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Turning Point Expands Services July 10, 2014

Turning point expands services--adds halfway house program for women Paterson, NJ--Turning Point, Inc., an addiction treatment program announced a merger with Anderson House, a halfway house and transitional housing program for women in Hunterdon ...

Turning Point's 2012 Gala Raises Nearly $130,000 October 06, 2012

Turning Point held its Benefit Gala on October 4 at the elegant Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. The event was a tremendous success raising nearly $130,000. Over 200 guests enjoyed a buffet dinner, live music and had the opportunity to hear how ...

Turning Point Awarded $839,000 Grant to Improve Access to Services November 02, 2011

One of only 29 recipients nationwide Turning Point, an alcohol and drug addiction treatment center in northeastern New Jersey, has been awarded a three-year, $839,000 grant by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), ...

Dennis Rodman Appears at Turning Point's Benefit Gala October 31, 2011

Proceeds will fund addiction treatment programs. Dennis Rodman’s appearance at Turning Point’s 10th annual Benefit Gala on October 6th helped raise nearly $120,000 and created an exciting experience for those who attended. The recently ...

Turning Point Officially Opens New Facility at Barnert Medical Arts Complex December 13, 2010

PATERSON, NJ - Turning Point, which recently completed extensive renovations to its new alcohol and drug addiction treatment facility at Barnert Medical Arts Complex in Paterson, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new site on December 9. The ...

Turning Point and Legendary Boxer Joe Frazier Celebrate Big Anniversaries September 24, 2010

After 35 years of fighting the disease of alcohol and drug addiction, Turning Point finally has a home of its own and plans to celebrate in a big way at its October 7th Benefit Gala. How big? Why not invite immortal boxing champ Joe Frazier to stop ...

Abigail Prommel Named Turning Point's "Employee of the Year" May 11, 2010

Abigail Prommel, a Verona native who currently resides in Caldwell, has been selected “Employee of the Year” at Turning Point by a vote of her co-workers. Abigail, who joined Turning Point as an intern eight years ago, now serves as ...

Turning Point Launches New Program For Families Struggling With Addiction January 13, 2010

Mountainside Health Foundation Recognizes Need, Provides Funding Turning Point, a local agency that provides treatment for adults suffering from alcohol and drug addiction, is launching a new program that will expand its services to assist the ...

Turning Point's "Magic & Laughter" Gala Raises $85,000 November 05, 2009

VERONA, NJ – Turning Point’s benefit gala has become an annual tradition over the past decade and, this year, the agency’s Board of Trustees wanted to try something completely different. The result, “An Evening of Magic & ...

Turning Point Medical Director Certified by New Addiction Medicine Board July 26, 2009

We are proud to announce that Dr. Peter K. Finelli, D.O., FASAM was certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). He is the first physician in the United States to receive such a distinction. As an independent medical specialty board, ...

Casino Night Gala Raises Nearly $80,000 to Benefit Turning Point Programs November 16, 2008

Nearly 150 of Turning Point’s friends and supporters enjoyed all the trappings of a Las Vegas Casino on November 14, 2008 at the agency’s Casino Night Benefit Gala. Guests took advantage of 14 gaming tables ranging from Blackjack to ...

Turning Point Awarded Competitive Grant to Expand Detox Services August 28, 2008

VERONA, NJ – Turning Point has been named one of only two addiction treatment agencies in New Jersey to receive funding to expand its medically enhanced detoxification services. The funds were awarded by the New Jersey Department of Human ...

Turning Point Continues to Provide Treatment After Cedar Grove Facility Closes September 20, 2006

VERONA, NJ – Turning Point has relocated its treatment services for alcoholism, drug addiction, and their co-occurring disorders after serving more than 30,000 individuals from Essex and other New Jersey counties at its Hilltop home in Cedar ...

Addiction Treatment Center Opens New Outpatient Program July 28, 2006

Offers local residents discreet and convenient access to help for alcoholism and drug dependency VERONA, NJ – Local residents and their families struggling with alcoholism or drug dependency and unsure where to turn have a new, discreet, local ...

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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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