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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Outpatient Program Availability

At Bright Harbor Healthcare, we recognize how hard it can be for individuals experiencing addiction to seek substance abuse treatment. Taking that first step can be daunting. We will walk alongside you as you begin your journey. Addiction is a disease that affects not only an individual but their family members as well. We are here for them too. We offer safe, confidential assessments and treatment recommendations using the American Society of Addiction Medicine ASAM criteria.

  • Bright Harbor Healthcare offers co-occurring Intensive Outpatient Services for substance abuse treatment during day hours as well as in the evening


  • Bright Harbor Healthcare offers outpatient counseling for individuals, groups, and families with our trained experts.


  • There are many different approaches to substance use treatment, and each person should have an individual plan of care. Sometimes Medication Assisted Treatment or (MAT) becomes part of that care plan. At Bright Harbor Healthcare, we offer comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation and can prescribe Suboxone or Vivitrol if indicated.


  • Recovery Coaching trained peers with lived experience can help create a recovery care plan and support you in the environment


  • Blue Hope: Bright Harbor Healthcare has cultivated a partnership with the Ocean County Health Department to deliver services through the Blue Hope program. Bright Harbor Healthcare has the largest Blue Hope program in the county. We are currently working with 11 police departments: Stafford, Barnegat, Lacey, Ocean Gate, Surf City, Little Egg Harbor Township, Waretown, Pine Beach, South Toms River, Toms River, and Jackson to offer a service that provides assessment and linkage to treatment for all citizens who enter the police department looking for help with a substance abuse issue.


Through our Blue Hope program, we offer community outreach and support following the use of NARCAN.

Blue Hope

Tuesday: Lacey, Waretown, Barnegat, Stafford Twp, Surf City and Little Egg Harbor Twp.
Wednesday: Toms River, Pine Beach, and Ocean Gate.
Thursday: Jackson Twp.

Ambulatory Withdraw Management

Ambulatory Withdraw Management AWM, more commonly called outpatient detox, is a safe way to detox from opiates in an outpatient environment. Maybe you can’t be absent from work, or maybe your insurance isn’t willing to cover another inpatient detox. Call us for a screening. We will decide together if AWM can help you with a safe alternative to an inpatient stay. We do offer Medication Assisted Treatment alternatives as well. We are here and looking forward to hearing from you.

Ready to ask for substance abuse help? Please call our Outpatient Detox Department at 848-224-4897 to make an appointment or a referral.