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Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs

Addiction rehab treatment center in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, located in New Brunswick, NJ, is a treatment center funded by the government. It helps people overcome drug and alcohol problems with different kinds of care. The programs at Rutgers/UBHC deal with many issues like drug addiction, mental health, substance abuse, dealing with both a mental disorder and substance abuse, alcohol problems, and opioid addiction.

The center has a plan for helping with addiction that looks at every part of the issue. If you or someone you know is struggling with these issues, Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, NJ, might be able to help.

Facility Information

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Location

303 George Street, 2nd Floor
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 8901

Facility Type

Drug AddictionMental HealthSubstance AbuseAlcoholismOpioid AddictionDual Diagnosis
  • Cash/Self-Pay
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Health Insurance

Languages

  • English
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About Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs

Ages Treated

  • Adults
  • Teenagers

Genders Accepted

FemaleMale

Smoking Allowed

Conditions and Issues Treated

A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

  • Alcoholism

    Alcoholism is one of the most common addictions in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Alcohol addiction (often referred to as alcoholism or alcohol use disorder) is characterized by a deep craving for alcohol and the inability to quit drinking regardless of any adverse effects. Alcohol use disorder ensues when the chemical changes from long-term alcohol use drive the brain to acclimate to normal functions creating a dependency. Many people who struggle with alcoholism find it challenging to quit without the help of a treatment facility such as Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs. The alcoholism treatment at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey is designed to give you the support you need to quit drinking once and for all.

  • Drug Addiction

    Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by a physical and psychological dependency on drugs. Drug addiction occurs when extensive drug use causes changes in a person’s brain chemistry, resulting in uncontrollable cravings to use regardless of the adverse effects. The only way to overcome drug addiction or other addiction disorders is to receive addiction treatment. Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey offers many treatment options for those struggling with drug addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with drug addiction, get help as soon as possible. Prolonged drug use can result in a destructive addiction cycle where you must continue using drugs to avoid distressing withdrawal symptoms. Regardless of your situation, help is available in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

  • Dual Diagnosis

    Several treatment options are available in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey to treat individuals with dual diagnoses. In addiction treatment, a dual diagnosis, also known as co-occurring disorder or comorbidity, is when someone suffers from two or more disorders at the same time, such as a drug use disorder and depressive disorder. Integrated treatment for a mental illness and substance use disorder is generally most effective for someone struggling with a dual-diagnosis disorder compared to separate treatments for each condition. Treatment of dual-diagnosis disorders at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey includes knowledgeable addiction treatment professionals providing effective services that treat the whole person and supports overall health and recovery.

  • Mental Health

    Mental health disorders can lead to severe and potentially life-threatening issues if left untreated. Several factors can disrupt a person’s mental health, including intrinsic factors — such as the development of depression or anxiety — as well as external factors like experiencing traumatic events. Sometimes, counseling alone is not enough to manage a mental health condition. In these cases, Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey, offers mental health treatment as a more comprehensive level of support in treating mental health disorders in combination with substance use disorders. Mental health treatment at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs can offer the stability and guidance needed to facilitate meaningful progress and recovery.

  • Opioid Addiction

    Opioids/opiates are among the most addictive substances worldwide. Prescribed for various medical needs, opioids encompass a large class of prescription drugs such as morphine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone, and illegal substances such as heroin and opium. People who misuse opioids can develop an opioid addiction very quickly. Opioid addiction, also known as an opioid use disorder, is a condition in which someone compulsively seeks the drug. In New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey, there are many treatment options to choose from for an opioid/opiate addiction. The most effective form of opioid addiction treatment is drug detox, followed by inpatient drug rehab. Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey offers opioid addiction treatment tailored to your unique needs and situation.

  • Substance Abuse

    Substance abuse refers to the act of misusing drugs or alcohol. Substance abuse problems can refer to illicit drugs — such as heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine — or legal drugs, such as alcohol or prescription medications. Substances frequently abused in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey include alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs, methamphetamine, cocaine, opiates/opioids, hallucinogens, and more. The main difference between substance abuse and drug addiction is that individuals with substance abuse problems can quit or change their unhealthy habits. In contrast, addiction is a disease in which someone can’t just stop using when their addiction causes them harm. People engaged in substance abuse put themselves at risk for developing a substance use disorder, a severe mental health condition that can make it difficult for people to stop using drugs or alcohol on their own. Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey works to address substance abuse and help people to build fulfilling lives in recovery.

