Spectrum Health Care Inc. in Jersey City, NJ

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(3.7 of 5)
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74-80 Pacific Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07097

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Since 1984, Spectrum Health Care Inc. in Jersey City, N.J., has provided outpatient opioid care through a 30-day detoxification program and Methadone maintenance services. The organization serves residents of Hudson County and treats individuals with co-occurring disorders.


Clients will have an individualized treatment plan is based off of a bio-psycho-social assessment and screening. If a client needs services other than opioid therapy, they will be referred to another treatment facility.

For individuals needing detoxification, Spectrum Health Care Inc., clients participate in a 30-day outpatient detox program.

The center will connect clients with local Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings. Clients will participate in individual and group counseling, stress and anger management classes, and assertiveness training. Medication management and relapse prevention services are available.

Methadone maintenance is provided to clients who have been determined to need it in the form of a tablet or liquid.

A women’s intensive outpatient program focuses on women’s issues including self-esteem, parenting, domestic violence, and more. This makes the center part of nearly 70 percent of New Jersey treatment facilities to offer specialized services for women.

Clients may become eligible for take-home bottle (THB) dosing privileges following three months of negative test screenings and other mandates. Clients must continue to regularly attend groups and programs.

The center will also refer clients to legal, educational, vocational, and housing services as needed.

Spectrum Health Care is one of the 93 (27 percent) of New Jersey treatment centers to offer HIV testing and one of the 193 (56.1 percent) to offer HIV counseling.


Spectrum Health Care Inc employs physicians, case managers, and counselors. One individual polled by Rehabs.com at this time of writing gave five out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.


The sole alum polled by Rehabs.com at this time of writing gave four and five stars to the center’s counseling options, level of family participation, and cleanliness. The alum indicated that they would recommend Spectrum Health Care Inc. and wrote: “conselors help you transition back into main stream society.”

On Google, Spectrum Health Care earned 4.3 out of five stars from 16 reviewers to date with individuals praising staff. “I have been able to stay clean and sober for over a year now. If you want to get clean and get your life back this is the place. I've tried other places and none come even close... Great counseling and humble people,” Chris wrote in a representative review. [1]


The sole loved one surveyed by Rehabs.com gave a positive review of Spectrum Health Care. The individual gave the center five out of five stars for its level of family participation and the staff’s level of experience and training. “Family members participate with clients recovery to the end of graduation,” the anonymous loved one wrote. However, while the anonymous individual indicated that while “follow up with housing and doctors” was a strength of the facility, assisting clients find work was a weakness.


While Spectrum Health Care does not currently have financial information on its website, the two individuals polled by Rehabs.com gave a four and a five star rating for the center’s affordability.


Published on January 2018

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Follow up with housing and doctors was great. Need more help with finding clients work Family members participate with clients recovery to the end of graduation

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Strengths: close interrest in the clients healh and welfare But needs more social workers conselors help you transition back into main stream society


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