Sunrise House

Ratings & Reviews
Recovery.org Reviews
  • Overall: 4.0
  • Accommodations: 3.7
  • Meals: 4.0
  • Effectiveness: 4.2
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Contact Information
37 Sunset Inn Road
Lafayette, NJ 07848
8886436206
  • $ Paying for Treatment
    • Insurance is Accepted
    • Financing is not Available
    • Medicare is not Accepted
    • Medicaid is not Accepted

Treatment Insights

A New Jersey based addiction and recovery facility, Sunrise House uses a compassionate, client-focused approach in providing substance abuse and alcohol treatment for adults. Through the development of individualized treatment plans for clients, the focus of Sunrise House is on addressing client specific addiction circumstances, and helping them focus on their clinical issues. Programs are built upon research-based therapeutic modalities and 12-Step recovery principles that empower clients.

Sunrise House Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Ken S.

My comments hold the most water. I was self-pay 90 days from Oct 12 to Jan 12 2017. This place has made me sober, alive, and well. Take your recovery serious. Overall experience was good. Few changes ...

Debbie

Nearly four years ago I spent 1 week at this facility And have been sober since because Sunrise made every effort to Set up a recovery program. They helped me locate AA meetings near me and help ...

J

Sunrise helped me when i was broken and didn't know if i would make it. The staff, BTs,nurses, Dr's and counselor are outstanding. I am alive and well because of Sunrise...

Rafal

Sunrise House save my Life !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

PT

Caring, supportive staff and programming were all strengths. My husband was treated there for two weeks. The support from staff for him and our family has been amazing and continues after he was disch...

Don

...once your insurance is up they kick you out not that you would want to stay there any longer anyway this place is terrible

Bob

This place is piss poor

Dt

I would love to actually leave a review of this place but I didn\'t even get that far. after years of struggling with my addiction I finally decided to get help!! I have insurance that is in network w...

Where did

I sent a loved one to this facility, and while she survived the detox stage, and the following 3 weeks of treatment, the facility management is so unorganized and uninterested in providing quality car...

Anonymous

This place was good, until I was discharged. But seriously, this place will help you build that foundation, that is for sure... Anyways back to my review, my stars went from 5 to 1 when I called askin...

MD

I find this institution to be unethical . . .taking chronic alcoholics back again and again and again for their \"hotel facilities\" and not treating the disease. My sponsee has been there at least 10...

Tom

Sunrise house was like my second home. It\'s where I got a second lease on life. The staff and facility and the programmes all were phenomenal. Because of Sunrise house my life has made a complete tur...

Stephanie

I think the detox was amazing by far the best detox I ever been in and I\'ve been in a few now the residential program on the other hand was a joke and I just couldn\'t do it I completed and finished ...

Dana

loved the meetings AA meetings Only 1 NA I experienced but was awesome all the speakers n organizations that came to speak were amazing!!! I was misled by American addictions center regarding treatmen...

AB

Knowledge and sessions were a strength. Repetitive topics, facilities not comfortable Everything is delayed

GG

Good counselors food was good Accommodations are not the best

BB

Strengths: Staff Lectures Speakers. AA meetings a. Weaknesses: Weekend schedule Washer/dryer area I found the educational experience is good. Work needs to be done on counseling time. I foun...

Alexa

Great program definitely learned a lot A weakness was that it was a little organized with the staff, lack of communication between staff I would highly recommend this place, it may not be the nicest...

Jason

Strengths: Most staff is in recovery. Weaknesses: Understaffed I came back for my second time. Highly recommend.

CM

Strengths: Nonjudgmental staff and a true desire to help clients. Weaknesses: Organization and communication. This program opened the door to help me fight for my life. I've never once said I wanted...

Mike

Strengths: Staff, A.A meetings. Weaknesses: Lack of staff Meet great staff members, you definitely get out of the program the effort you put in

Joshua

Strengths: Excellent staff and amenities Weaknesses: Lack of leisure time activities. I feel this program helped me a great deal toward my recovery.

