Somerset Treatment Services and Programs
Clinical substance use disorder services is comprised of a core set of services which include substance abuse assessments, individual counseling and family therapy.
Drug Courts provide a highly specialized team process that functions within the existing Superior Court structure to address nonviolent drug cases, building collaboration between criminal justice and treatment professionals.
Group therapy services provides a diverse range of groups including Early Education, Relapse Prevention, Women's Treatment, Adolescent Treatment, Co-occurring Disorders and Anger Management.
Somerset Treatment Services offers three distinct Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) programs, which provide nine hours of substance use disorder treatment per week. These include educational groups, therapeutic groups, and individual counseling sessions.
IDRC stands for the Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center. After a driver in the state of New Jersey obtains two “driving while intoxicated” or “driving under the influence” charges they are required by law to attend a 48 hour program in Passaic County on the dangers and repercussions of drinking and driving.
The services currently address clients with addiction to opiates, such as heroin or other narcotic drugs. Programs include: OTP (Opioid Treatment Program) and Buprenorphine (Suboxone) Treatment Services
This program responds to the unique needs of the opiate-addicted population. Groups are based upon standardized tools proven to be effective and appropriate for this population.
The Women’s Group is designed to address the needs of women using supportive techniques to help clients feel at ease in discussing their personal experiences.
Alcohol/substance abuse education and outreach services are provided to Somerset County residents, primarily targeting high risk/target populations. The Alcohol Education Specialist reaches out to and coordinates services with other agencies including schools, social services organizations, criminal justice system entities, senior centers, and others.
The goal of Early Education Group is to educate clients on the different types of alcohol/drug use, abuse and addiction, providing accurate information on the psychological, physical and social effects of use
This family prevention program was developed to appropriately address the needs of high- risk families, particularly targeting Children Of Substance Abusers, with children aged 6-11 or10-14. STS utilizes the evidence-based Prevention Education tool, the Strengthening Families Program (SFP), focusing on both the children and the parents, to improve the family relationships and management.
This program provides individualized care through assignment of a case manager to address the range of needs addressing each client diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.
This weekly group offers a welcoming yet confidential environment in which clients can seek to address various issues related to HIV/AIDS.
Services include free access to various treatment modalities at Somerset Treatment Services, including the Opioid Treatment Program and out-patient individual and group counseling.