Top Elizabeth, NJ Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings

Like many other cities in New Jersey, Elizabeth has been hit hard by the current opioid epidemic. The epidemic includes the abuse of and addiction to prescription painkillers and heroin, both of which can lead to a life-threatening overdose.

Elizabeth had the highest rate of treatment admissions for both heroin and other opioids of all Union County towns and cities in 2016, with more than 400 residents admitted for some form of opioid use.1

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that more than 115 people die each day from opioid overdoses across the country.2 Seeking help early can help prevent an overdose and other damage from addiction.

When researching Elizabeth rehabs, you’ll need to compare the types of treatment they offer to choose one that works for you. Your general options for opioid treatment include:

  • Medical detox, which should be completed before any other treatment from a drug rehab.
  • Medication-assisted treatment, which is an effective method of treating addiction to opioids.3
  • Group and individual therapy, which often continues long after rehab treatment ends.

Types of programs include:

  • Inpatient rehabs, which can take as long as 30-90 days to complete
  • Outpatient treatment, which usually requires weekly or daily visits for at least the first few months.

Many people transition into a halfway home or other type of sober living facility after rehab treatment. Living for a period in one of these arrangements can support recovery if you worry about returning to your home environment.

As you search for the right rehab to treat your addiction, look for listings in our database. Keep in mind that you may need to expand your search beyond Elizabeth to find the right treatment center for you.


  1. New Jersey Department of Human Services. (2017). Substance Abuse Overview 2016 Union County.
  2. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2018). Opioid Overdose Crisis.
  3. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2016). Effective Treatments for Opioid Addiction.



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How to Choose the Best Addiction Rehab Elizabeth, NJ Offers

If you've made a decision on what amenities you'll want, you can locate Elizabeth residential recovery programs that meet just about any requirement. From executive treatment for businessmen and women to VIP recovery facilities, your city offers many choices, both budget-conscious and top tier.

How Long Should Recovering from Drug and Alcohol Addiction Take?

Depending on the substance, abuse duration and intensity, you or a loved one may require anything from a 28-day in-patient drug or alcohol treatment program all the way up to a longer-term one. Other drug types can be treated with out-patient services while severe cases may necessitate longer-term treatment services. However, you can find a Elizabeth treatment facility to fit just about any bill.

How Much Does a Rehab Treatment Center Cost and Is Insurance Accepted?

In determining the price of rehabilitation in Elizabeth, NJ, you first have to look at the amenities the center delivers and its geographic location compared to your own preferences. The price varies considerably for rehabilitation facilities. Many work with private insurance, so either check with your provider to see if the costs are partially paid for through your PPO or HMO, or call our number, toll-free for a discreet insurance check.

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