Summit Oaks Hospital

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately



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


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.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 19 Prospect Street
Summit, NJ 07901