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					                              Alcohol and Drug Treatment
                                       Chapter 3

Al-Anon/Alateen Information Service-South Jersey
116 Whitehorse Pike
Suite 1-B
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Phone: 856-547-0855
Office Hours: 10am-3pm, Mon-Fri

Offers help for anyone affected by the disease of alcoholism. Provides meeting information to people who call
for help. Area Served: Mercer and South Jersey.


Ala-Call Substance Abuse Hotline
Contact Community Services
PO Box 8563
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Phone: 800-322-5525
Office Hours: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Information and referrals for people with alcohol-related problems, and their friends or family members.
Referrals made to self-help groups, treatment facilities, outpatient rehabs, and counselors. Trained volunteers
staff the hotline. Area Served: State of NJ.

Alcoholics Anonymous Groups of NJ, Inc.
2325 Plainfield Avenue
PO Box 923
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Phone: 908-668-1882
Office Hours: 9am-6pm. Mon-Fri

Refers calls for help to local Alcoholics Anonymous groups and provides information on meetings throughout
the state.

Amity House, Inc.
211 Garden Street
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
Phone: 609-267-6182
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Amity is a residential halfway house (2-6 months) with multiple services for alcohol/drug-addicted adults.
Pregnant women accepted. Services provided include: shelter, food, counseling, life-skills training, referrals
for vocational testing, medical/social services, and transportation.

Carrier Foundation
P.O Box 147

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Belle Mead, NJ 08502
Phone: 800-933-3579
Alt. Phone: 908-281-1518
Office Hours: Access Center open 24 Hours, 7 Days

Carrier provides services for adults and adolescents with psychiatric, addiction, and emotional problems,
including inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and traditional out patient services. Programs
include addiction recovery services, senior evaluation and treatment, a youth residential facility (East
Mountain Youth Lodge), a psychiatric/addiction program for gays/lesbians, adolescent services, a women’s
trauma program, individual, couples, and family therapy, weekend co-dependency program, and a children’s
mental health awareness group. Counseling centers are located in Bergen, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth,
Ocean, and Somerset counties.



Catholic Charities- Diocese of Trenton
383 West State Street              39 North Clinton Street
PO Box 1423                        Trenton, NJ 08609
Trenton, NJ 08607                  609-394-9398
Phone: 609-394-5181
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Provides counseling, psychotherapy, treatment for chemical addictions, emergency services, treatment to
victims of family violence, sexual, child, spouse, and elderly abuse, services to the seriously mentally ill, and
services to those experiencing crisis pregnancies.

Cedar House
520 North Bridge Street
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-218-1975
Office Hours: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Clients: males, ages 13-20 who are recovering from chemical addiction
A transitional group home for young men age 13-20 who are recovering from alcoholism and substance abuse.
Offers an individualized, intensive 12-step program for up to 12 residents. The average stay is 5 months.
Educational, vocational, and other supportive services are available in the program. Eligibility: Referrals
from primary treatment agencies, DYFS, and other youth treatment providers.

Corner House
369 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-924-8018
Office Hours: 9am-9pm, Mon-Wed; 9am-5pm, Thu-Fri

A counseling agency specializing in treating adolescents and young adults. Services include: individual,
family, and group counseling, addiction services including groups for early and mid-recovery, and random
urine screenings. There is an Intensive Outpatient Program for Adolescents: 12 weeks, 9 hours per week.
Area Served: Greater Princeton area.

Crawford House, Inc.
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362 Sunset Road
PO Box 255
Skillman, NJ 08558
Phone: 908-874-5153
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri; Facility: 24 Hours

Clients: females ages 16 and up in early recovery from chemical addiction
This is a residential treatment facility that provides women in early recovery with a chemical-free living
experience. The average length of stay is 6 months; after an initial 4-week orientation period, residents seek
and obtain part-time employment. Residents are not charged a fee for services; however, upon employment,
residents contribute to their board on a sliding scale. Eligibility: Female resident of NJ, at least 16 years old.

