Drug Recovery Elizabeth NJ

Recovery from drugs requires that the addict repair relationships damaged through years of taking drugs. There will be feelings of shame and self-hatred. The addict will have to give up the "addict mentality" that is suspicious, secretive, manipulative, and self-centered.

Herbert Goodfriend LCSW LCADC
(908) 351-6080
230 West Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Proceed Inc
(908) 351-7727
1126 Dickinson Street
Elizabeth, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

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Bridgeway Inc
(908) 355-7200
567 Morris Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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American Habitare
(973) 799-0508
687 Frelinghuysen Avenue
Newark, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
Language Services
Hindi, Russian, Spanish

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Camelot of Staten Island Inc
(718) 981-8117
Louis Harris
Staten Island, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Trinitas Hospital
(908) 994-7090
654 East Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Intervention Specialist LLC
(908) 289-0700
453 Morris Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Creole, Portugese, Spanish

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Daytop Village Inc
(718) 981-3136
1915 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY
Hotline
(800) 232-9867
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Community Psychotherapy Associates
(201) 339-0142
479 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Italian

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Suburban Treatment Associates
(908) 687-7188
43 Progress Street
Union, NJ
Hotline
(908) 868-8033
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women

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Drug Recovery

Recovery from drugs happens over time — it is not a single moment in time. Drug recovery is a constantly changing period that requires work to maintain. Recovery from drugs is a new beginning, and can be a time of great personal enjoyment and growth for addicts in recovery and their families.

Most addiction professionals use the term “recovering” rather than “recovered.” Although the addict has made a commitment to abstinence and is moving in that direction, he or she will always be an addict and continues to be vulnerable to relapse. Recovery requires constant effort — so most view it as if the work of recovery is never fully done, so they use the word “recovering.”

Recovery from drugs requires that the addict repair relationships damaged through years of taking drugs. There will be feelings of shame and self-hatred. The addict will have to give up the “addict mentality” that is suspicious, secretive, manipulative, and self-centered.

Recovering or Recovered?

Addicts who are in recovery have overcome the problems associated with their drug use. Addicts do not have to be in the addiction stage of substance use to appreciate recovery, and they don’t have to enter a formal treatment program or attend a self-help group — they may have simply had a candid conversation with a family member or significant other and decided it was time to cut back on drinking or drug taking.

Sometimes relapse occurs when t...

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