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Sunrise House Treatment Center

37 Sunset Inn Road, Lafayette, New Jersey, 07848
Sunrise House, a treatment center serving the greater New Jersey area, uses an individualized, client-focused approach to provide patients with the best treatment plan. Group therapies are tailored to the patient’s unique experiences. The various levels of care we provide at Sunrise House range from medical detox and residential treatment to outpatient treatment and aftercare planning in Lafayette New Jersey. At Sunrise House in Lafayette New Jersey, you’ll participate in various types of group and holistic therapies that are tailed to meet your specific treatment needs. From trauma-focused treatment and age-specific groups to gender-specific treatment and LGBTQ+ tracks, Sunrise House can provide you with access to relevant information about recovery. You will also have at least one individual therapy session a week. Our facility has a variety of amenities and features that will help you to feel comfortable while in treatment and also help restore both your physical and emotional health. We’re located in an old convent, with historic architecture and scenic views of Sussex County. We also have various amenities, including but not limited to table tennis, an expert culinary staff, basketball, a nutritionist, a fitness center, and more. From intake to discharge, you’ll have access to discharge planners and alumni coordinators who will work to make sure you have a support network waiting for you to help continue your recovery. Discharge planning will ramp up as you near the end of your treatment and will focus on tailoring a recovery plan for where you are in the process. Additionally, you’ll have the option of joining Sunrise House’s alumni network, which will keep you in contact with the facility staff and with a national network of alumni living in recovery.

Facility Highlights

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Indoor Gym
  • Registered Dietician
  • Family Therapy
  • Certified Fitness Trainer
  • Individual Therapy

Specialization

  • Family Program

    Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness, or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier, and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.
  • Residential Treatment

    Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
  • Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Facility Settings

  • Private/Secluded
  • Mountains
  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Evangelos Christodoulou
    Dr. Evangelos ChristodoulouMedical Director
    Dr. Christodoulou has provided psychiatric emergency services and evaluations for over 20 years. He has taken a special interest in treating children and juveniles, as well as those who suffer from substance use disorders. Dr. Christodoulou is board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and has certifications in both psychiatry and neurology.
  • Kenneth Thomas
    Kenneth ThomasClinical Director

Financial Details

  • Financing Available
  • https://sunrisehouse.com/addiction-treatment-new-jersey/admissions/#vob-form
  • https://sunrisehouse.com/addiction-treatment-new-jersey/payment-options/

Rehabs 360 Guide

ABOUT SUNRISE HOUSE

Sunrise House remains open and committed to providing critical addiction treatment during the Coronavirus pandemic. As per the updated CDC guidelines, patients who are vaccinated may not need to quarantine upon admissions. Those who are vaccinated against COVID-19 should bring their vaccination cards to the facility when they enter treatment. COVID-19 testing at Sunrise House remains available, and the facility is accepting both vaccinated and unvaccinated patients.

Situated on 22 acres in the mountains of Sussex County, N.J., Sunrise House provides a tranquil setting for addiction recovery and behavioral health disorders. The center provides residential, intensive outpatient (IOP), and general outpatient programs for adults, as well as medically supervised detox, for those clients who require it — positioning Sunrise House among just 4.1 percent of New Jersey-based, non-hospital residential centers that offers medical detox. Founded in 1983, Sunrise House began operation under American Addiction Centers in 2015.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

The program begins with a comprehensive assessment of the client’s medical history, followed by detox, if necessary, which typically lasts five to seven days. The residential program typically lasts 90 days, and uses evidence-based modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing (MI) alongside 12-step facilitation.

Therapy is conducted in individual, group, and family settings, and specialized treatment is available for gender-specific concerns, LGBTQ-specific treatment, and trauma (which is treated at 46.2 percent of New Jersey-based facilities). As well as treatment sessions, clients attend educational and motivational lectures and programming on preventing relapse.

Clients who complete the residential program can progress through the complete continuum of care, beginning with an IOP that meets for three hours at a time, between three and seven days a week. The IOP is offered in the daytime or the evening, to suit a variety of schedules. In standard outpatient care, clients meet for one or two hours a week, as needed.