Does not use medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder
Buprenorphine DetoxificationBuprenorphine MaintenanceBuprenorphine Maintenance for predetermined timePrescribes BuprenorphinePrescribes NaltrexoneRelapse Prevention With NaltrexoneAccepts Clients Using MAT but Prescribed ElsewhereLofexidine/Clonidine Detoxification
Case Management Service, Early Intervention For HIV, Mental Health Services, Social Skills Development, Treatment For Gambling Disorder, Treatment For Other Addiction Disorders

Levels of Care Offered at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs

This facility offers a variety of treatments.

  • Addiction Treatment

    If you're dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction in New Brunswick, New Jersey, there are many ways to get help. You can choose from programs that let you stay at the treatment center, or you can visit for treatment while living at home. There are also programs that focus on treating both addiction and mental health issues at the same time. Plus, you can join support groups that keep on giving help even after you finish a program.

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, we understand that everyone's journey to recovery is unique. That's why we create a plan that's just for you, based on what you need and what you're going through. Our goal is to help you tackle your addiction from all sides, and teach you how to stay healthy and free from addiction for a long time.

    We offer lots of different ways to help you at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This includes talking one-on-one with a therapist or sharing your experiences in a group setting. These talks can play a big part in your recovery.

  • Inpatient Drug Rehab

    Inpatient drug rehab is the most intense kind of help you can get for addiction. It's like a live-in program at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs where you stay at a place without drugs in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Here, you get help day and night from experts who know a lot about addiction. If you're dealing with addiction and also have another mental health issue, this kind of rehab is a really good choice. It lets you put all your energy into getting better while you're around other people who are working on the same goal.

  • Residential Treatment

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, people who are working hard to get better from drug and alcohol problems can get help day and night. This help also covers any mental health issues they have because of using these substances. When you're in residential treatment in New Brunswick, New Jersey, you'll take part in different kinds of therapy sessions. These sessions are all about helping you face and deal with the tough stuff that comes with addiction.

    Staying at an inpatient rehab is one of the top ways to tackle addiction head-on. People usually stay for a time that can range from a month to about half a year, or sometimes even longer. While you're there, your days will be packed with all sorts of treatments to help you on your journey to recovery.

Benzodiazepines DetoxificationOpioid Detoxification
Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment, Comprehensive Substance Use Assessment, Interim Services for Clients, Screening for Tobacco Use, Screening for Substance Use, Screening for Mental Disorders, Professional Interventionist/Educational Consultant
Medication Assisted Treatment offered at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs 
  • Buprenorphine
  • Naltrexone

Therapies, Programs & Treatment Approaches

A detailed list of the methods used to care for each individual.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT for short, is a kind of therapy that shows people the link between what they think and what they do. When someone goes through CBT, they get better at spotting thoughts that aren't helpful and learning to change them. By changing the way they think, they can make their relationships with others better and are less likely to turn to unhealthy habits.

  • Family Counseling

    Family counseling is an important part of treating addiction, both when a patient stays at a treatment center and when they visit for sessions. This type of counseling is included at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey because addiction doesn't just affect the person using substances; it also impacts their family. At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, they understand that families need help too. With family counseling in New Brunswick, New Jersey, everyone, including the person with addiction and their relatives, can work together to solve problems. They also learn the best ways to support their family member as they recover from addiction.

  • Group Counseling

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, group therapy is a way for people to get help from a therapist while sharing the experience with others. In these groups, which usually have 5 to 20 people, members often have similar issues they are working through. This could be a certain problem they all face or a tough event they have all gone through. Group therapy happens both where people stay for treatment and where they visit just for the therapy session.

    In group therapy here in New Brunswick, New Jersey, everyone talks together about a topic or a challenge they're dealing with. A trained therapist leads these talks. Sometimes the therapist will guide the conversation in a certain direction, and they might have a plan or topic ready for each time the group meets. This helps everyone in the group learn from each other and get better together.

  • Health Education Services Other Than HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, we provide addiction treatment services that include health education. This is to make sure that everyone gets a complete treatment experience with the right mix of support and learning about health. Our goal in teaching about health in New Brunswick, New Jersey is to help people stay healthy and prevent illness as they work on getting better from addiction.

  • Individual Counseling

    Individual therapy is a kind of counseling where one person talks with a therapist by themselves. At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, this kind of therapy uses different ways to help people who are trying to get better from addiction. When people go to individual therapy at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, they get to know their therapist well and work together to handle tough situations, understand their feelings, and learn good ways to deal with problems. This therapy in New Brunswick, New Jersey is also good for treating many mental health issues like addiction, anxiety, depression, OCD, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, PTSD, and others.

  • Interventions

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, we work with families and friends to plan a meeting, called an intervention, for someone who has a serious problem with drugs or alcohol. The plan is to help the person see how their addiction is not only hurting them but also the people they care about.

