Our mission is to assist individuals who have a severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders with developing the skills and supports necessary to live, learn, or work in the community of their choice with the least amount of intervention from the mental health, substance abuse or justice involved systems. Behavioral Crossroads Recovery is one of the leading New Jersey behavioral health centers offering outpatient services for addiction for adults.
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In the town of Egg Harbor, N.J., near Atlantic City, Behavioral Crossroads, LLC provides outpatient treatment for adults struggling with substance abuse andTreatment for substance abuse is offered at a variety of levels, including a general outpatient program (GOP), intensive outpatient program (IOP), and partial hospitalization (PHP). If necessary, detox services are provided on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Time spent in ambulatory detox varies from person to person, but clients should expect to generally spend five or more days focused on managing their withdrawal symptoms before beginning treatment. Following detox, clients enter the level of outpatient treatment that best suits their needs. GOP is the least time-intensive option; clients spend up to three hours a week in treatment. Weekly hours increase to 10 with IOP, and those in enrolled in PHP spend five to six hours a day on-site. A day treatment program is also available specifically for mental health disorders.
Depending on the program, clients experience a mix of individual and group therapy as well as psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring, and music or art therapy. Relapse prevention, spirituality, and life skills education are also key program components. Additionally, Behavioral Crossroads, LLC offers a family education program. Clients who are on-site most of the day receive hot, catered lunches.
The facility works with many sober living homes and can recommend treatment in one if necessary.
According to the facility’s website, the treatment team includes a supervising psychiatrist, master’s level therapists, and licensed drug and alcohol counselors.
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Reviews for Behavioral Crossroads left on secondary review sites are mixed. Behavioral Crossroads’ Facebook page, which the facility has the ability to edit, shows an average rating of 4.6 out of five stars, based on reviews from eight users to date. In her five-star review, Kelly wrote: “Teaching me the tools to help me in my recovery I’m so grateful on a daily basis.”
Yet the single review posted to HealthGrove to date noted that most clients were court mandated, leading them to question the treatment environment. “Is it healthy to get clean in a setting where most ppl don’t even want to get clean?” they commented, giving two out of five stars.
Additionally, three Google reviews averaged four out of five stars to date. Nahum gave the facility a rating of three stars, and in their long list of pros and cons, included “friendly” staff and social events among the facility’s strengths, and the facility’s focus on group counseling and the lackluster fitness center among its weaknesses.
According to its website, the facility accepts most major insurances, including Aetna, Cigna, and United Healthcare.