Inpatient Detox Treatment
Now Accepting Patients.
Take the first step toward addiction recovery in a safe and medically managed environment. Our detox unit offers a broad range of services that includes 24 hours medical care, nursing care, medication assisted therapy, individual counseling, group therapy, co-occurring disorder treatment, case management, treatment planning and after-care.
Please call 973-266-4701 for additional information.
300 Central Avenue East Orange, NJ 07018
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is DETOX?
Detox is a process in which individuals stop using drugs, alcohol, and other substances so he/she can overcome physical dependency and addiction.
What are the criteria for an Admission?
1. High risk of Alcohol, Opiate and/or Benzodiazepines withdrawal that requires medically managed intensive inpatient service.
2. Acute medical condition that requires 24-hour medical and nursing care which is exacerbated by their substance use withdrawal.
3. Unstable psychiatric problem that requires 24-hour psychiatric care and addiction treatment.
What are the Hours of Operation?
The detox unit provides 24/7 medical & nursing care.
What is the Admission Process?
The admission process starts in our emergency department where important information is gathered, such as, medical history, mental health history, substance use history and diagnostic testing to determine the most appropriate level of care.
Who is Not Appropriate for detox?
An individual who is a danger to self and/or others, exhibiting violent behaviors and/or threats, have an acute medical condition that requires intensive medical care, other non-alcohol, non-opioid, and non-benzodiazepines use.
What happens when an admission is Denied?
If an admission is denied, the patient is provided with an appropriate referral as clinically indicated.
What is MAT?
Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) is primarily used for the treatment of addiction to opioids and alcohol. MAT include medication, such as, naltrexone (Vivitrol), and buprenorphine (Suboxone).
What is the Length of Stay?
The average length of stay is 3 to 5 days, as clinically indicated.
Are Visitors allowed?
Visiting is determined by the Detox Treatment Team based on the individual’s clinically needs.
Are Personal Belongings allowed?
We encourage patients to leave their valuable items at home. Any valuable brought to the hospital is itemized and secured by hospital security before admission and released upon discharge. Personal clothing is limited to 3 to 5 days and any personal items left behind will be discarded within 30 days after discharge. Patient who do not have personal belongings will be permitted to have items dropped off arranged by staff. All personal clothing and/or possession is searched for safety.
Is Contraband allowed?
No! Contraband such as illicit substances and/or weapons will be confiscated and discarded by hospital security.
What is the Cost?
All treatment cost is billed to the individual’s health insurance. Individuals who do not have health insurance are encouraged to apply for Charity Care.
What Services are Provided?
The detox unit offers 24-hour Medical Care, Nursing Care, Addiction Individual/Group Counseling, Relapse Prevention, Co-occurring Disorder Services, Case Management, Treatment Planning & Discharge Planning.
If you need more information, please contact the Detox Unit at 973-266-4701.