus Medical Detox Centers in Florida, Dr. Brent Agin, will be speaking at the upcoming 7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit presented by the Drug Free America Foundation and the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance. Dr. Agin will be addressing the Summit on "Functional Medicine and Relapse Prevention."
Preventing relapse is a challenging part of any drug or alcohol recovery program and Dr. Agin will address the bio-nutritional factors that exist for former substance abusers and how these can affect relapse. Dr. Agin's research into the importance of nutrition and the restoration of vitamin and mineral depletions in substance abusers has been an important part of the evidence-based success of Novus Medical Detox Centers' protocols.
Dr. Agin is an integrative medicine specialist, experienced in detoxification for both illicit and prescription medication and is one of a very select group of physicians in the U.S. certified in buprenorphine therapy.
The 7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit will take place beginning Monday, February 18th and continuing through Wednesday, February 20th at TPepin's Hospitality Centre in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Agin will be speaking on Monday, February 18th at 3 PM.
About Novus Medical Detox Centers
Novus Medical Detox Centers are Joint Commission Accredited inpatient medical detox facilities that offer safe, effective alcohol and drug treatment programs in a spa-like, confidential setting. Located in the Tampa Bay area and in West Palm Beach, Florida, Novus is also licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families and is known for minimizing the discomfort of withdrawal from prescription medication, drugs or alcohol by creating a customized detox program for each patient. Novus has treated thousands of patients with innovative, evidence-based protocols which include the incorporation of medication, natural supplements, proprietary IVs and fluid replenishment. For more information, visit www.novusdetox.com.
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