    A professional who knows how to help with these situations guides everyone through the process. Together, they choose a comfortable spot where they can talk to the person struggling with addiction. During this talk, everyone shares how they feel and shows their worry about the person's fight with drugs or alcohol.

    The main aim is to get the person to understand that their addiction is causing a lot of harm. It's important for them to agree to get help from experts who can support them in getting better.

    The team at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey is really good at helping with these important talks. They know how to make sure the message of concern and love reaches the person in need. Getting help through an intervention in New Brunswick, New Jersey can truly save a life, especially for someone who is dealing with addiction and other health issues at the same time.

  • Marital/Couples Counseling

    Marital counseling, also known as couples therapy, helps partners sort out arguments and improve their relationship. When one person in a couple uses drugs or alcohol too much, it doesn't just hurt them; it also impacts the people they love, especially their partner. This is true for married people, those who live together, or anyone in a relationship. If a partner is dealing with addiction, it can hurt both people and make it tough to have a good, healthy relationship.

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, a trained counselor helps couples work on their problems. Some couples might only need to go to therapy for a little while, but others might need more time to build a strong, healthy relationship again.

  • Matrix Model

    The Matrix Model is a way to help people who have a hard time stopping the use of drugs that give them a lot of energy, like certain illegal drugs. This method brings together different kinds of help that have been shown to work well. It was one of the first plans made to help people get better without having to stay in a treatment center. Many drug treatment centers in New Brunswick, New Jersey use the Matrix Model.

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, we use the Matrix Model to give people strong support without them having to live at the treatment center. Our program includes teaching people about addiction. This helps them understand their addiction better and how to overcome it.

  • Motivational Interviewing

    Motivational interviewing is a helpful way to encourage people to stop harmful habits. At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, we use motivational interviewing along with another method called motivational enhancement therapy. This combination helps those dealing with drug or alcohol problems to feel more sure of themselves as they work to get better.

  • Relapse Prevention

    Going back to using drugs or alcohol after you've finished treatment for addiction is called a relapse. Many people who are working to overcome addictions might relapse at some time. If this happens, it doesn't mean you've failed. It just means you might need more help to stay on the path to staying clean for your whole life. Here at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, we have relapse prevention therapy. This will teach you about why relapse happens, what makes you want to use again, and how to keep it from happening.

  • Smoking/Vaping/Tobacco Cessation Counseling

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, we offer help for people who want to stop smoking or vaping. Our program includes teaching about the risks of using tobacco and providing support for those who are trying to quit. Clients can find many resources and get counseling to help them give up tobacco for good.

  • Substance Use Disorder Counseling

    Substance abuse counseling, also known as addiction counseling, is a key part of getting better for people who have problems with drugs or alcohol. It's a chance to talk about what's behind their addiction and find ways to solve it. At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, they mix different types of help and care to help people beat their addictions.

    When someone goes to counseling for substance use disorders at Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, they meet with expert counselors in a place where they can get medical help in New Brunswick, New Jersey. They work together to understand things like mental health issues, habits that can cause harm, and what they want to achieve in treatment.

  • Substance Use Disorder Education

    Learning about substance use disorder is really helpful for people dealing with addiction and their families too. At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, this kind of learning helps everyone understand more about the problems with using drugs and alcohol. It teaches how these substances can hurt our minds and bodies. It also shows how to be there for someone when they are trying to stop using drugs or alcohol, during their time in rehab, and when they are working to stay drug-free.

    In New Brunswick, New Jersey, when we talk about learning regarding substance use, it includes lessons for people who are using drugs or alcohol. It also helps their family and friends know how to support them. This education might even include how to talk and listen in ways that can help the person with their addiction.

  • Telemedicine/Telehealth Therapy

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs, we offer telemedicine or telehealth therapy. This means you can talk to a therapist over the phone or online. It's private and you don't have to go anywhere to get help. People who choose our telehealth services get support right from home. We want to help lots of people in New Brunswick, New Jersey and other places too. This way, everyone can get the care they need easily.

  • Vocational Training or Educational Support

    At Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Servs in New Brunswick, New Jersey, people who are getting better from substance abuse can learn how to get ready for work or school, one step at a time. Addiction counselors help by talking about what kinds of jobs are out there and what skills you need to keep a job, all based on what each person likes, what they're interested in, and what they want to achieve.

    The vocational training here helps with problems someone might face at work when they are recovering. In New Brunswick, New Jersey, this training might cover learning how to solve problems and handle stress at work, ways to stay motivated, and help with finding more education and training to get better skills.

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Additional Details

Address Information

303 George Street, 2nd Floor
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 8901

Phone Number

732-235-6800

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