Addiction has no boundaries and can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, religion or economic status. The programs in the Addiction Services Area serve adult individuals, families and adolescents who are struggling to overcome their addictions.
Catholic Charities has several locations to meet the growing needs of this service.
Location: Bridgewater Family Service Center
The Bridgewater office provides in intensive outpatient group for adolescents that meet after school and is designed to facilitate the road to recovery, as well as an adolescent prevention group and community outreach.
Comprehensive Family Treatment of Addictions
Services: Alcohol/drug assessments, individual and family therapy, co-dependency program, adolescent and young children groups, adult children of alcoholics, family education program. After care services are available for adults and adolescents and their families after rehabilitation program is completed. Adolescent early intervention program and adolescent intensive outpatient program.
Eligibility Criteria: Resident of Somerset County, Substance Addiction Diagnosis.
Wait List: There is no waiting list for this service.
Outpatient Addiction Counseling
Services: Alcohol/drug assessments, individual, group and family therapy provided on an outpatient basis to individuals and families impacted by drugs/alcohol;
Eligibility Criteria: Any client seeking addiction services and are free from acute medical and psychiatric symptomatology (DT's, acute detoxification symptoms, non-suicidal, non-homicidal, delusions or hallucinations), and are appropriate for outpatient addiction services as per ASAM criteria are eligible.
Wait List: Clients generally seen for intake within 2-3 weeks.
Location: East Brunswick Family Service Center
Middlesex Addiction Services
Services: This program provides comprehensive alcohol/drug assessments; individual, group and family counseling on an outpatient basis to individuals and families impacted by drugs or alcohol; The program also provides written court evaluations.
Adult Population: The program offers traditional programming for adult outpatient addiction counseling and treatment in both a group or individual setting. This program works with the Middlesex IDRC to assist the population to meet the court reccommendations.
Adolescent Population: The program also provides a Teen Support Progaram that provides addiction services to adolescents ages 14-18. The program is uniquely designed to specifically meet the needs of those whos lives are affected by the use or abuse of alcohol or drugs. The program provides addiction evaluations, weekly addiction group, individual and family counseling, drug education and relapse prevention.
Eligibility Criteria: Any client seeking addiction services and is free from acute medical and psychiatric symptomatology (DT's, acute detoxification symptoms, non-suicidal, non-homicidal, delusions or hallucinations), and is appropriate for outpatient addiction services as per ASAM criteria is eligible.
Wait List: Clients generally seen for intake within 2-3 weeks. Please call the Access Center @ 1-800-655-9491 for a screening and intake appointment.