Tampa, Florida (March 29, 2017) – Tampa Community will present a seminar entitled “Addiction” on Thursday, April 13, from noon to 1 pm at the hospital at 6001 Webb Road, Tampa, Florida 33615. The seminar will be presented by Richard Smith, DO, psychiatrist. Dr. Smith received his medical degree from Ohio University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed residencies in neuropsychiatry and psychiatry at Largo Medical Center.
Dr. Smith will discuss how addiction can occur in many forms. The compulsion to continually engage in an activity or behavior despite the negative impact on the person’s ability to remain mentally or physically healthy in their home or community defines behavioral addiction. This seminar will address the behavior of an addict, what drives this behavior and possible treatment options available.
Admission is free and a complimentary lunch will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are advised. For more information and for reservations call 855-245-8330.
About Tampa Community Hospital
For more than 35 years, Tampa Community Hospital (formerly Town and Country Hospital) has served northwest Hillsborough and northeast Pinellas counties with comprehensive medical, diagnostic, surgical and emergency services. Our 201-bed hospital is committed to providing high quality health care with a focus on customer service. With a team of 450 employees and over 300 physicians, Tampa Community Hospital is equipped with the expertise and technology to provide a wide array of health services. For more information or a free physician referral, call 1-855-245-8330 or go to tampacommunityhospital.com.