Substance Abuse Counseling and Treatment

HigherEd EAP

1.800.252.4555 or 1.800.225.2527
Employee Assistance Program
Area Served: William Paterson University
Eligibility: Faculty, staff and their household members
Fees charged: Free

HigherEd Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a service for William Paterson University faculty and staff and their household members. The EAP offers confidential short term counseling and referral for problems ranging from work-related concerns to personal difficulties that affect an individual's everyday life. Trained counselors help with problems such as career issues, legal, financial, emotional, career, health for families and pets, and more.

Morris County Prevention is Key/Information & Referral
25 West Main Street
Rockaway, NJ 07866
Phone: (973) 625-1998
Hours: M-F 9-5
Area Served: Morris County
Eligibility: None
Fees Charged: None

Information and referral, including referral to drug and alcohol treatment centers. Also offers training and prevention education programs, resource center, literature, and educational materials. Video loan library, public education campaigns; consultation and technical assistance; advocacy; public policy and legislative information.

Passaic County Human Svs./Division of Addiction Services
401 Grand Street, Rm. 408
Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: (973) 881-2793
Hours: 8:30 am- 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri
Area Served: Passaic County
Eligibility: None
Fees Charged: None

Provides information and referral about drug and alcohol treatment services.

VA NJ Health Care/Substance Abuse Treatment Program
385 Tremont Ave.
East Orange, NJ 07019
Phone: (973) 676-1000 Ext. 2587
Hours: M-F 8-4:30
Area Served: All areas
Eligibility: Persons with veteran status, must have discharge papers from service; must be honorable discharge
Fees Charged: None

Inpatient and outpatient programs provide group, individual, and family therapy. There are Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings, films, and lectures on alcoholism, vocational rehabilitation, physical therapy, etc.

Al-Anon Information Service
73 South Fullerton Ave., 2nd Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042-2627
Phone: (973) 744-8686, (888) 425-2666 National Al-Anon Office, Virginia
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri; answering machine after hrs., meetings weekly
Area Served: Northern New Jersey
Eligibility: Teenage children, age 12-19, of alcoholics
Fees Charged: None

Peer group support for relatives, friends, and teenage children of alcoholics. Also includes group discussion to solve mutual problems. Meetings held regularly throughout northern NJ, including Morris and Passaic counties. Meeting sites may be obtained by contacting the agency directly.

Alcoholics Anonymous
2400 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ 07083-5706
Phone: (908) 687-8566, (973) 824-0555 Spanish speaking, (800) 245-1377 Toll Free in NJ
Hours: Business: 10 am - 6 pm, Mon - Fri. Phone is answered 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Area Served: Northern New Jersey
Eligibility: Persons with the desire to stop drinking
Fees Charged: None

A fellowship of persons who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from alcoholism. Each group is self-supporting, is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution and does not engage in any ontroversy nor endorse any cause. The primary purpose is to stay sober and to help other alcoholics achieve sobriety. Open to all ages.

MADD/Victim Assistance
1 Madison Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (973) 538-3888
Hours: Contact organization for schedule.
Area Served: Morris and Passaic Counties
Eligibility: Must be the victim of a drunk driver or the surviving family of a victim; convicted offenders attend Victim Impact Panels.
Fees Charged: None

The victim's roundtable is held to share experiences, grief, and anger as well as to offer support. MADD also offers physical support by attending trials and hearings with victims and advising them of their rights to be informed and to participate. Also holds Victim Impact Panels that convicted drunk driving offenders must attend as mandated by the court.

BCDHS/Office on Alcohol and Drug Dependency
Court Plaza South
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: (201) 644-3336 Ext. 223.
Hours: 9 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri
Area Served: Bergen County
Eligibility: Persons with alcohol and drug addictions; persons with DWI convictions

Addiction Recovery Program provides outpatient counseling and supervision, educational seminar on alcoholism and drug abuse, and referral services to detoxification units and inpatient alcohol rehabilitation programs. Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center sponsors classes for persons with court-ordered DWI's. Spring House is a halfway house for recovering female alcohol and drug abusers.

Cocaine Anonymous Hotline/800 Referral Number
3 Bayberry Drive
Pennsylvania, PA 19008
Phone: (800) 347-8998 Automated Line, (212) 929-7302 Northern New Jersey
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days (after hours is answering service)
Area Served: New Jersey

The Cocaine Anonymous Information Line is an automated line that refers callers to their local region's CA meetings phone number and has an answering machine for inquiries. The local region's number (for NJ, DE, and PA) is the (610) number listed above. To speak with a person, call the CA World Service Office in Los Angeles. CA will send out publications for free (small fee for multiple copies). No charge for membership.

Narcotics Anonymous in New Jersey
PO Box 1660
Paterson, NJ 07501
Phone: 800-992-0401
Hours: 24 hour helpline
Area Served: New Jersey
Eligibility: Anyone needing help with narcotics addiction
Fees Charged: None

Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit Fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.Narcotics Anonymous is FREEDOM from active addiction

Recovery from addiction is possible and available through the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous

MMH/Adolescent/Young Adult Center for Health
100 Madison Ave., PO Box 54
Morristown, NJ 07963-1956
Phone: (973) 971-5000 Main Number (973) 971-6475 Adolescent Services-Clinic
Hours: 1 pm - 5 pm, Mon, Wed; 8:30 - noon, Fri
Area Served: Morris County
Eligibility: Referrals made by self and/or family, physician, school, or community agency. Client age: 12-21 years.

Health care and counseling for adolescents and their families. Medical evaluation and treatment including sexually transmitted diseases, eating disorders, family planning, and psychiatric evaluations. Counseling services include family and school problems and substance abuse prevention or early intervention services. Some services are confidential.

