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Recovery Keys

1301 S Plantation Island Drive Suite 201B, Saint Augustine, Florida, 32080
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Recovery Keys is one of Northeast Florida’s leading providers of comprehensive alcohol, drug and opioid addiction treatment and recovery programs with offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine. Our caring and experienced team of board certified physicians, licensed counselors and therapists are dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance use and co-occurring disorders discover how to live a great life in health, balance and sobriety. Recovery Keys recognizes addiction as a disease, not a moral failing. We take an evidence-based, holistic approach to assessment, treatment and aftercare. Our mission is to provide every individual with the support needed to change unhealthy perceptions and behaviors, and gain the confidence and skills needed to maintain their recovery in the long-term.

Facility Highlights

  • Comprehensive Addiction and Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Detoxification from Drugs, Alcohol and Pain Medications
  • Day Treatment/Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)


  • Family Program

    Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
  • Individualized Treatment

    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Facility Settings

  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Jeremy Mirabile, MD, ABAM, FASAM
    Jeremy Mirabile, MD, ABAM, FASAMMedical Director
    Jeremy Mirabile, MD, ABAM, FASAM, FAAFP, is the Medical Director of Recovery Keys addiction treatment and recovery program. Board-certified in addiction medicine and family medicine, Dr. Mirabile oversees all patient care, including conducting patient evaluations, creating treatment plans and educating patients about the neurobiological impacts of addiction. He leads a multidisciplinary team dedicated to caring for patients’ physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health during their recovery from substance abuse. Jeremy Mirabile, MD received his medical degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville. He completed a residency in family medicine in 2005. While in family practice at a low-income health clinic, Dr. Mirabile realized that many of those struggling with chronic medical or mental health issues were also struggling with addiction. He knew that for patients to be able to effectively manage their other chronic diseases, they also needed treatment for their substance use disorder. He decided to dedicate his career to helping patients recover.
  • Nakisha Richardson, PhD
    Nakisha Richardson, PhDClinical Director
    Nakisha Richardson, Ph.D. is the Clinical Director of Recovery Keys addiction treatment and recovery program in St. Augustine and Jacksonville, FL. She is a Licensed Psychologist with specialty training in Alcohol and Substance Use Disorder treatment and Dual Diagnoses. She assists the Medical Director with the development and implementation of clinical programming. As a Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Richardson facilitates group and individual psychotherapy at Recovery Keys with an emphasis on psychological and emotional processes impacting addiction including emotion regulation, distress tolerance, mindfulness, acceptance, and interpersonal effectiveness. Dr. Richardson received a Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology from Wichita State University, a MA in Humanistic Psychology from University of West Georgia, and she completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Alcohol and Substance Use Disorder treatment at North Florida/South Georgia Veteran’s Heath System.

Financial Details

  • Financing available

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Founded in 2012 by a board-certified addiction medicine physician, Recovery Keys provides ambulatory detoxification services as well as day treatment (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) care for individuals struggling with drugs, alcohol, and co-occurring mental health disorders. It is among the 12 percent of Florida outpatient facilities that offer detox.


Programming at Recovery Keys is guided by the belief that addiction is a disease that can be treated by combining holistic and evidence-based therapies with personally tailored plans of care. According to its website, the center aims to “provide every individual with the support needed to change unhealthy perceptions and behaviors, and gain the confidence and skills needed to maintain their recovery in the long-term.”

Prior to beginning treatment, all clients are seen by one of the facility’s physicians for a comprehensive assessment that takes into consideration a range of factors such as level of usage and physical, psychological, social, and familial history. Those seeking to significantly reduce their cravings and physical discomfort brought on by withdrawal may receive Suboxone, Vivitrol, or another prescribed medication. Following a brief period of detoxing from their or a close family member’s home, clients can begin the counseling and treatment process through either day or IOP treatment.

While participants of PHP meet five days a week for a total of 20 to 24 hours of weekly treatment over the course of a month, those in IOP attend about 10 to 15 hours of treatment for a period of eight or more weeks. In both programs, however, treatment is based on the 12 Steps, is abstinence-centered, and includes individual, group, and family therapy, along with medication management, where needed. Holistic activities include mindfulness, meditation, biofeedback, self-hypnosis, and yoga. There are also educational groups that cover areas such as nutrition and exercise alongside process groups and recreational and creative therapy groups.

Recovery Keys runs family education groups and an aftercare and post-treatment monitoring program, which meets for one hour every week. Program graduates, according to the facility’s website, often attend continuing care groups and meetings for years after completing outpatient treatment to strengthen their relapse prevention skills and provide and receive support from one another.

There are also specialized services designed for physicians, pharmacists, pilots, attorneys, business executives, and other professionals seeking recovery from unhealthy habits and addictive behaviors.


Led by a physician who is board-certified in addiction medicine, the multidisciplinary treatment team at Recovery Keys is made up of licensed and certified social workers, marriage and family therapists, and a nutrition counselor. Like 30 percent of other Florida facilities, Recovery Keys is accredited by the Joint Commission.


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On Google, however, where six individuals awarded Recovery Keys an above-average rating of 3.7 out of five stars to date, feedback was mostly positive. In their written commentary, two five-star reviewers found the staff to be proficient, knowledgeable, patient, and caring, while one referred to the specific program they attended as a “wonderful alternative” to residential treatment. “I am getting my life back and cannot express my gratitude enough to do justice to the program and all of those involved,” wrote grateful alum Chris.[1]


According to its website, Recovery Keys accepts most private insurance plans including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Optum, and UnitedHealthcare, amongst others. Financing options may be available. Is is one of 463 Florida facilities to accept private insurance.

[1] GoogleReviews

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