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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    Daytop New Jersey’s 5th Annual Mary Mulholland Memorial Golf Classic

    Daytop New Jersey's 5th Annual Mary Mulholland Memorial Golf Classic Will be held at: Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club 100 Walnut Street Livingston, New Jersey Click here for information and online registration to this event
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    Daytop New Jersey at Crawford House Honors Ann Nawn at the Annual Spring Dinner

    Daytop New Jersey at Crawford House will hold its annual spring dinner on Thursday, May 11th from 6:00 pm to...
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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,...
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    Paul Ressler and Joseph Coronato among NJTV Everyday Hero Award winners

    Paul Ressler, Daytop New Jersey's Board Vice Chairman, has garnered an Everyday Hero Award from New Jersey Public Television, along...
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    Music & Recovery – Perfect Together

    Addiction Professional, a respected clinical magazine, recently featured Daytop New Jersey’s music program in its e-newsletter, highlighting the popular new...
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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...
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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

  • 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 insurance companies to cover treatment for substance...
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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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    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...
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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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