NJ Department of Health/Div of Addiction Services
PO Box 362
Trenton, NJ 08625-0362
Phone: (609) 292-5760
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri
Area Served: New Jersey

The mission of the Division of Addiction Services is to decrease misuse or abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by New Jerseyans by supporting the development of a comprehensive network of prevention, intervention and treatment services in New Jersey

Rational Recovery Systems/Self-Help Groups
PO Box 800
Lotus, CA 95651
Phone: 530-621-4374, 800-303-2873
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Eligibility: Persons who want to quit alcohol and/or drug use
Fees Charged: Vary according to materials/services requested

International network of self-help teaching groups result in complete recovery from substance addiction through planned abstinence from alcohol and other drugs. Provides orientation in Addictive Voice Recognition Technique. No steps, psychology, or religion. RR focuses on individual responsibility, personal strengths, and complete recovery. Provides books, magazine, literature, audio, video, workshops and/or skilled instructions for a fee.

Summit Hospital/Center for Mental Health & Chemical Dependency
19 Prospect St.
Summit, NJ 07902
Phone: (908) 522-7000 Main number, (800) 753-5223 Access Number, (908) 522-7000 Ext. 9035
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Area Served: No restrictions
Eligibility: Any patient that meets admission criteria
Fees Charged: Many insurance plans accepted

Provides full range of comprehensive behavioral health services, including both psychiatric and chemical dependency inpatient services, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs, depending on nature and severity of illness. Serves geriatric, adult, adolescent, and child populations. Specialty programs include medical detoxification, dual diagnosis, geriatrics, and crisis intervention services.

Nicotine Anonymous
NW Covenant Medical Center, Powerville Rd.
Boonton, NJ 07005
Phone: (973) 696-0754
Hours: Meeting times vary.
Area Served: New Jersey
Eligibility: Anybody who wishes to live free of nicotine
Fees Charged: None

12-step recovery for people who want to help themselves and others recover from nicotine addiction. Guidelines/assistance available for starting groups. Morris County group meets Thursdays 6:30 pm at St. Clare's Medical Center, Powerville Rd. in Boonton. Passaic County group meets Wednesdays, 7 - 8 pm at YMHA, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne. For information on the national organization, write: Nicotine Anonymous World Services, 419 Main St., PMB #370, Huntingdon Beach, CA 92648.

Women For Sobriety
PO Box 618
Quakertown, PA 18951-0618
Phone: (215) 536-8026
Area Served: National
Fees Charged: None

Women For Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. Our "New Life" program helps achieve sobriety and sustain ongoing recovery.

Inter County Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Outpatient Counseling and Opiate Addiction Treatment
480 Kearny Ave.
Kearny, NJ 07032
Phone: 201-998-7422

Outpatient Supervisor: Elie DeFranca
Opiate Treatment Supervisor: Paola Commins
Outpatient Hours: 9am – 8pm M, W, Th, 9am – 4pm T, F
Opiate Treatment  Hours: 6:30 – 10:00am M-F, 7:00-9:00am Sa

Fees Charged: Opiate Treatment Intake $160.00, Weekly Medicine Fee $60.00; Outpatient Adults Intake $50.00, Weekly Counseling $35.00, Groups $20.00;  Outpatient Adolescent Intake $35.00, Weekly Counseling $20.00, Groups $10.00; Sliding Scale Available, Drug Screening for Walk-ins $25.00.

Ambulatory care outpatient substance abuse treatment; opiate treatment; outpatient counseling; adolescent groups; HIV testing, counseling and referral; diagnostic assessment. Geographic Area Served: Hudson, Bergen, Essex, Passaic Counties. Application process: make an appointment for intake interview for Opiate Treatment contact Paola Commins at 201-997-4000, for Outpatient Counseling contact Gloria Anderson at 201-998-7422.

International Center for Disabled/Addiction Recovery Services
340 East 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 585-6260
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Area Served: Metropolitan New York
Eligibility: Adults 18 years and older.
Fees Charged: Sliding scale and Medicaid.

Intensive outpatient group treatment for adults; day and evening programs. Specialized programs; TBI-Chemical Health Service; ADD Program for people with disabilities; Dual recovery program for persons with coexisting psychiatric problems.

Mental Health Assn of New York City/LifeNet
666 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (800) 543-3638 800-LifeNet
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Area Served: New York City area
Fees Charged: None

Staff of mental health professionals, speaking a variety of languages, offer listening, assessment, and referral services for emotional and substance problems to persons in the New York City area 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Callers may be referred to programs from a broad database of public and private community resources.


National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (NCADD)
60 South Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (973) 783-9313
Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
Area Served: All Areas
Eligibility: Anyone
Fees Charged: Sliding Scale

We do education (school, agencies, businesses, hospitals), prevention programs, drivers clinic (for 1st & 2nd offender drunk drivers), Evaluations for DYFS and the courts, programs for the elderly, information and referral and we advocate for alcoholics and drug addicts and their families. We offer employee assistance to our member companies.

Center for Prevention and Counseling
93 Main Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Phone: (973) 383-4787
Area Served: New Jersey
Fees Charged: None

Substance abuse education, prevention, interventions and counseling.


Family Service/Counseling/Morristown
62 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (800) 984-1414
Hours: Appointments schedules evening and daytime as needed.
Area Served: Morris County
Eligibility: Live or work in Morris County
Fees Charged: Sliding scale; insurance; managed care contracts

Provides treatment to individuals, families, and groups in areas of marriage, parent/child relations, personality development, aging, mental illness, substance abuse, separation and divorce, and other related problems.