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UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services

UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, NJ

UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, New Jersey provides comprehensive addiction care, tailored to each individual’s needs, and offers a variety of services including therapy, counseling, and medication-assisted treatment, with the goal of preventing relapse and sustaining recovery.

About UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services

UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, New Jersey provides comprehensive care for individuals struggling with addiction and substance abuse issues. This facility offers a variety of addiction services to people of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of their financial circumstances. All treatment plans are tailored to each individual’s unique needs and goals, utilizing evidence-based therapies and practices to ensure the best outcomes.

At UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services, a wide range of services are available including cognitive behavioral therapy, individual and family counseling, medication-assisted treatment, sober coaching, case management and continued care services. Clients are also given access to primary care services, mental health therapy, trauma-informed care and holistic therapy. The goal of all services is to help individuals to develop the skills needed to prevent relapse and sustain recovery.

UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services is nationally accredited by The Joint Commission, is licensed by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and is a member of the Mental Health Association of New Jersey. The facility has also received multiple awards for its commitment to quality care and overall excellence. UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services also offers an array of resources for people affected by substance abuse and addiction, such as support groups, educational seminars and therapeutic activities.

  • 5 Conditions Treated
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 4 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 15 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations

Conditions and Issues Treated

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction treatment facilities like UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them.

Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.


An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

When remaining at their job in Plainfield, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services‘s Therapies & Programs

During individual therapy at UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, New Jersey, the person in recovery meets with a therapist one-on-one to go over the situation and learn from their mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address causes of an addiction, triggers, any type of mental issue or dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans. They will help fill in any gaps in future plans to give the person the best chances of attaining and maintaining long-term sobriety.

Couples therapy reduces the dysfunctional behavior in a relationship that may cause addiction. It can help one or both members of the couple. It targets addiction and it can make for a healthier relationship.

Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.

Group therapy is a type of counseling at UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, NJ that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.

As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, NJ provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

Dialectical behavioral therapy focuses on eliminating negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts. It is useful in the treatment of patients with uncontrollable emotions. The term “dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in New Jersey communicate and express their emotions well.

Nutrition Therapy focuses on improving the emotional and physical health by diet, or Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). A diet low in certain nutrients can contribute to feelings that can trigger addiction or relapse. To cure the body and discourage addictive behavior, diet therapy encourages healthy eating.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) helps smokers get nicotine into their system without resorting to smoking. NRT lowers down nicotine cravings, so the patient does not go through physical weakness. UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services in Plainfield, New Jersey couples NRT with counseling and other means of support giving long-term smokers a better chance of quitting.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services

Experiential therapy involves having patients work through mental issues by engaging in real time activities. It moves away from traditional talk therapy having patients role play or use props to explore their issues and emotions. This treatment process, available at UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services, helps people process trauma and emotion in a healthier fashion eliminating the need to turn to drugs and alcohol.

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    Location & Contact

    UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services Location and Directions
    117 Roosevelt Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07060

    Phone Number
    (908) 756-6870

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    UCPC Behavioral Healthcare - Addiction Services Location and Directions

    117 Roosevelt Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908) 756-6870


    Gender Female, Male

    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

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    Listed May 20, 2021

    Updated July 8, 2024

    Plainfield, New Jersey Addiction and Treatment

    The state of New Jersey is afflicted by the rising opioid overdose crisis and the increase in the number of residents engaging in illegal substance abuse. 90% of the 2,900 drug overdose deaths in New Jersey involved opioids in 2018. Over 1.1 million New Jersey residents reportedly use drugs in a given year. High prevalence of drug and alcohol abuse caused 14% of all deaths in the state between 2008 and 2017.

    Plainfield, NJ, known as the "Queen City," is a diverse community settled by Quakers in 1684. With a vibrant arts scene, outdoor activities, and a state-of-the-art senior center, Plainfield offers a good quality of life for its residents. However, Union County, where Plainfield is located, has seen a 15% increase in opioid-related deaths from 2020 to 2021 and a 25% rise in fentanyl-related fatalities in 2022.

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