Addiction Resource Guide

Summit Oaks Hospital

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"The Inpatient Program is administered by clinicians who are well trained in the field of addictions and facilitate therapeutic treatment groups and interdisciplinary treatment plans for each client."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Abstinence based program where medical detox is administered with an option to participate in the rehabilitation program."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Stabilize the primary presenting diagnoses and address the secondary with an expert in that field/area."

Family Program:

"The support and involvement of the family is key. We encourage family participation and educate the family about recognizing addictive behaviors, variety of addictions, coping skills, etc."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step meetings are an inherent part of the group dynamics during and after treatment."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation is often required and is an integral part of treatment, especially in the case of addiction where denial exists."

Additional Characteristics:

"The Jason Foundation and the Pride Institute."


  • Number of Beds: 126
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 312
    Total Adult Admits: 2055
    Average Length of Stay 6 days
    Percent of Women 39%
    Percent under 25 15%
    Percent with College Education: 8%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 1%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:65%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Acute Care
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Children
  • Gay & Lesbian

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Bi-Sexual
  • Transgender
  • Depression
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Methadone
  • Pain Management
  • Prescription Drugs Addiction
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Veterans


    Self-pay Cost: Negotiable
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


    Licensed by: New Jersey Dept. of Health & Senior Services
    Type of License: Psychiatric
    Accreditation: JCAHO

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (908) 522-7000 or (800) 753-5223
    General Information: (908) 522-7000 or (800) 753-5223
    Address: 19 Prospect Street
    Summit, NJ 07901