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Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment in New Jersey for First Responders

Addiction Recovery Care for First Responders

The job of a first responder, such as a police officer, firefighter, or paramedic, comes with unique challenges and stressors that can lead to substance abuse. Due to the nature of the job, first responders are exposed to traumatic events and high-pressure situations on a daily basis. As a result, many turn to drugs or alcohol as a way to cope with the mental and emotional toll that comes with the job.

If you or someone you know is a first responder in New Jersey who is struggling with addiction, please take a moment to learn about the drug and alcohol rehab programs of SOBA New Jersey that can be tailored to meet your unique needs. We are known throughout New Jersey for making customized plans for people from different backgrounds, careers, and walks of life. By making your recovery plan about you and the things that triggered the addiction in the first place, we hope to give you the strongest platform possible to achieve lasting sobriety.

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Therapy & Treatment Options for First Responders

From all of us at SOBA New Jersey, we want to thank the police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and other first responders in our communities. Please let us show our appreciation for all you do by offering quality rehab treatments that put your needs and health first.

Three of the most commonly used treatment options for first responders are:

  • Long-term residential treatment: First responders stay at a treatment facility for an extended period of time to focus on recovery. This removes distractions and allows for intensive therapy and counseling.
  • Outpatient treatment: Patients live at home but attend regular therapy sessions at a treatment center. This option allows first responders to continue working while getting treatment.
  • Medical detox: For those with severe substance use disorders, medical detox is often the first step. Patients are monitored by medical professionals as they go through withdrawal. Medications and IV fluids can be used to help manage withdrawal symptoms.

Dual Diagnosis Programs for First Responders

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), it has been estimated that around 30% of first responders have a diagnosed or undiagnosed mental health condition like depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Only 20% of the general population is estimated to suffer from such mental health concerns, meaning that the average first responder might be 50% more likely to need mental health treatments. It is also known that many people with mental health difficulties also struggle with addiction, and vice versa.

At SOBA New Jersey, we are proud to offer a dual diagnosis program for first responders. While going through a dual diagnosis treatment program, your care team will acknowledge how mental health difficulties can cause or worsen drug addiction. The treatment plan made for you will focus on tackling both mental health concerns and addiction at the same time, rather than approaching them separately, which was the common methodology in years past.

Why Choose SOBA New Jersey?

You might have your choices when it comes to deciding where to go to start and complete rehab treatments. Why should you make SOBA New Jersey your first choice? For starters, we can create a personalized rehab plan that acknowledges the stressors and challenges you face as a first responder. With this deliberate approach, you can feel more connected to the recovery program, so it is easier to stay on track.

People also choose SOBA New Jersey because of our:

  • Luxury: Our rehab center is complete with steam rooms, a jacuzzi, and a world-class chef who prepares five-star meals. Recovery doesn’t need to feel like work, after all.
  • Flexibility: We are a boutique recovery center that doesn’t rely on a third party for specialized care, which means we can easily work with you to customize your treatments and find a schedule that works for you.
  • Affordability: We are in-network with QualCare, AmeriHealth, and Magellan, and we can accept insurance from many other common providers.
  • Privacy: All information about your recovery program is kept confidential under our strict policies that comply with HIPAA requirements and often exceed them.

We’re Ready to Help – Call Now

As a first responder, it can be difficult to admit to struggling with substance abuse, especially if you are afraid that doing so could jeopardize your job. Please put your health and well-being first, though, and reach out for the help that you need. Our dedicated team at SOBA New Jersey is here to provide you with personalized care and support during your recovery journey.

Contact us today to learn more about our first responder rehab program and take the first step toward freedom from addiction.

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At times, you can feel lost and confused when struggling with addiction or mental health. Our team understands what you are going through and works with you to reclaim the life you deserve.

    I have so much to be grateful for because of SOBA.

    “I have been to other treatment centers and was never successful in maintaining sobriety. Thank you so much to Soba for helping me get my life back on track. I look forward to my future!”

    - Meghan P.
    SOBA answered my call on the first ring and saved my life.

    “The entire staff of SOBA is there for you...and give you the resources and strength to stay well. They showed me that there's nothing wrong with asking for help and carried me when I didn't have the strength or will to stand on my own.”

    - Mike
    I'm forever grateful to you all.

    “Entering recovery was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made. It was also one of the smartest, and one I wish that I had made 20 years ago. Last week I reached my 10-month clean date. I’d like to express my gratitude.”

    - Amanda S.
    Because of them, I'm clear-minded & I have the most important thing back in my life, my family.

    “If you want top-quality care then SOBA is the place to be. The staff from top to bottom are caring, understanding & well educated on addiction. If you want your life back then put your trust in SOBA.”

    - Scott K.
    They SAVED MY LIFE. They can save yours.

    “I want to say thank you to everyone at SOBA. I came to them totally broken. The staff there helped me get my mental health straightened out all while getting me off any and all drugs for the 1st time in 24 years.”

    - Mike P.

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