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Barnegat, New Jersey

Barnegat is a township located in Ocean County, and has a population of around 20,000 people.

Situated along the coastline of southern New Jersey, Barnegat features a historic district complete with shops, antique stores, museums, ice cream parlors, restaurants, and parks.

There is one drug and alcohol treatment center in Barnegat, Preferred Behavioral Health Group.

Drug And Alcohol Treatment Centers In Barnegat

Preferred Behavioral Health Group has served central New Jersey for over three decades and provides substance abuse programs and referrals for both adolescents and adults.

All of Preferred Behavioral Health Group's services are evidence based to ensure quality of care and the best possible chances for recovery.

Services are administered by licensed social workers, addiction counselors, family therapists, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and nurses who collaborate to provide treatment that is tailored to the specific needs of an individual.

Please note, some of their services are referral based and not open to general public.

Substance Abuse In Barnegat And Ocean County

In late 2017, Ocean county was one of several counties across 16 states to enter into what's known as the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program, or HIDTA. This federally funded program offers assistance to areas that are at risk of drug trafficking.

Perhaps due to the influx of drugs trafficked across the area, Ocean county has one of the highest numbers of overdose deaths in the state of New Jersey. In 2015 the county had 157 heroin related fatalities, the second highest in the state, and recorded 200 more in 2016.

Only 28 areas country wide, including the territory Puerto Rico, are designated HIDTA.

Barnegat may be a risk for drug trafficking and substance abuse because it’s located between a hub of intersecting highways and interstates, likely increasing the chances drugs being trafficked through the area.

Ocean county and Barnegat may be a crossroads at the epicenter of the opioid epidemic.

Transportation To Barnegat

Barnegat can be reach by car via State Highway 72 from Philadelphia, and County Route 539 from Trenton.

US Highway 9 and the Garden State Parkway bisect in Barnegat, allowing convenient access for major mid-Atlantic cities, as well as easy routes to Atlantic City's International Airport, the closest airport.

Contact us today for more information on substance abuse treatment in Barnegat, New Jersey.

  • Preferred Behavioral Health of NJ
    • Adolescents (teen) addiction treatment
    • Addiction treatment for pregnant/postpartum women
    • Addiction treatment for women
    • Addiction treatment for men
    • Court ordered alcohol treatment for DUI/DWI offenders
    • Court ordered addiction treatment
    • Outpatient counseling treatment
    • Holistic rehabilitation treatment, alternative treatment

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