Prescription Drug Rehabs Elizabeth NJ

Abuse of painkillers, tranquilizers and other prescription drugs is becoming epidemic, especially among young people. These so-called “white collar addictions” are no less dangerous than addictions to street drugs, though users are often lulled into thinking they are safe because they are manufactured and distributed legally. Read more.

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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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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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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Gannon Counseling
(908) 964-4233
463 Chestnut Street
Union, NJ
Hotline
(908) 964-4233
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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New Hope Behavioral Health Center
(973) 373-5100
277-285 Coit Street
Irvington, 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, Women, Men
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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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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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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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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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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Prescription Drug Rehabs

Prescription Drug Rehabs For “White Collar” Addictions

Many people have an inaccurate (or at least incomplete) understanding when they hear about “the drug problem in this country.” They immediately envision an emaciated crackhead picking at the sores on her skin, a wild-eyed methamphetamine tweaker out in the boonies, or a heroin junkie nodded out on a filthy city street. While these problems certainly do exist, it might be surprising to learn that approximately 40 percent of admissions to drug treatment centers consist of prescription drug abusers.

Abuse of painkillers, tranquilizers and other prescription drugs is becoming epidemic, especially among young people. These so-called “white collar addictions” are no less dangerous than addictions to street drugs, though users are often lulled into thinking they are safe because they are manufactured and distributed legally. Psychosis, life-threatening seizures, overdose and other severe health issues result from using prescription drugs, and recovery is a long and difficult process.

 Specialized Prescription Drug Rehabs

Quitting prescription drugs abruptly can be dangerous, so the first step in recovery is to enter a prescription drug rehab center licensed for detoxification. Medically supervised detox uses anticonvulsant medications and other ameliorative measures that make withdrawal safer and more comfortable, though the process takes a long time. There are also more rapid detox techniques, such as neurotransmi...

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