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The state of New Jersey is located at the crossroads of New York and Pennsylvania. Its geographic location makes drug trafficking a huge problem for law enforcement.
Substance abuse has been plaguing New Jersey for several years.
New Jersey residents that are struggling with substance abuse can find healing at The Treatment Center.
Drug and Alcohol Programs
The Treatment Center is dedicated to helping New Jersey residents overcome their battles with addiction. Every patient comes to our rehab facility with different addiction issues, needs and goals. Each patient receives a customized treatment plan to fit their needs. The following services and therapies may be included in a patient’s treatment plan:
- Medically supervised detoxification
- Individual therapy
- Group counseling
- Dual diagnosis treatment
- Christian-based treatment programs
- 12 step programs
- Court liaison services
- Holistic therapies
- Relapse prevention
- Pain management program
- Alumni support
In our substance abuse programs, patients will learn how to rebuild their lives without mind altering substances.
The Treatment Center is an accredited rehab facility that has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission.
Our doctors, psychiatrists, licensed therapists and nurses have extensive experience in the field of addiction.
For additional information about The Treatment Center, call our admissions department at (732) 481-4095 or confidentially chat with an admissions counselor online. You can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Substance Abuse in New Jersey
New Jersey residents frequently abuse alcohol, prescription medications and illegal drugs. Some of the most common drugs in New Jersey include:
- Prescription opioids
While these may be the most popular drugs in New Jersey, residents also abuse Ecstasy, marijuana and synthetic drugs.
Cocaine is the most abused drug in New Jersey. The drug is easily smuggled into New Jersey ports from South America and Mexico. Many New York-based drug cartels often store their drugs in New Jersey. From there, the drugs are then transported to other parts of the country.
Crack, the freebase form of cocaine, is available throughout the state and is heavily abused.
Many drug companies are located in New Jersey and prescription drug abuse is rampant throughout the state. Percocet, OxyContin, Xanax, Vicodin and Hydrocodone are the most popular prescription drugs in New Jersey. They come into the state primarily from Canada and Mexico and recently counterfeit pills from Mexico have entered the state.
Residents have been abusing prescription drugs for years. In 2006, the number of overdoses, many fatal, linked to Fentanyl, helped start “Operation Undertaker.” The program was started to identify areas of drug abuse in the state.
Oftentimes, prescription painkillers are a gateway drug to heroin. Due to its high quality and low price, heroin is one of the most abused drugs in New Jersey. The majority of heroin comes into the state from the Caribbean.
Like many other states, New Jersey has a methamphetamine problem. Locally produced methamphetamine is on a small scale in New Jersey because of the lack of chemical starter ingredients. However, meth laboratories exist throughout the state.
In New Jersey, nearly 33 percent of people in rehab facilities are being treated for alcohol addiction. The majority of people being admitted for alcohol dependence are over the age of 18.
Contact The Treatment Center
If you or a loved one is struggling with a drug or alcohol problem, The Treatment Center can help you. Our experienced staff will teach you how to live without mind altering substances. Start your recovery journey now by contacting our admissions counselors.