George

Strengths: Lectures. Weaknesses: Physical activities. It was good while it lasted.

Mark

Strengths: Great lectures and staff Weaknesses: food could be better. Great group of people and staff really cares

Frank

Strengths: Good lectures. Weaknesses: Lack of communication.

Lori

10 months sober I owe it at to sunrise. I remember where I was n am grateful for where I am absolutely duu to help at sunrise.thanyouall. The male staff member I worked closely with, you were my favo...

Matthew

Staff was great. Excellent program.

Cary

Counseling was beneficial, but discharge was a weakness of the facility. Check your insurance policy for coverage.

Eugene

Careingaboutpeople. It wastrel tyoujusthavetostickwithit.

John

The staff was great. They are experienced and know what they're talking about. Discharge schedule is busy but not unmanageable. My counselor, the clinical staff, all were so knowledgable on recovery a...

ME

ATTENTION PLEASE READ!!!! My name is Melanie, I attended sunrise house for 6 days and my entire stay there was filled with fear, coldness, lack of sleep, lies and NO help at all when it was needed, no...

CF

Sunrise house saved my life after a suicide attempt. Since being bought out by AAC, some of the staff have left for personal reasons, which is upsetting. However, the facility itself has been updated ...

C d

Sunrise house house is bittersweet. I am so sad to see there is no longer a mother and me program. My heart is truly broken. So sad to see Medicaid and funding is no longer accepted. So many mothers ...

AKL

I was at Sunrise 25 years ago and was treated with much respect and love. I am still clean and sober today. I got my life back.

Chris

Great program

Anonymous

Experience and dedication but some staff weren't as accommodating as others but we always found the help we needed.

Renee

Staff was good, Individual Counseling needs improvement. Since my stay many changes have occurred including ownership.

L H C

Staff are able to relate on a very personal level with client needs and experience. Staff are very passionate about clients receiving the needed information and wanting clients to get well and stay w...

D R

Very satisfied I've been sober since I left

Scott

The behavioral technicians and administration were amazing. They all share their story for the most part and someone like myself could identify with them very easily. They all come from experience and...

Anonymous

Overall a good place but needs a better holistic offering

J M

Good staff,good meals,great community,great educational system,great lectures,exceptional tools,awesome support. Counselors don't be there when needed,some staff can be stuck up,information wise don't...

John

SUNRISE HOUSE IS THE WORST REHAB I\'VE EVER DEALT WITH—and that\'s saying a lot. I have a long history with addiction and rehabilitation. Over the past two decades, I have helped two of my relati...

Anonymous

significant one-on-one support, caring staff, 24/7 attention and support. staff are professional, dedicated, caring, compassionate and willing to go the extra mile.

Anonymous

They really helped my loved one and cared very much. My loved one sd this place saved his life.

Anonymous

The people really do care. They are patient and kind. Food stunk. Temperature was always cold. No cigs allowed. Seek care outside of your own state. It is not just about getting clean, but seeing and ...

Anonymous

Strengths: Hands-on approach, a wealth of amenities, and openness to working with family and friends. Results! Weaknesses: It is very expensive. A very good friend of mine with an alcohol addiction h...

Anonymous

Focus on loved one's addiction, counseling and treatment all day and part of evening. Not a facility weakness but insurance allowed loved one only 2 weeks. Not enough time to make a dent in his proble...

Anonymous

Strengths: Therapy and councilor a are amazing. Weaknesses: The decor and food. Great staff very caring.

Anonymous

Clean, understanding, good employees who truely care. Wonderful place, very helpful 7yrs sober thanks to them!

Lori

Never thought I\'d make it. If u need help please go here. Not a posh place , but truly there to help.Thanks sunrise

Joe

After 29 years of hard drinking I was sent to Sunrise house. On June 8th of this year (2016) I\'m proud to say I will be sober 10 years. And still attend AA meetings. Thank you for a life I thought I...

