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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
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Mental Health and Addiction Services

Mental Health and Addiction Services
Division Director: Brenda Browne
brendab@passaiccountynj.org
Phone: (973) 881-2834


The Passaic County Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services receives state and county funding to ensure the availability of treatment services, particularly for the indigent. The Human Services Department, through this division, funds various qualified treatment providers, programs and initiatives that address mental health and addictions concerns. Addiction services include: Prevention, Early Intervention, Treatment and Recovery Supports. This division also operates the Municipal Alliance Program and the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC). Some of the Mental Health services available in the county include:  outpatient and inpatient mental health services, psychiatric emergency services, supportive housing, ICMS, PACT, self-help support, respite care, and children and adult partial care.  See below for important resources. 


Mental Health and Addiction Services Resources
Click here to download the full list of resources

  • ReachNJ: Addiction resource guide for individuals and families
  • NJ Connect for Recovery: Free, confidential call line focused on helping individuals and families coping with substance use disorders
  • Passaic County Care Management Organization (CMO), Circle of Care, is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to assisting Passaic County multiple-needs children and their families.
  • Passaic County Family Support Organization (FSO), PerformCare, is a family-run, county-based organization that provides direct family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy and other services to family members of children with emotional and behavioral challenges. 
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: A voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
  • NJ Hope Line: Need someone to talk to? We are here to help. Our specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You're not alone...we are only a phone call away.
  • Family Helpline: If you're feeling stressed out, call the Family Helpline and work through your frustrations before a crisis occurs. You'll speak to sensitive, trained volunteers of Parents Anonymous who provide empathic listening about parenting and refer you to resources in your community.
    • Call line: 1-800-843-5437
  • Disaster Mental Health: Toll-free helpline resource for those seeking mental health services and information regarding other resources.
    • Call line: 1-877-294-4357
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey
  • Disability Rights New Jersey
    • Call line: 800-922-7233
  • NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault
    • Call line: 800-601-7200
  • Passaic County Adult Protective Services
    • Call line: 973-881-2616
  • Legal Services of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN)
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Municipal Alliance Program
Passaic County's Municipal Alliance provides service to expand the prevention and education components of the Comprehensive Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Plan of Passaic County. Click https://gcada.nj.gov/alliance/ for more information on the Municipal Alliance Program. 


Addictions Resources by Level of Care


DETOX

Turning Point
680 Broadway, Suite 104, Paterson, NJ 07514
Phone: (973) 239-9400

Straight and Narrow
396 Straight Street, Paterson, NJ 07503
Phone: (973) 345-6000 ext. 6289, Cell: (201) 954-4727

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (formerly Bergen Regional)
230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652
Contact the Access Center at 1 (800) 730-2762 for admissions

ADULT RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT

Turning Point
680 Broadway, Suite 104, Paterson, NJ 07514
Phone: (973) 239-9400
Men’s and Women’s Short Term and Long Term Residential Treatment

Straight and Narrow
396 Straight Street Paterson NJ
Phone: (973) 345-6000
Men, Women with children Residential Treatment

HALFWAY HOUSES

Eva’s Village
393 Main Street, Paterson NJ (973) 523-6220
Halfway House for Men and Women

Straight and Narrow-O’Connor Halfway House
410 Straight Street, Paterson, NJ 07503 (973) 345-6000 ext. 6560
Halfway House for Men (Drug Court clients only)

INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SERVICES

Adult Family Health Services
53 Orchard St., Clifton, NJ 07013 (973) 773-7600
Offers intensive outpatient and co-occurring treatment services

Door Into the Future, Inc.
823 Main Ave., Passaic, NJ 07055 (973) 928-4260
Offers intensive outpatient, outpatient, partial care and co-occurring treatment services

Eva’s Village-Adults only
393 Main Street, Paterson NJ (973) 523-6220 
Offers outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial care and co-occurring services

Great Eastern Behavioral Partners, LLC/New Life Recovery Center
23 Colfax Ave, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 (973) 728-7788
Offers intensive outpatient and partial care services

Keystone Recovery Center, Inc. D/B/A BlueCrest Recovery Center
482 Notch Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424 (973) 298-5776
Offers intensive outpatient, outpatient, partial care, co-occurring treatment services, aftercare

Options Counseling
9 West Broadway, Paterson NJ (973) 345-1883
Offers outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial care and co-occurring services

Passaic Alliance
286 Passaic St., Passaic, NJ 07055 (973) 523-8316
Offers intensive outpatient, outpatient, Medication Assisted Treatment, partial care, co-occurring treatment and aftercare services

Paterson Counseling Center
319-321 Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey 07505 (973) 523-8316
Offers intensive outpatient, outpatient, co-occurring, Medication Assisted Therapy, Methadone and Methadone Maintenance, DUI Program

Straight and Narrow
 396 Straight Street Paterson NJ (973) 345-6000
Offers outpatient and evening intensive outpatient program, co-occurring 

Turning Point
680 Broadway, Suite 104, Paterson, NJ 07514 (973) 239-9400
Offers outpatient, intensive outpatient, and co-occurring services

Wayne Counseling
1022 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, New Jersey 07470 (973) 694-1234
Offers Co-occurring Services and Marriage Therapy


Passaic County Prevention Coalition

United for Prevention in Passaic County is the county's substance abuse prevention coalition. The coalition seeks to create an environmental change relating to substance abuse by promoting awareness, communication and support for all county residents.


United for Prevention in Passaic County
University Hall 364
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Contact: Sherrine Schuldt, CPS, CHES, Prevention Specialist
Phone: (973) 720-3146
Email: upinpc@live.com
Website: https://wpunj.edu/upps


Helpful Educational Materials

Educational videos explaining the way addiction affects the brain. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJSDgvWQSYI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X58U9rO6rIo


SAMHSA - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

The SAMHSA website contains useful resources for those in need of information about substance use disorders, treatment, and services.

https://store.samhsa.gov/issues-conditions-disorders
This link will direct you to a library of resources about specific substance abuse and mental health conditions and diagnoses.


https://store.samhsa.gov/treatment-prevention-recovery
This link will direct you to a library of resources about treatment and accessing services.


https://store.samhsa.gov/substances
This link will direct you to a library of resources about specific substances as well as signs and symptoms of use.