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MONTCLAIR
BOARD OF EDUCATION

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Al-Anon/Alateen, North Jersey
Central Presbyterian Church
46 Park Street.
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (973) 744-8686
Fax:(973) 783-3766

Al-Anon/Alateen, North Jersey is an information service that helps adults and young people affected by someone else's drinking. It is a self-help program, which provides support groups for families and friends of alcoholics.

Since meeting times could change, please call the office to confirm time and place. Please go to http://www.northjerseyal-anon.org/meeting.htm for meeting locations and times.

Type of service: Information service and support group for adults and young people

Payment Information:  Voluntary contribution.  No fees or dues

Type of service: Information service and support group for adults and young people.
Payment Information: Voluntary contribution. No fees or dues.


Alcoholics Anonymous
Intergroup Of Northern New Jersey
2400 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
Phone: 908 687-8566
Phone: 800-245-1377 –24 hours

Alcoholics Anonymous is a Twelve Step program that helps people to recover from alcoholism.

Type of service: Support group for recovering alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking.
Payment Information: Voluntary contribution. No fees or dues


The Bridge, Inc.
14 Park Ave.
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone: (973) 228-3000
Contact: Inya Chehade

Non-profit agency provides a full range of mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services to troubled youth and their families. Programs include: substance groups; family support groups; individual, group, and family counseling; support for at-risk youth; and crisis intervention.

Type of service: Outpatient
Payment information: Private health insurance, sliding scale based on income

See also : Counseling/Mental Health


Cope Center, Inc.
104 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (973) 783-6655
Contact: Sue Seidenfeld, Exec. Dir.
Contact: Rose Maire, Clinical Dir.

Provides individual, group, and family counseling; crisis intervention; family Conflict Resolution/Violence; alcohol and substance abuse counseling and support groups; urine monitoring; AIDS support group; community educational programs; and child abuse prevention services.

Type of Service: Outpatient
Payment Information: Private health insurance, sliding scale based on income, Medicaid

See also: Child Abuse, Counseling/Mental Health


Essex Prevention Resources
201 Bloomfield Ave., Suite 29
Verona, NJ 07044
Phone: 973 571-2324

Essex Prevention Resources is a drug and tobacco prevention resource center providing services to individuals, families, professionals, community groups, schools, businesses and legislators.  Some of the services provided are:  Methamphetamine, Heroin and Party Drugs Project, Childhood Drinking Initiative, REBEL – Reaching Everyone By Exposing Lies, and CAT – Communities Against Tobacco.  For more information about these programs please call.


High Focus Centers
Phone: 1-800-877-FOCUS 

High Focus Centers provide comprehensive outpatient substance abuse treatment services for adolescents and their families. They have offices in Paramus, Parsippany, Cranford, Freehold, and Branchburg.  They are the largest private substance abuse and psychiatric treatment provider in the area. Services available cover the full spectrum of care - initial evaluation, early intervention, primary treatment, inpatient referral and aftercare.

Type of service: outpatient , partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient
Payment Information: Private health insurance


Main Street Counseling Center
8 Marcella Ave.
West Orange, NJ 05052
Phone: (973) 736-2041
Contact: Steve Margeotes, Executive Dir.

Non-profit agency founded in 1980 to serve children and families who need mental health counseling but can't afford it privately.  Dealing with issues such as depression, violence, drug/alcohol use, divorce, sexual and physical abuse, low self-esteem, and financial difficulties.

Type of service: Outpatient
Payment Information: Private health insurance, sliding scale based on income

See also : Counseling/Mental Health, Conflict Resolution/Violence


Mental Health Association of Essex County
33 S. Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (973) 509-9777

Information and referral service for mental health and related services including alcoholism/drug abuse, financial assistance, women's, family and youth counseling services.

Type of service: Information and referral service
Payment Information: As per referring agency

See also : Counseling/Mental Health


Rational Recovery
PO Box 800
Lotus, CA 95651
Phone: 530-621-2667

Rational Recovery is an organization, opposed to A.A. and other mutual help groups, that promotes self-recovery for any addiction through the use of the Addictive Voice Recognition Technique.  Extensive Internet Crash Course on AVR technique.  Books and videotapes are also available.

Type of service: Video resources and Internet Crash Course


STOP SMOKING
New Jersey QuitLine
Phone: 1-866 NJ-STOPS
Phone: 1-866-657-8677

Free quit smoking support program. Create your own Quit Plan. Ask Questions of Expert Counselors. Get support from the QuitNet community. Learn from science-based Quitting Guides.


Turning Point Inc.
125 Fairview Avenue Bldg. 14
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Hotline: (800) 234-0420
Phone: (973) 239-9400 Ext. 179
Contact: Ahlam Jerai, MSW. LSW    
Dir. Of Admissions

Turning Point, Inc. is a detox and residential treatment center for alcohol and drug addiction that serves New Jersey's indigent community.

Type of service: Non-hospital residential (24 hour)
Payment Information: Self pay on sliding scale; private health insurance if any.

Addiction/Substance Abuse Websites

Parents’ Resource Center created by The Center for Health and Health are in Schools, the Parents’ Resource Center provides two types of information:  Learn Now – a web portal that provides valuable links to parent-friendly resources on child and adolescent health issues, and Act Now a guide written by CHHCS to help parents assess health-related services and programs at their child’s school.

The Cool Spot” uses engaging games and graphics to deliver important messages about the risks of underage drinking and ways to resist peer pressure," says NIAAA Director Ting-Kai Li, M.D. "It's vital to reach this age group, because the younger people are when they start to drink, the higher their chances of developing an alcohol problem at some point in their lives." Research shows that more than 4 in 10 people who start drinking before age 15 eventually become alcohol dependent.

New Jersey Division of Addiction ServicesView addiction services directory online by county.

Students Against Destructive Decisions: An organization with middle school, high school, and college chapters that provides prevention and intervention tools to deal with underage drinking, drug use, and other destructive decisions.

Hazelden Foundation. Click Bookstore. Provides treatment, information, educational materials and publications concerning alcoholism and drug dependencies.

SMART Recovery. A recovery method described as a common sense, scientific approach for abstaining from addictive behaviors, including alcohol.  Phone:  440-951-5357.

Narcotics Anonymous: These recovery groups apply the Twelve Steps for drug addiction.  Phone:  818-773-9999
Monday-Friday, 8-5 Pacific Time.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse.  A branch of the National Institutes for Health, the website includes interactive pages, NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse, a drug education program geared specifically for adolescents aged 11 to 15.

The Essex Prevention Coalition is dedicated to targeting and preventing underage drinking and substance abuse in Essex County.  The website contains news  events, and current  resources for parents , youth, educators and  treatment professionals.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Marijuana Facts that Parents Need to Know

 A tool kit for talking to your children about alcohol and drug abuse


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