Outpatient Treatment
Comprehensive outpatient treatment services in three locations for adolescents and adults.
Residential Treatment
Adolescent substance use treatment. 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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News & Events

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    Back To School Night

     The Daytop New Jersey Academy held it's first Back to School night on Monday, September 26th.  The response from parents was overwhelmingly positive. Gina V, a parent of a student at the Academy said "Thank you so much for organizing this back to school night ...
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    Daytop New Jersey Students Give Back

    Students who participate in Daytop New Jersey’s Leo Club, which is sponsored by the Chester, New Jersey Lions Club recently...
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    Daytop New Jersey proudly announces that Mendham therapist Julia Buccini, LSW has earned her LCADC credential.

    Daytop New Jersey proudly announces that Mendham therapist Julia Buccini, LSW has earned her LCADC credential. LCADC stands for licensed...
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    Daytop New Jersey residents harvest their first vegetables

    Daytop New Jersey residents harvest their first vegetables of the season from the gardenthey planted (green beans and beets, pictured)....

Blog Posts

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    Promising Path to Success at Daytop New Jersey

    Daytop New Jersey is proud to be a participating organization in a SAMHSA grant called the Promising Path to Success. The goal of the grant is prevention of violence, trauma, and the use of seclusion and restraint in behavioral health settings. In its second phase...
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    Morris County Recovery Walk

    Several Daytop New Jersey students participated in the first annual Morris County recovery walk. The girls walked 2.5 miles in hopes of increasing people’s awareness, as well as to break the stigma of addiction in the Morristown community. The girls...
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    Students volunteer at Operation New Jersey Cares

    Recently, the Daytop New Jersey LEO club members, Kristin, Shantina, Sam, Veronica and Marilyn engaged in our most recent LEO’s project function. The five members traveled to Raritan NJ to assist Operations Jersey Cares pack boxes to be...
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    Teen Addict Competes in Rio Olympics

    Australian swimmer Daniel Smith says he hopes to inspire others after overcoming a drug addiction to qualify for the Rio Olympics.Smith was a talented junior swimmer and won a string of Australian Junior Championships, but in his late...
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    Yoga at DaytopNJ

    Weekly yoga classes offer students an opportunity to reestablish a healthy connection to their physical selves and to develop life skills for stress management and self-awareness. Through breathing practices and mindfulness meditation, students learn to quiet the mind...
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    Resources for parents of at-risk teens and those in treatment

    The following books are recommended reading for parents with children in treatment, at risk for out of home placement, or considering residential treatment. The Journey of the Heroic Parent, Your Child’s Struggle & The Road Home
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    New federal legislation to combat opioid overdoses

    Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives almost unanimously approved legislation to combat opioid overdoses after Democrats dropped their opposition to the bill at the last minute.The 407-5 vote all but assures that the bill will sail...
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    Daytop NJ residents help build Habitat for Humanity house

    The residents of Daytop New Jersey at Mendham partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build the frame of a house for a family from Manahawkin, NJ. Over 80 people participated; including the 55 residents, members of their families, Daytop’s staff, and the Habitat...
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    Staggering Statistics – NJ Teens

     The publishers of NJ Family magazine recently printed the following statistics in their raising teens edition:The addiction rate in teens in NJ is NOT affected by whether they live in an urban, rural or...
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    DaytopNJ student records his first music video

    With the help of recovery music consultant Kathy Mosher, Isaiah was able to put his recovery journey to music in his first recorded music video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/28TJ7pkkL5c

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