Family and Children’s Services of Central NJ
120 John Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-924-2098
Office Hours: 9am-9pm, Mon-Thu; 9am-5pm, Fri

A community-supported, private, nonprofit center that provides, counseling, education, outpatient substance
abuse and mental health treatment. Its goal is to provide professional service to individuals experiencing
personal stress. Conducts individual, couple, family/group therapies, and workshops.

Family & Children’s Services of Central New Jersey
169 South Main Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520
609-448-0056
Substance Abuse and Recovery Services

Family Guidance Center
253 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-924-1320
Office Hours: 9am-5:15 pm, Mon-Fri

Outpatient mental health program offering: psychotherapy and counseling for adults, children, families; group
therapy; psychiatric/psychological evaluations; substance abuse education and treatment; day school and after-
school/summer camp for emotionally disturbed children; AIDS education; intoxicated driver resource center;
consumer credit counseling; employee assistance; family preservation; family life education and community
crisis/disaster response.

Greater Trenton Community Mental Health Center
132 N. Warren Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
Phone: 609-396-6788
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Provides a broad array of mental health and addiction services to residents of Mercer County. Includes case management,
outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial care, intensive home services, and vocational services. Programs include:



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Adolescent Day Services: for youth 13-17 with emotional/behavioral problems, addictions, or developmental
disabilities

Bermingham Clinic: offers counseling adults and children, families and groups, psychiatric evaluations, and
medication management

STEP Addiction Treatment Services: including outreach, individual and group counseling, 12-step groups,
addiction education, parenting skills workshops, child care, social/recreational activities, transportation, lunch,
and snack

STEP Adult Day Services: for adults suffering from mental illness and addictions

Lighthouse
5034 Atlantic Avenue
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: 609-625-4900 or 800-852-8851
E-mail: info@lighthouseatmayslanding.com
Website: www.lighthouseatmayslanding.com

The Lighthouse at Mays Landing is a 44-bed residential drug and alcohol treatment center for adults and
adolescents. It offers a variety of treatment options for the withdrawal from alcohol, heroin, prescription
drugs, cocaine and other substances. A medical staff is available 24 hours a day to monitor and support those
going through withdrawal. Average inpatient medical stabilization lasts from 5 to 10 days. Inpatient
rehabilitation programs can last from 7 to 28 days. Longer programs are available. Inpatient therapy is
tailored to the individual and includes individual and group therapy, relapse prevention and intervention, 12
steps meetings, family therapy, nutritional assessment, psychiatric services (as needed), and recreational
therapy. In addition, adolescent inpatients are offered an individualized education/school program, which
meets New Jersey State Education Requirements; ropes course training; supervised field trips; social skills
training; and health and hygiene education.

Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
447 Bellevue Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
Phone: 609-396-5874
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

The Council aims to prevent alcohol and drug abuse addiction. It provides programs for schools, businesses,
human services, health professionals, and the community-at-large. Area Served: Greater Mercer County.
Programs include:

S.T.E.P.- Addictions Treatment and Education Program
An outpatient program with a dual purpose: the education and treatment of individuals who are experiencing
problems related to alcohol and drug abuse. A 15-week program consisting of a weekly 2-hour session.
Discussion led by addictions counselor. Helps participants to begin a program of recovery.

Adolescent Program
For young people whose lives have been affected in some way by alcohol or other drug use. A prevention
program designed to increase the participant’s understanding of alcohol/drug abuse and related problems.
Consists of 8 weekly group sessions of 2 hours each. Eligibility: Age range from 10-20 years old.

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Maternal Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Program
Aims to educate young women of childbearing age about the risks of alcohol and drug use during pregnancy.
The task force deals with drug and other issues regarding women and addiction through training and
awareness.

Student Assistance Program
In area schools, counsels students whose lives are affected by alcohol/drug abuse, either their own or that of a
family member.