All clients leave treatment with a comprehensive aftercare plan, including recommendations for further care, contact details for local sobriety resources, and membership in the American Addiction Centers alumni network. And under the AAC brand promise, all clients who complete the 90-day residential program can come back for a further 30-day stay free of charge if they relapse.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

The treatment team includes licensed physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, therapists, and support staff. The 50 Rehabs.com survey respondents who assessed the center's staff to date gave very positive feedback concerning the staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 4.5/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Once an old nunnery, the Sunrise House campus is set on several acres of rural land. Images on the website show manicured lawns, dorm-style bedrooms, and outdoor seating areas. There's also a fitness room on-site, complete with exercise machines. The 50 Rehabs.com survey respondents polled on the center's comfort and amenities gave mixed-to-positive ratings:

Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 3.8/5
Exercise and Leisure Offerings: 3.1/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

Alumni polled by Rehabs.com paint a mostly positive picture of Sunrise House, with 37 alumni indicating that, on average, they would recommend the facility and were impressed with the program's family participation. However, they were less impressed with the program's holistic offerings.

Likelihood to Recommend: 4.2/5
Family Participation: 3.9/5
Holistic Offerings: 2.7/5

In their comments, the reviewers repeatedly praised the knowledge and experience levels they found in staff, and some alumni were particularly impressed that some staff are themselves in recovery. "The staff was great. They are experienced and know what they're talking about," John wrote in a representative comment.

Negative comments repeatedly cited understaffing and inadequate extracurricular activities. "Strengths: Excellent staff and amenities Weaknesses: Lack of leisure time activities," Joshua wrote in a typical comment.

On secondary sites, Sunrise House has mixed feedback, skewing positive, with average ratings of 3.5 stars based on 106 reviews on Google, 3 stars based on 10 reviews on Yelp, and 4.6 stars based on 46 opinions on Facebook (where the facility is able to manage its own reviews).[1] [2] [3]

Reviewers repeatedly praised the center's staff, and even thanked Sunrise House for saving their lives. "Sunrise house saved my life and gave me a better life ! I'll be forever grateful for this facility," B.M. wrote in a typical comment on Google. However, more than one reviewer expressed concerns that the center was more interested in making money than helping people.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

The 13 loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date gave mostly positive feedback, offering positive ratings for the level of family participation and counseling options. Like alumni, the reviewers repeatedly praised the center's staff, in particular their personal experience with recovery. "All counsellors were past addicts or had loved ones that were. Not enough extra curricular. Everyone was very kind," one anonymous reviewer wrote in a typical comment.

Family Participation: 4/5
Counseling Options: 3.5/5

Echoing alumni opinions, loved ones indicated that the center's extracurricular activities were somewhat lacking. However, loved ones strongly agreed they'd be highly likely to recommend the facility to others.

Likelihood to Recommend: 4.6/5
Exercise and Leisure Offerings: 2.9/5

WHAT STAFF SAY

The single staffer polled by Rehabs.com to date would strongly recommend treatment at Sunrise House. "Strengths: Individualized treatment - dedicated staff - resources and guidance," the staff member wrote, giving the facility five stars for its family participation, counseling options, and ability to treat co-occurring disorders.

FINANCING

Sunrise House accepts most private insurance plans and offers self-pay and payment plan options. Find out if your insurance covers some or all treatment costs.

CONCLUSION

The New Jersey Herald reported in January 2018 that Sunrise House offers 15 scholarships a year, providing up to 30 days' treatment for those who wouldn't otherwise be able to access it.

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.yelp.com/biz/sunrise-house-lafayette?osq=Sunrise+House
[3] https://www.facebook.com/pg/sunrise.house.5/reviews/?ref=page_internal

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Diane in the cafeteria is amazing, she always went out of her way to make sure as a diabetic she took care of me also Mike. Detox was managed well. The TA's on both levels were very helpful, especially Mat, Mike, Gary, Paul and Jim. Nursing could prep the cups like certain other nurses to make the line go faster. I definitely have to acknowledge Marcin, Ms. K, Tim, and the rest of the crew were on point. The communication with the departments are lagging the hours that we have to endure are way too long. By the time dinner is over, everyone is exhausted for the last group of the day and fall asleep. If it wasn't for Diane I wouldn't have meals for a diabetic and there are more diabetics in this building, there should be a special diabetic menu made and also for people that have dietary needs because of serious medical issues and this needs to be addressed, handled and made.
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This place is whatever you want it to be. Overall they provided me a safe place to get my mind back with 3 meals a day (which were better than expected) and a bed to sleep in. 5/5 for what I was looking for.
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if you are looking for the Ritz Carlton this isn't the place for you but, if you want to get clean and learn more about the disease of addiction I highly recommend this place. Thank you Sunrise house
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this place was amazing staff clients counselors had and amazing experience so excited to enjoy life and my recovery
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Great program if you are serious about your recovery. The staff is very caring and are there for you whenever you need them. Would highly recommend to anyone who is looking for serious recovery. Big thanks to my counselor Jesse, Irene in discharge planning, and frank in maintenance!

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