Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in New Jersey
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Like many states in the northeast, New Jersey has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic. In 2014, more than 1,250 people died from drug overdoses in the state. Overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in New Jersey.
New Jersey—Accessible Treatment for Those in Need
Yet, in the face of crisis, New Jersey has made treatment resources accessible to many of its people in need. Among people who have drug dependence or abuse issues in the state each year, 23.7% of them receive treatment. That’s almost twice as high as the national average.
Some cities’ pharmacies distribute sterile syringes. The state also has a Good Samaritan law, legally protecting people who overdose or report an overdose emergency. State policymakers have worked to increase access to treatment for all people.
If you’re looking for a rehab in New Jersey, there’s a wide range of options to explore. Call us and we can help you in the process: 1-866-317-7050.
- Each year in New Jersey, almost 500,000 people are dependent upon or abusing alcohol. Less than 7% of them receive treatment.
- Almost 200,000 people are dependent upon or abusing illicit drugs in New Jersey each year. Nearly 1 in every 4 of them receives treatment.
- In 2015, the primary substance of abuse for 40% of treatment admissions was heroin. Alcohol was the second most common substance of abuse.
- The majority of treatment admissions were between 21 and 35 years old.
- Nearly 1 in 3 New Jersey treatment admissions are intravenous drug users.
A New, Sober Life in New Jersey
There are over 350 rehabs to choose from in New Jersey. Each facility is unique, so be sure to do your research about the services each offers and their treatment philosophy.
Facilities tend to treat both alcohol and drug abuse, though a few are substance-specific. Most offer outpatient care, but there are also options for short and long-term inpatient care. You can also find dual diagnosis facilities, which provide mental health services alongside substance abuse counseling.
Every rehab will have different payment options. Many in New Jersey accept private, federal, and state-financed insurance plans. Almost all rehabs will accept cash or self-payment. More than half of the rehabs in New Jersey will offer treatment at no charge for clients who cannot pay.
Among New Jersey treatment facilities, there are some standard services offered:
- Substance abuse assessments and diagnoses
- Urine testing for drugs or alcohol
- Individual and group counseling sessions
- Relapse-prevention training and cognitive-behavioral therapy
Organizations Fighting Addiction in New Jersey
- The State of New Jersey’s Department of Human Services has a Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). The division is the authority on substance abuse—monitoring, evaluating, and regulating treatment and recovery efforts in the state.
- New Jersey’s DMHAS has an addiction services treatment directory, divided by counties. Their listings included only officially licensed agencies.
- The The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA) is dedicated to creating policies and increasing awareness about addiction in New Jersey. Their informational site, KnowAddiction, offers educational resources and helplines for finding treatment in the state."
- The New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN) is a public health agency, focused on preventing substance abuse and addiction. They connect professionals in the field, promote evidence-based treatment strategies, and help to build recovery communities.
- NCADD New Jersey is a state division of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. The group promotes recovery and excellence in treatment services on behalf of all those affected by addiction.