Addiction Resource Guide

South Miami Hospital Addiction Treatment Program

General Hospital with Separate Chemical Dependency Rehab Unit

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Safe, comfortable detoxification and thorough evaluation."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Medical model addictive illness; 12 Step oriented multidisciplinary approach; continum of care."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Appropriate psychiatric consultation treated as dual primary diagnosis. Medication when necessary and monitored daily. Treatment on an open unit only."

Family Program:

"Intensive family program. Promote family education and family group weekly with individual family work with licensed therapist."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Integrated into treatment and supportive of outside meetings."

Position on Confrontation:

"Appropriate confrontation with patient respect. Indentifying denial with awareness of progression."

Additonal Characteristics:

"High risk patient - gender specific."


  • Number of Beds: 53
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits 94
    Total Adult Admits 350+
    Average Length of Stay 45 days
    Percent of Women 25%
    Percent under 25 25%
    Percent with College Education 65%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification28%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes



Self-pay Cost: Data Not Supplied
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


Licensed by: State of Florida
Type of License: AHCA #4033
Accredited by: JCAHO

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (786) 662-8118
General Information: (786) 662-8118
Address: 6200 SW 73rd St.
Miami, FL 33143