Outpatient Treatment
Comprehensive outpatient treatment services in three locations for youth, young adults and adults.
Residential Treatment
Youth and young adult substance use treatment available through age 20, all inclusive with full-day educational programs available in two locations.
The Academy
NJ’s first and only private recovery high school providing a supportive educational alternative for middle school and high school aged students.
Crawford House
An intensive, comprehensive and highly-individualized program for adult women seeking to build independent-living skills.

About Daytop New Jersey



Daytop New Jersey is dedicated to providing exceptional and affordable treatment to adolescents and adults with addiction, substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders within a unique continuum of accredited programs, which include residential treatment for adolescents, outpatient treatment for adolescents and adults, a recovery based day school, and a halfway house for adult women.


Positive influences abound at Daytop New Jersey. The expertly trained and experienced staff provide a safe and supportive environment that promotes healing, recovery and growth for the 600 individuals served each year. Evidence-based and recognized best practices are the standard of care at Daytop New Jersey, ensuring positive outcomes for patients, students and their families.



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    SAVE THE DATE Daytop New Jersey will hold its 6th Annual Mary Mulholland Golf Classic

    June 14th, Daytop New Jersey will hold its 6th Annual Mary Mulholland Golf Classic at Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club
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    Daytop’s 2017 Gala celebrating 25 years of ‘Saving Lives’ This year’s honoree is Nelson Ferreira, CEO of Ferreira Construction

    This year's Gala Honoree is Nelson Ferreira, CEO of Ferreira Construction Co. and being presented with the Silver Star Award is...
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    Daytop New Jersey’s 25th Anniversary Event

    Daytop NJ will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a fun filled afternoon with music, activities, and lots of reflection.
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    Daytop New Jersey’s annual graduation ceremony

    Daytop New Jersey held it's annual graduation ceremony at it's Mendham campus Sunday June 18, 2017.The Daytop team of students, teachers...
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    June 15th, Daytop New Jersey held its 5th Annual Mary Mulholland Golf Classic at Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club

    Daytop New Jersey's annual golf event held at the beautiful Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, was a fantastic success.114...
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    Congressman Tom Mac Arthur and his wife Debbie hosted a Daytop fundraiser at their home in Long Beach Island

    On Friday June 2nd, a beautiful June evening, Congressman Tom MacArthur and his wife Debbie hosted a fundraising event to...
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    Daytop New Jersey’s Crawford House Ribbon Cutting

    Tuesday May 23rd, Daytop held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Family Support Center on...
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    Daytop New Jersey is holding a reception for it’s Ocean County Facility

    Event Hosts John R. Sette and Laurence M. DownesFriday, June 2, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The...
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    Daytop Village of New Jersey at Crawford House Opens Family Support Center with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    On May 23, Daytop Village of New Jersey at Crawford House will be celebrating their new Family Support Center, a...
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    Treatment is now available for 18, 19 and 20 year olds at our residential facilities

    Recently Governor Christie announced news that now allows 18, 19, and 20 year old young adults struggling with substance use,...

Blog Posts

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    Governor Commits Extra $200M to Anti-Addiction Programs

    ‘Lapsed dollars’ in state coffers will fund new programs and expand existing ones in an effort to reduce drug addiction in New Jersey.New Jersey will expand existing programs and create new performance-based ones to reduce drug addiction and provide more options for those struggling with...
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    ‘Treatment is widely available for opioid addiction, writes Jim Curtin

    Jim Curtin wrote an Op Ed article, which was published in the New Jersey Record:As attention to the opioid epidemic rises -providing so much hope -miscon­ceptions and misinformation complicate the work of treatment professionals and organizations. Among the...
  • Triple Play: What companies can do for an employee who may have a substance use disorder

    In a recent article published in NJBIZ, Jim Curtin Daytop New Jersey's President and CEO lists some things that companies can do to help those employees who may have a substance use disorder.http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170903/NJBIZ01/170909983/triple-play-what-companies-can-do-for-an-employee-who-may-have-a-substance-use-disorderJames P. Curtin is the...
  • Governor Chris Christie signs into law life-saving healthcare reform to guarantee insurance coverage for people to access immediate drug addiction treatment and to limit initial opioid prescriptions while in the outer office in Trenton, N.J. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. . Governor Christie announced America’s strongest addiction recovery reform during his 2017 State of the State address, and it was passed in a month by the legislature. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

    Gov. Christie signs landmark legislation

    Not only was I a very proud citizen, while I sat in the state house to witness the signing of Senate Bill 3, I was also an inspired substance use disorder treatment provider. This bi-partisan measure which requires...
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    Daytop NJ teens had, “the time of their lives”

    Daytop NJ teens had, “the time of their lives”, when Mr. Franke Previte came to visit Daytop NJ’s Music for Recovery program recently. Mr. Previte’s band, Franke & The Knockouts had three top 40 singles and two top...
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    Evidence-based Gender Specific Treatment

    The term “evidence based” is often used by treatment programs to describe their treatment approaches, but what does that really mean, and how does it impact the care and treatment your child receives at Daytop New Jersey specifically?...
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    Daytop NJ highlighted as valued community partner

    Daytop New Jersey was highlighted as a community partner in Somerset County's Department of Human  Service November, 2016 newsletter. Somerset County is to be commended for its commitment to improving the lives of its residents not only in its own...
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    Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development – New Research update

    The National Institute on Drug Abuse is embarking on a 10-year longitudinal study of adolescent development called the ABCD  (Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study), the largest longitudinal study ever undertaken for adolescents in the United States.  It may...
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    Music & Recovery – Perfect Together

    Addiction Professional recently featured Daytop New Jersey’s music program in its e-newsletter, highlighting the popular new music program which uses music to help students in their recovery journey. Addiction Professional is a respected industry clinical magazine read...
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    Crawford House women discovering beauty and fun in recovery

    Appreciating the beauty within, and around us, the woman of Crawford House recently spent a day at Duke Gardens enjoying the beautiful orchids and the farm animals. They enjoyed a hay ride, corn maze and pumpkin picking.  It...

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