Updated on February 6, 2024
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Substance Abuse Resources in New Jersey

New Jersey has more than 82,000 addiction treatment admissions in 2020. A significant number of those admissions were people seeking treatment for heroin addiction.1

The state offers many treatment options, including inpatient or outpatient, depending on the person’s needs. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, there are many resources available to help. 

State Funded Substance Abuse Resources

There are several state-funded addiction recovery resources in New Jersey. These resources provide the support needed to cope with addiction. 

You can find information about a variety of services offered through the state at the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

The DMHAS serves adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses, including drug and alcohol addiction. There is a searchable directory to help you locate programs for alcohol and drug abuse treatment near you.

There are also several treatment centers in New Jersey that accept state funding, including:

Maryville Addiction Treatment Center

Maryvale is a non-profit organization that receives funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The center offers a range of services, including inpatient and outpatient treatment for addiction.

1903 Grant Ave.
Williamstown, NJ 08094
(855) 823-3428

Center For Family Services

The Center for Family Services is a non-profit organization that funds its programs through federal grants, state of New Jersey grants, county and city grants, and other donations and grants.

584 Benson St.
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 964-1990

Genesis Counseling Services

Genesis Counseling Services accepts Medicaid and Medicare payments, as well as grant funding for addiction treatment.

566 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 858-9314

Support Groups in New Jersey 

New Jersey offers several addiction recovery support groups, including: 

A New Beginning Trenton
750 Brunswick Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08638
(800) 839-1686

SMART Recovery Newton
65 Newton-Sparta Road, Newton, NJ, 07860, USA
(866) 601-3539

SMART Recovery Trenton
56 Escher St., Trenton, NJ, 08609, USA
(866) 601-3539

SMART Recovery Rockaway
25 West Main Street, Rockaway, NJ 07866 USA
(866) 601-3539

VA Benefits & Rehab Coverage in New Jersey

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment in New Jersey includes programs and services directly through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Information about all health services offered by the New Jersey Department of Veterans Affairs is available here

There are also addiction treatment centers in New Jersey that specialize in treating veterans. For example:

Forge VFR (Veteran and First Responder) 
4 Forest Avenue, Suite 201,
Paramus, NJ 07652
1500 Pleasant Valley Way, Suite 305, West Orange, NJ, 07052
Other locations are coming soon
(888) 224-7312

Livengrin Military Veterans Treatment Program
4833 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
(800) 245-4746

National Resources

There are several national resources that help those struggling with addiction. For example:

Suicide Crisis Line

Veteran Crisis Line
Dial: 988 and press 1
Text: 838255

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Find A Health Center

NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator

Updated on February 6, 2024

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