Bergen County Drug Addiction Resources
Contact information for these local resources are available on the map or through the links below.
Bergen County Department of Health Services Office of Alcohol and Drug Dependency (OADD)
The Bergen County OADD is committed to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. The OADD offers information and referrals for substance abuse treatment and recovery resources. They also support professional and community-wide training and are a resource for volunteers who serve in the field of substance abuse. Contact them directly at (201) 634-2740.
On April 10, 2017 Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal the issuance of a directive to all county law enforcement agencies concerning the implementation of the “Heroin Addiction Recovery Team” or “HART” program in Bergen County. The program is designed to direct those suffering from the disease of addiction towards treatment options by offering recovery resources at municipal police departments.
New Jersey’s Project Medicine Drop
Developed by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Project Medicine Drop provides the opportunity to discard unused prescription medications every day throughout the year. The participating police agencies maintain custody of the deposited drugs, and dispose of them according to their normal procedures for the custody and destruction of controlled dangerous substances. They report the quantity of discarded drugs to the Division of Consumer Affairs on a quarterly basis.
SAMHSA Treatment Services Locator
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers an online Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator. According to their website, the locator is “a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addition and/or mental health problems.”
The information on this page is based on the best known information at the time of the most recent update. Contact service providers directly to confirm available resources.
Last updated: 10/21/2019