Transitions Recovery Program, North Miami Beach, Florida

North Miami Beach, Florida, USA
1928 NE 154th St
North Miami Beach, Fl, 33162

Transitions Recovery Program Overview

Transitions Recovery Program, located in the city of North Miami Beach, Florida in Miami-Dade County, is a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center for individuals with various forms of substance abuse and chemical dependency issues. The center has been in operation for more than three decades and is well-known for its affordable and high standard addiction treatment options. The facility’s mission is to provide comprehensive and individualized treatment for people dealing with substance addiction problems as well as chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health issues ranging from sexual addiction, anxiety, and depression to eating disorders. The center takes a holistic approach to treatment; tending to the mind, body, and spirit of each patient while offering them a relief from stress in an alcohol and drug-free environment. The center offers a substance abuse treatment evaluation process which seeks to assess a person’s full history, work history, psychological makeup, medical difficulties, family issues, and sociological background in order to design an effective treatment plan for them. Staff in the facility consists of psychologists, nurses, addiction specialists, and psychiatrists all of whom are highly trained and experienced. Additionally, the facility offers a family program facilitated by professionals which includes therapy sessions and family support group meetings. The treatment center offers a wide range of treatment services including partial-day programs, traditional outpatient programs, residential programs, and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP).

Accommodation & Food

The center is located in a secluded and peaceful setting and provides a supportive and safe environment for men and women in need of substance abuse treatment. The private gated facility can accommodate as much as 60 persons and provides comfortable living units in the for of an apartment which features two bathrooms, two bedrooms, and an adequately furnished space. The clients have access to a tennis and volleyball court, patio area, and a swimming pool. The houses are gender-specific and overseen by residential house managers who provide support and supervision. Clients are responsible for their own cooking and grocery shopping and are encouraged to engage in fitness regimens and a healthy, balanced-diet.

Treatment & Therapy

The center offers some treatment and therapy services depending on the unique needs of the client. Some of these are:

  • Residential treatment
  • Partial-day program
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)

Residential Program

The residential program at the center assists the client is slowly transitioning back into a normal routine which may include work, school, or community-related obligations through reality-based residential drug treatment. The program also includes recovery groups and therapy models.

Partial-Day Program

The partial-day program is designed for clients who may require intensive treatment but have no desire or need to be under 24/7 supervision. The program acts as an intermediary between the residential and outpatient program.

Intensive Outpatient Program

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) allows clients to receive daily therapy while returning home at the end of the day. Therapeutic activities are available during the day and in the evening and clients admitted to this program usually receive treatment for about 6 weeks.

The following are a list of conditions treated at the facility:

  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Co-occurring mental health disorders

Therapy Options

The facility offers various options of therapy which include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Relapse prevention
  • Group therapy
  • 12-step meetings
  • Psycho-education
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


Transitions Recovery Program costs approximately $15,000 for a 30-day treatment program at the facility but this amount is subject to change as it is greatly dependent on the kind of treatment and level of care a client requires. The facility accepts most major insurances and is willing to work with out-of-network providers. Clients are advised to contact the facility for more information on payments and admission.


The recovery center is accredited by The Joint Commission and is licensed by the State of Florida.

Transitions Recovery Program Advantages

The center offers recreational activities such as volleyball, yoga, tennis and more to residents registered at the facility. Fun and healthy activities such as mindfulness meditation, pool activities, and nutrition counseling are also offered to clients as well. Excursions such as trips to the movies, beaches, fishing, and more are extracurricular activities offered as well.
Clients are required to take part in a family program which involves family support groups and multi-family groups as well that consists of honest sharing, extensive lectures, experiential exercises, and more. These sessions take place on Tuesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and on Saturdays from 9:30 am. Visitations are allowed immediately after these sessions and private individual family sessions are offered but on the client’s personal request.
Clients who have completed a primary program are offered sober living environments, IOP, aftercare, partial hospitalization, and more.
In conclusion, the facility offers comprehensive and well-rounded programs with a highly credentialed staff. Clients seeking a facility that offers an array of therapy options with a strong family program will find Transitions Recovery to be a good option.


Richard Seely
Medical Director

Richard manages referrals from individuals, union membership professionals, employers, managed care organizations, employee assistance professionals, insurers, professional regulatory organizations, and more seeking treatment from individuals suffering from addiction and mental health issues.

Dr. Ari Kedem
Medical Director

Ari holds a Bachelor’s degree from St. Thomas University and a Master’s degree from Miami University as well. He also holds a Doctorate degree from the University of Illinois and facilitates different groups weekly. He is certified to practice hypnotherapy and is a registered drama therapist practicing both for over 33 years now.

Danielle Collins
Charge Nurse

Danielle holds a degree from the Miami Dade College and plans to earn a Master’s degree in the future. She works closely with patients and is passionate about educating clients, patients, individuals, and staff about medication compliance. She has been in the behavioral health sector for over 17 years handing addiction and dual diagnosis disorders.

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