Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in Edgewater, New Jersey? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
Edgewater is located along the Hudson River in Bergen County, in the northeastern part of New Jersey. Substance misuse and drug overdose deaths are serious public concerns among residents. Fortunately, Edgewater residents have lots of options when it comes to finding and choosing a nearby addiction treatment center.
In 2019, Bergen County saw an average of three drug overdose deaths per week.1 In total, there were 662 reported drug overdoses in the county that year.1 Opioid addiction in Bergen County is severe to the point the county has been testing programs that replace jail time with addiction treatment for those with drug-related offenses.1
In 2019, a total of 46 Edgewater residents were admitted to drug and alcohol rehab centers for substance abuse treatment.2 The most abused drugs in Edgewater are heroin and alcohol.2 There were 18 admissions to addiction treatment centers for heroin, 15 for alcohol, six for marijuana, and three for cocaine.2 The remainder of admissions were for opiates and other substances.2
There are 94 addiction treatment facilities within a 5-mile radius of Edgewater.3 The majority of other nearby drug and alcohol rehab facilities are in New York City.3 These addiction treatment centers offer a wide range of services including detox, behavioral therapy, and residential rehab.3
Edgewater residents who are struggling with both a substance use disorder and mental health disorder have the option of choosing from one of 161 rehab centers within a 5-mile radius that can treat dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorders.4 The total number of substance abuse and mental health treatment centers near Edgewater make up more than 28% of the total number of these facilities in New Jersey.4
People in Edgewater with opioid use disorder have the option of seeking treatment from one of 736 buprenorphine practitioners within 5 miles of their city.4 Buprenorphine is a medication that can be prescribed on an outpatient basis to treat opioid dependence, as it can reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms and increase safety in the case of an overdose.5 However, those with opioid addiction who need a higher level of care still have the option of receiving treatment at a nearby inpatient or residential rehab center.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are 12-step support groups that are shown to complement and prolong the effects of professional addiction treatment.6 There are dozens of self-help drug and alcohol support groups near Edgewater, including in New York City.
There is one AA group that meets in Edgewater at Edgewater Community Center at Veterans Field, 1167 River Road.7 Residents who are interested in joining other AA groups can explore their options in New York City, where meetings take place 7 days a week at all hours of the day.8 A full list of New York City AA meetings is available on the official website for the Inter-group Association of AA of New York.8
There are no NA meetings in Edgewater, though there are about 412 meetings within 10 miles—the majority of which are in New York City.9 A complete schedule of NA meetings near Edgewater is available on the official NA website.9