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Shopping with AmazonSmile Helps Raise Funds for Turning Point October 25, 2018

For decades, Turning Point has been the rock under peoples’ feet as they overcome drug and alcohol addiction. Our New Jersey addiction treatment center is proud to be able to say we help around 3,500 people each year defeat their addictions and ...

Rehabilitation Treatments Begin for Demi Lovato After Drug Overdose Incident August 17, 2018

On July 24 th, 2018, popular singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose scare that sent her to the hospital. Complications with treatment and the symptoms of her drug overdose — the actual substance that caused her overdose has not been ...

Why Do Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rates Increase in the Summer? June 26, 2018

Now that the weather is warming up and summer is officially here, everyone is planning on how they will spend their holidays, time off from college, and long, warm nights. For addiction treatment centers around the country, though, the summer season ...

New Jersey's Project Medicine Drop August 12, 2016

When the discussion arose regarding the abuse of prescription medication use becoming an epidemic, not many people recognized how real the threat was. Now, as we move forward, it is becoming more and more prominent. As drug usage and overdose ...

Got Drugs? Return Prescriptions on National Drug Take Back Day April 29, 2016

The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 52 million people in the United States over the age of 12 have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons in their lifetime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asserts that 40 ...

CDC Produces New Tools to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic April 01, 2016

On March 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new resources to help hospitals combat the growing opioid epidemic. In a 2014 study, the organization found that almost 28,648 individuals lost their lives because of prescription ...

FDA Aims to Combat Opioid Abuse With New Warning Guidelines March 25, 2016

With the rise in prescription painkiller abuse, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced they would begin issuing stronger warning labels for addictive opioids. Faced with rising opioid overdose related deaths, the FDA issued new ...

Turning Point Celebrates 41st Anniversary March 09, 2016

Turning Point is excited to celebrate its 41 st Anniversary on Thursday, March 17, 2016. To commemorate the moment, we are planning recognition events for the patients and staff on this day, as we have done in previous years. We want to take this ...

President Obama Proposes $1.1 Billion to Address Opioid and Heroin Epidemic in New Budget March 04, 2016

President Obama’s new budget for the 2017 fiscal year plans to allocate $1.1 billion in mandatory funding to address the opioid and heroin use epidemic. The money will be used to offer access to treatment plans for anyone seeking help. The ...

Turning Point Mourns the Loss of Kevin F. Carroll February 25, 2016

Turning Point is deeply saddened to share the passing of Kevin F. Carroll, a valued former board member and avid supporter of Turning Point for many years. With a long career on Wall Street, retiring as CEO of Gintelco, a financial service firm in ...

Turning Point HOME AT LAST Gala 2010 October 09, 2010

Turning Point's "Home At Last!" Gala welcomes Joe Frazier and raises nearly $110,000 With its “Home at Last!” theme etched in a beautiful ice sculpture and Joe Frazier on hand to celebrate with guests, Turning Point’s ...

Turning Point Launches Program to Help Families Struggling With Addiction February 04, 2010

Turning Point has launched a new program that will expand it sservices to assist the families of those battling addiction. Read the full story here!

Turning Point Opens Clinic In Verona August 21, 2008

Turning Point returns to the community it first called home with the opening of a new outpatient clinic. Read the full story here.

Turning Point Opens Again In Verona August 07, 2008

Turning Point has opened a new Outpatient Treatment Program at 96 Pompton Ave., Verona. Read the full article here.

Treatment Center to Shut Down June 07, 2006

Turning Point will be closing its doors after 31 years in the Township of Cedar Grove. Read more about it here.

A Turning Point For Essex County July 25, 2005

A Nonprofit that provides a lifeline for many now seeks oen for itself. ​Read More About It Here.

Turning Point Hosts National Drug Treatment Press Conference May 15, 2003

"This program taught me a lot. I'm just so happy that I'm here. It took me eight years, and I just thank God and everyone else for what has been done for me." Read the full article here!

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  • “Turning Point is probably one of the best rehabilitation facilities in New Jersey. Keep up the great work.”

    - Dominick S.
  • “I really liked Turning Point - it was by far the best rehab I've been in. I love the staff and the structure.”

    - Anonymous Male
  • “Great Program! Very Informative From Day 1 thru Day 28. The Counselors And Staff Were Great! Keep Up The Good Work. My Wife Is Attending Nar-Anon In South Jersey.”

    - James D.
  • “You Saved My Life.”

    - Mary S. Clean & Sober Since May 2013
  • “Turning Point has given me a Great Education on my Disease and Addiction. Great Facility!!”

    - Tommy L
  • “Life is great. You guys saved my life. Can't thank you all enough.”

    - Peter C.
  • “Thanks to all of Turning Point that helped save my life!”

    - Michele R K
  • “I have to say that if it wasn't for my counselor Lisa and the other counselors and the OT's there wouldn't there wouldn't be a program. I thank you for your care, consideration, and passion for your jobs.”

    - Anonymous
  • “I am writing just to once again give thanks to you and the staff that helped me at Turning Point, a beacon to open my mind and give me a foundation for my new found life of recovery.”

    - John
  • “Thanks for Turning guys do a hard job working with the disease of addiction, which is at a pandemic stage in the U.S.”

    - KL
  • “Coming to Turning Point made my wife a much stronger and more vital person again.”

    - Family Member
  • “They wouldn’t let me hide from my feelings yet I felt completely supported. Now I know how to deal with my feelings.”

    - Jessica S.
  • “The organization has given thoughtful attention to providing a treatment milieu that responds to the individual needs of the persons served.”

    - CARF
  • “Female”

    - Cindy Zucker, New Brunswick
  • “The Best”

    - Frank L., Paulsboro

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