James

Staff members are very helpful and polite. Beds and recreation need improvement. Great facility especially the staff.

Jason

Behavioral techs being in recovery was a strength of the facility. Not being able to talk to counselours after hours was a downfall. So much of the staff being in recovery was a huge help for me.

Chris

Strengths: Good detox. Weaknesses: Phones and computers. One of the nurses was very good and kind to me.

Nicole

Strengths: Individualized treatment - dedicated staff - resources and guidance Weaknesses: Years of financial difficulties as a non profit - working slowly back up. I am a staff member and have referr...

Lane

Meeting and groups were strengths of the facility but there was no gym. I think it was a good choice for treatment. It wasn't the nicest place I've been, but it was great for recovery. Being able to f...

Claire

Good behavioral techs. Too much confusion among discharge planners and insurance. Definitely not the best, not the worst but needs much improvement.

Ian

Good treatment . Little leisure time. I enjoyed my time here and got a lot out of it.

Nikola

Strengths: Staff, food service,nurses. Weaknesses: In transition,some inconsistencies. Excellent program.

CLR

Sunrise House taught me that I needed to stay sober for myself first.

MD

Welcoming, Genuine, Empathetic &Compassionate, Great Food, Works in Tandem with 12 Step Programs, Knowledgeable and Respectful Staff, Loving Atmosphere .Funding was a downfall. Sunrise House took me i...

Denise

They had very good groups for abuse/mental. It was well structured Not enough staff. I was at sunrise for a second time. It was right after a suicid attempt. I just think at the time I need more tim...

Justin

Its not really a clean place. Everything is very old and its state funded.

Anonymous

Continuity, supportive and reliable staff . Did not have exercise programs. If one is willing to do the work and continue the work after discharge, then program is well worth it.

Anonymous

Can detox a patient from heroin. Thats not easy to do. This place is usually peoples first choice. None. Very friendly and knoweladgeable staff.

Anonymous

All counsellors were past addicts or had loved ones that were. Not enough extra curricular. Everyone was very kind.

Anonymous

friendly staff. lack of activities .I have not personally attended, but know several people who have had positive life improving experiences.

Anonymous

Strengths: support,all different approaches. Weaknesses: none. awesome.

PGH

I am a 62 yo alcoholic female. 16 hour days (up at 5:30 a.m., up and down steps, getting written up for being 30 seconds late for a roll call (stopped to turn off a faucet someone left running in res...

JD

Detox unit run like a jail with no guards. Staff seemed to care little, if at all about my well-being. Met my primary counselor once, then he disappeared. Food exactly like county jail. Worst experien...

Anonymous

The directors of the facility were great but the general staff was not.

Jaclyn

Old amenities. 16 hour days and staff spending time lecturing us on rules instead of recovery. The counselors were good. There was no dual diagnosis.

Donna

The only other thing I can say is it has really helped me a great deal and I would suggest anyone to go there. This program really cares about dad. They are patient, very educational about recovery an...

Christian

The Sunrise Experience was my first and only rehab, I was admitted to a hospital with a .49 BAC near death. I picked up where I left off when I got out it was about 6 months down the road when I reali...

RJS

Guests who were at this facility as the result of their own decision did much better then those that were mandated.

Anonymous

Its a very good program and they have meetings for the family members as well. It was beneficial that the counselors are recovering alcoholics and addicts as well. However, it was only a 28 day progra...

Anonymous

Enjoyed the holistic offerings. The staff was very supportive!

Louis

I have not relapsed.

Anonymous

Helped me get and stay clean.

Charles

Sunrise House literally saved my life...the fist (place) to ever give me the hope of recovery and a plan to accomplish it. I owe my life to Sunrise House.

Anonymous

Had group 7 days a week.

Jod

Good place to get help.

Anonymous

Good group options. Worth the stay.

NT

It's a good 30 day program...counselors are helpful and kind. Not many activities accept church and exercise twice a week.


Areas of Focus
Family Program

Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.

Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.