Mercer County Division of Youth Services
1440 Parkside Avenue
Ewing, NJ 08638
Phone: 609-434-4125
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30 pm, Mon-Fri

Provides planning and coordinating services to children and youth (0-18) residing in Mercer County. Services
provided include childcare, youth counseling, residential substance abuse treatment and family-court crisis
intervention. The office is responsible for staffing the Mercer County Youth Services
Commission/Interagency Coordinating Council.

Mercer County Office on Addiction Services
McDade Administration Bldg.
640 S. Broad Street
PO Box 8068
Trenton, NJ 08650
Phone: 609-989-6897
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri

Provides funding to agencies for substance abuse education and treatment programs. Offers information and a
referral service to Mercer County residents in need of substance abuse services. Area Served: Mercer County.

Mercer Street Friends
151 Mercer Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
Phone: 609-396-1506
Office Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri

Mercer Street Friends is a multi-service organization providing youth services, children’s day care, before and
after-school programs, adult education, job search assistance, food, and clothing for the needy. Operates the
regional food bank and a Medicare-certified agency serving the homebound and infirm. Outpatient drug and
alcohol treatment is available at the Youth and Adult Opportunity Center. In-Home Family Services provides
services in the homes of families in severe crisis due to illness, child abuse, neglect, or drug abuse. Area
Served: Mercer County.


New Horizon Treatment Services, Inc.
132 Perry Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
Phone: 609-394-8988

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Office Hours: 6am-6pm, Mon-Fri

Provides substance abuse treatment services, including individual, group, and family therapy, testing and
outreach, medical intervention of opiate addiction, acupuncture treatment, psychological/psychiatric
evaluations, drug screening and assessments, prevention and intervention services for youth (aged 13-18),
AIDS education, and vocational counseling.

Princeton House
905 Herrontown Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-497-3300
Office Hours: 9am-9pm, Mon.-Fri; 9am-1pm, Sat.

A comprehensive, acute-care unit of the Medical Center of Princeton specializing in the treatment of
psychiatric and addictive illnesses. Services include short-term inpatient treatment, partial care, intensive
outpatient, and traditional outpatient programming.

Salvation Army
575 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
Phone: 609-599-9373
Office Hours: 9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm, Mon-Fri

A Christian ministry serving needy persons regardless of race, color, creed, sex, or age. Provides groceries to
needy persons along with personal counseling and other services. Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation is a
residential facility for alcoholic men that offers group spiritual counseling.

Trinity Counseling Service
22 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-924-0060
Office Hours: 8:30am-10pm, Mon-Thu; 8:30am-5pm, Fri

A pastoral counseling service with psychologists, social workers, and pastoral counselors treating: alcoholism,
child abuse/neglect, depression, divorce, domestic violence, marital and parenting problems, middle-age crisis,
incest and rape issues, step-parenting problems, ADD, and eating disorders.

United Progress, Inc. (UPI)
162 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: 609-392-2161
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Provides services to inner city, economically disadvantaged individuals and families to facilitate their entry
into the economic mainstream and promote self-sufficiency and responsibility. An Alcohol and Substance
Abuse Treatment Program provides detoxification through a network of residential facilities in the state of NJ.
A comprehensive outpatient day program provides individual and group counseling to clients. Provides
individual assessment, education, and support. UPI also offers assistance with budgeting/taxes, clothing

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needs, advocacy, energy conservation, utility assistance, food and nutrition, housing, and job training and
placement.

Prescription Drug Coverage
Rx4NJ www.rx4nj.org or 1-888-Rx FOR NJ or (1-888-793-6765)

A voluntary partnership formed to help people across NJ gain access to free and low cost prescription
medicine programs. Rx4NJ was created because most people do not know that there are hundreds of drug
companies and government sponsored programs that make it easier for people to afford their prescription
medicines. Rx4NJ is a no cost service connecting qualified New Jerseyans to discounted – or even free-
prescription medicines.




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