Group CounselingThe New Focus Program

This program at NJB has expanded and is still providing a full range of IOP/OP substance abuse treatment as well as case management and other supportive services (medical, housing, and transportation) to Ryan White eligible clients.

Our Staff is fully trained and certified. We operate under the supervision of a New Jersey licensed clinician. In treatment, we incorporate a number of evidenced-based treatment modalities such as CBT and DBT and also fully conversant with the 12-step treatment model.

A more detailed description of our substance abuse treatment services may be seen in our brochure.  You may also  contact Bruce Moore, CADC directly at 201-4889-2900 ext. 21.

Accepting Referrals: We accept referrals for both HIV and non-HIV positive substance abusing clients from: Parole, Probation, SAI, DYFS, CBO’s, Ryan White Providers, rehab programs, county drug court, methadone programs, Board of Social Services and walk-ins.

Eligibility Criteria: Bergen/Passaic County residents both HIV positive and negative; substance abuse; drug-free or methadone-compliant. We also accept clients who are struggling with addictions other than narcotics or alcohol.

Format: outpatient modality; 12-step model; 6 focused components; individual counseling is scheduled weekly.

Course of Treatment: 6 month program; 3 groups per week; 3 hour sessions; 6 month aftercare component.

Treatment Focus: addiction/recovery goals; knowledge of disease concept; enhancing life skills; identifying relapse triggers; integrating to continued support system; abstinence.

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