Top 10 Reasons to Choose Recovery First for Addiction Treatment When you’re looking into treatment for yourself or a loved one who is suffering from addiction, you want to know that you’re choosing the best. When you pick Recovery First, you can have confidence you made the right decision. Our program is outcome-based with many unique offerings and a team that goes above and beyond to help you or your loved one begin living in recovery. Recovery First: Your Best Choice for Treatment There are so many reasons to choose Recovery First for your or your loved one’s care. Here are the top ten. 1. Quality Clinical Program with 3 Locations in Beautiful South Florida When you come to Recovery First, you can count on a qualified, experienced team. All 3 Recovery First locations boast a high-quality clinical staff made up of master’s-level licensed or license-eligible therapists. Our staff includes clinicians trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and motivational interviewing (MI). Our program is based on the 8 dimensions of wellness, and the Embracing Change: Recovery for Life dual diagnosis curriculum designed specifically for individuals receiving treatment with American Addiction Centers. 2. Dedicated Treatment for Veterans/First Responders We offer a specialized residential treatment program focused on the care of veterans and first responders struggling with addiction. The program includes 10-12 designated group therapy sessions with a master’s-level license-eligible therapist who is both a former police officer and a grief and loss specialist. We also work in tandem with the local VA to assist veterans with additional resources. 3. Designated Program for Healthcare Professionals (PRN/IPN) Healthcare professionals receiving treatment with us work with a designated clinician for individual and group therapy (at all locations). The same therapist will follow the client and ensure that all referral protocols (including required monitoring) are completed in order to assist with the client’s successful transition back to work. 4. Accomplished Medical Director Recovery First’s Medical Director, Dr. Richard Seely, holds 5 board certifications, including in adult/child psychiatry and addictionology. He is an officer for the Board of Directors for the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine and the psychiatric and addictions consultant for the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. Dr. Seely is also in recovery himself. He is 31 years clean and sober and still an active participant in 12-step recovery. 5. Caring, Experienced Nursing Team Our nursing staff consists primarily of registered nurses with years of substance abuse and mental health experience. During medical detox, our nursing team provides 24/7 medical oversight to our clients to ensure safety during the entire process. 6. Outdoor Activities and Proximity to the Beach Clients in our residential program may visit the park and beach during downtime on the weekends. Additionally, outings such as paddle boarding, fishing at the beach, and bowling are offered weekly to help clients experience fun in recovery. 7. Family Program Families are extremely important to a person’s recovery. We bring the family into the treatment process in our family program. Our licensed marriage and family therapist travels to all Recovery First locations, engaging with clients and their families and providing education on family systems and the overall impact addiction has on the family. We host a 2-day family program every 3 weeks for family members to engage fully in the recovery process with education and support. 8. Accredited Programs You Can Trust Recovery First is a program you can choose with confidence. Our programs are accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). 9. In-Network with Many Policies We know that treatment saves lives, and we want to make treatment as accessible as possible. We are in-network with many policies. Verify your benefits quickly and for free. 10. Community-based Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) We offer a community-based intensive outpatient program (IOP) at our Hollywood location on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm. Transportation is offered to clients within a certain radius. Contact Us to Learn More If you think Recovery First might be the right place for you or someone you love, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are happy to go over all the ways our programs can help you find lasting recovery. Our Admissions Navigators are available at any time of the day or night at 954-526-5776 to discuss the program and answer any questions you may have about Recovery First.