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South Plainfield Addiction Treatment Centers

Residents of South Plainfield, New Jersey, struggle with alcohol and drug abuse, much like those in its neighboring boroughs and other parts of New Jersey.

Alcohol is a top drug of abuse in South Plainfield, where 47% of people admitted to nearby rehab centers are treated for alcohol use disorder. Heroin and other opioids account for a combined 39% of treatment admissions to South Plainfield drug rehab centers, while marijuana accounts for 7% of admissions.1

Alcohol use disorder can be safely treated using medications, behavioral therapy, and mutual support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous.2 Medications may be used as part of alcohol detoxification to help you overcome alcohol dependence, while behavioral therapy can help you identify and change behaviors that led to drinking in the first place. For instance, an alcohol rehab center may use benzodiazepines to treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and encourage participation in 12-step programs to offer you peer support.3

Medications and therapies commonly used to treat alcohol addiction include:2,3

  • Acamprosate, encourages abstinence from drinking.
  • Disulfiram, which causes unpleasant physical reactions if drinking continues.
  • Naltrexone, which reduces heavy drinking to help you stay sober.
  • Benzodiazepines, which reduces alcohol withdrawal symptoms of seizures and delirium tremens.
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy, which helps you identify and cope with triggers that lead to drinking.
  • Motivational enhancement therapy, which helps you identify meaningful personal motivation so you can change problematic drinking behaviors.
  • Family counseling, which helps you repair and improve family relationships damaged by alcohol abuse.
  • Individual and group counseling, which helps you create and work toward sobriety goals.

Alcohol addiction treatments can take place at inpatient or outpatient rehab centers. Dual diagnosis treatment is also available for those who need help overcoming mental health disorders in addition to alcohol use disorder.

Use our directory to find nearby rehab centers devoted to helping you fully overcome your addiction. Treatment centers in or near South Plainfield are available to help you or your loved one achieve lifelong sobriety from alcohol, opioids, and all other substances.


  1. State of New Jersey. (2016). Substance Abuse Overview 2016 Middlesex County.
  2. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (2014). Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help.
  3. Sachdeva, A., Choudhary, M., & Chandra, M. (2015). Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Benzodiazepines and Beyond. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 9(9), VE01–VE07.
Treatment Centers within 120 miles of South Plainfield, NJ

More Treatment Centers in (OR Near) South Plainfield, NJ

Serenity at Summit Behavioral Health
1000 Galloping Hill Rd. Union, NJ 07083
- 11 Miles Away
Saint Clare's Hospital, Boonton
130 Powerville Road Boonton, NJ 07005
- 22 Miles Away
Brooklyn Campus of the Veterans Affair NY Harbor Healthcare System
800 Poly Place Brooklyn, NY 11209
- 20 Miles Away
Sunrise Detox Stirling
1272 Long Hill Road Stirling, NJ 07980
- 8 Miles Away

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