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Find a Substance Abuse Rehab Center or Resource in Hackensack, NJ

Hackensack, New Jersey, like many cities in the U.S., boasts a proud and rich history. Unfortunately, it now is part of another narrative—that of the growing drug epidemic in this country.

In 2016, 1,204 Bergen County, residents were admitted into drug treatment programs for heroin.1 Of that number, 82 were Hackensack residents. 1 Sadly, this number does not account for the many people who didn’t seek help for their addiction.

Many people fear going to rehabilitation centers because they fear the difficult heroin withdrawal process.  If you’re trying to fight a heroin addiction, you’re already taking the incredibly important first step of searching for help.

You may be afraid of what awaits you during the withdrawal process, but you should know that under good medical care and supervision, overcoming your heroin dependence is within your grasp.

Medical detox is often helpful for people who’ve used heroin for a long period of time at high doses, while outpatient detox may be appropriate for people with less significant opioid dependence.

You can expect the following from inpatient medical detox:

  1. Your detox will take place in a hospital or specialized detox center/medical facility.
  2. You will be monitored by medical staff at the facility who will be able to keep a close eye on your vital signs and symptoms. This is especially important for long-term users who are detoxing since their withdrawal symptoms will be the most severe.
  3. Opioid agonists like methadone may be used to treat physical discomfort that you experience. These drugs are used to ease the symptoms of withdrawal.

If you choose outpatient detox, you can expect the following:
  1. You’ll continue to live at home, but you’ll most likely have to show up at the rehab facility or detox center daily so that your health can be assessed.
  2. You may be given opioid medications to help manage your withdrawal symptoms.
You might also consider attending a social, or nonmedical, inpatient detox if you’re against the use of medications but want the support of staff and peers in a safe environment.

Take a look at our directory to find out more information about inpatient or outpatient heroin detox facilities near you. Some rehab facilities incorporate medical detox, allowing for a smooth and easy transition into post-detox treatment, which is crucial for establishing and maintain recovery. Take control of your life and start the process today.


  1. Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. (2017). New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse Overview 2016 Bergen County.


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Addiction Therapy after Inpatient Substance Abuse Rehab

If dependence on medication or alcohol is negatively impacting your home and work life, Hackensack, NJ has a collection of high-quality drug abuse clinics to help you or a relative. Whether addicted to Panacet, opioids, pain pills or alcohol, we can help you connect with rehabilitation to get the top help available. You can even find executive or exclusive treatment in Hackensack to make rehabilitation as easy as possible.

What About Luxury Drug Abuse Treatment Centers?

The men and women who need substance abuse recovery the most are often the last ones to control it. Drug and alcohol interventions gather family and friends to impress upon the user the need for rehabilitation.

Residential Rehabilitation Centers

Before recovery can get underway, the system must be washed free of the abused substance. This is known as detoxing. Alcohol and many drugs will leave the user with unpleasant side effects or withdrawal symptoms once the body has become accustomed to the drug. Professional detoxification can improve the experience for anyone seeking to stop abusing drugs.