Better Way of Miami, Inc.

Long Term Residential Program



Number of Beds: 110
Detox Available: No

Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: 412
Average Length of Stay 4 months
Percent of Women 5%
Percent under 25 26%
Percent with College Education: 5%
Percent Covered by Public Assistance 90%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: Data Not Supplied

Admissions Procedures:

Night Admission Available: Data Not Supplied
Weekend Admission available: Data Not Supplied
Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Data Not Supplied



Facility has separate program for:

  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Attorneys & Judges
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Complusive Overeating
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crystal Meth
  • Depression
  • Family
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana
  • Men
  • Native American
  • Prescription Drugs Addiction
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Vocational Skills
  • Women



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



Licensed by: Florida Dept. Of Children & Families
Type of License: Residential, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient & HIV/AIDS Intervention
Accreditation: None


Self Description:

“Intensive 61 days inpatient program.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“To treat client despite race, sexual orientation, legal entanglement or ability to pay.”

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

“We are a dual diagnose enhance program.”

Family Program:

“Family therapy is provided.”

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

“Better way is a 12 Step oriented program.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Conflict resolution groups are part of our treatment schedule.”

Additional Characteristics:

“We provide permanent housing to those clients that meet the criteria post discharge.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 800 NW 28 St.
Miami, FL 33127