How Are Anxiety and Depression Related?


Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. They often occur together and can seriously impact people’s lives.

Fortunately, doctors can successfully treat both anxiety and depression. However, it’s crucial to get help from a qualified professional.

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is normal. It’s a natural stress response and can help you stay focused and alert in stressful situations. However, ongoing anxiety that seems to have no cause or triggers can be highly debilitating for some people. Constant or untreated anxiety can lead to other health issues such as chronic pain and high blood pressure.

Anxiety disorders are severe medical conditions that cause people to worry, often uncontrollably. They include panic disorder, social anxiety, separation anxiety, and generalized anxiety.

What causes anxiety?

Several things may contribute to the development of a disorder. These factors vary by age and gender. The environment can play a role, too — for instance, children who grow up with neglectful parents often develop anxiety.

What are the symptoms of anxiety?

The following are the most common symptoms of anxiety:

● Feeling nervous, irritable, or on edge

● Worrying too much about everyday things

● Difficulty concentrating or having your mind go blank due to worry

● Having trouble sleeping, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping because of worrying

● Feeling restless or having physical symptoms like a racing heart when you’re not active

● Having palpitations, chest pain, or discomfort from anxiety

● Feeling irritable and snap easily at people

Are there different types of Anxiety disorders?

Yes. The most common types of anxiety are:

Panic disorder

This condition is characterized by panic attacks, episodes of intense fear that seem to come out of nowhere. People who have panic attacks often worry about when the next attack will happen. It often thwarts their efforts to relax, and they can develop phobias or fears of everyday situations. Panic disorder can lead people to avoid places where they’ve previously had an attack, which can hinder their ability to be spontaneous or adventurous.

Social anxiety

People with social anxiety disorder are very self-conscious and extremely fearful of being judged or rejected in social situations. They may worry about saying something stupid, looking foolish, or being embarrassed.

Some people with social anxiety disorder have just a few panic attacks in their life. Still, it’s more common for them to have ongoing symptoms of anxiety that can interfere with work and relationships.

Generalized anxiety

People who have generalized anxiety disorder are anxious about many things, most days of the week. They may feel restless and on edge, have trouble concentrating, or continually worry that something terrible will happen. In general, they can’t relax.

Separation anxiety

Separation anxiety disorder involves feeling very nervous and fearful about being away from home or close to people — such as when going to school or work. The anxiety is excessive and can be very disruptive; it often leads people with this condition to feel trapped and avoid attending school or work.

Specific phobias

Phobias are intense but irrational fear of a specific object or situation that isn’t harmful. People with phobia avoid what they fear and may experience anxiety even if they’re only thinking about their fear. Phobias can interfere with daily activities and cause stress, especially among children and teens who have to participate in required school activities like sports or field trips.

Some common phobias are fear of heights, storms, and animals.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

People with OCD obsessively think about negative things such as germs or getting sick. They can also become fearful that something terrible will happen—for instance, their house may burn down, or they may endanger someone’s life by driving recklessly. They try to ease this anxiety by doing repetitive, compulsive behaviors such as hand-washing or checking to lock a door.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops after exposure to a terrifying event where severe physical harm occurred or was threatened. People who experience post-traumatic stress often have persistent frightening thoughts and memories of their ordeal. They may feel emotionally numb or be easily startled.

Another type of anxiety disorder is called acute stress disorder, which can occur when someone goes through a highly traumatic event (or series of events) like witnessing a murder or dying. It’s normal for this reaction to last a short time—typically less than 30 days.

How many people suffer from an Anxiety disorder?

Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults age 18 years and older (about 18%) in a given year. These conditions are more common in women than in men, and they are also more common in children and adolescents.

No matter what the cause, anxiety always comes back to one thing: fear. Fear is a response to perceived threats, whether real or imagined. When anxiety becomes overwhelming, it’s known as an anxiety disorder.

People with anxiety disorders are more easily startled and tend to overreact more often than people without them. Anxiety disorders are generally treated with medication, psychotherapy, or both.

Are anxiety disorders treatable?

Yes. People with anxiety disorders can benefit from many different types of treatment, including antidepressant medications and psychotherapy. The proper treatment for you depends on your symptoms, the severity of your condition, and other factors.

What is Depression?

Depressive disorder is a severe medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, how you think and act, and how your body functions. It can damage relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide. There are several types of depressive disorders each with different symptoms and causes.

What causes depression?

People may think that a character flaw or personal weakness causes depression or depressive disorders. In reality, however, depression is a common disorder with biological causes. It occurs when the brain does not produce enough of certain chemicals that help regulate mood. These chemicals are called neurotransmitters—serotonin and norepinephrine are common examples.

Are there different types of depression?

Yes, the most common type of depression is major depressive disorder (MDD). Other less debilitating depressive disorders include:

Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)

Persistent depressive disorder is a depressed mood that lasts for at least two years in adults and one year in children and teens. It’s often linked with anxiety and substance abuse.

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

The premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that affects mood and functioning and is diagnosed by ruling out other diseases.

Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression affects about 10 to 15 percent of women who give birth, usually within the first four weeks after delivery. This kind of depression usually goes away on its own, but talk therapy and antidepressants can help.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

This kind of depression is related to the seasons, most often during winter. What happens is that the body’s circadian rhythm (the natural cycle of day and night) becomes unbalanced, which can affect mood.

Psychotic depression

In this condition, a person experiences depression and some psychosis, such as having disturbing false thoughts or seeing or hearing things that aren’t there. This kind of depression is rare and typically happens only in older adults who have a history of mental disorders.

What Causes Depression?

No one knows for sure what causes depression, but several factors likely play into it. Some examples include:

Genetics: People with close family members who have depression are more likely to develop it themselves, suggesting that genetics play some role.

Life stress: The death of a loved one or other very stressful events, such as military combat or natural disasters, can trigger depression or worsen an existing condition.

Brain chemistry: Changes in the levels of chemicals called neurotransmitters may play a part. Low levels of these naturally occurring brain chemicals, such as serotonin and norepinephrine, have been linked with depression.

Lifestyle factors: Poor eating habits or lack of exercise can affect mood and depression.

Medical conditions: Several illnesses or chronic pain, such as heart disease and arthritis, can cause symptoms that may seem like depression. However, the cause is often something other than these medical conditions. For example, a person with arthritis can feel sad or hopeless when in physical discomfort yet not suffer from depression.

In some cases, depression may be linked to a medical condition like thyroid disease or vitamin D deficiency. Depression can also occur along with another mental illness —such as an anxiety disorder, substance abuse problem, or even gambling addiction.

What are the symptoms of depression?

The following are the most common symptoms of depression:

● Feeling sad or having a depressed mood, especially in the morning

● Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed, including sex

● Eating too much or too little; significant weight changes due to eating more or less than usual

● Trouble sleeping and oversleeping

● Loss of energy or constant fatigue

● Being irritable or having a short temper

● Having problems concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions

● Feeling worthless or guilty about yourself—often feeling “down on yourself” for not meeting personal goals

● Thoughts of death or suicide—although thoughts of suicide are more common in teens with depression, adults can have these thoughts as well

● Inability to function at work or school because of depression

Are there treatments for depression?

Yes. Many types of treatment can help people with mental disorders like depression. They include:

● antidepressant medications—such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), and tricyclic antidepressants

● psychotherapy—individual or group therapy; cognitive-behavioral therapy can be helpful for some people

How are anxiety and depression related?

Anxiety, like depression, is a type of mood disorder. Mood disorders are mental disorders that can affect your emotions, thinking, and behavior. They can lead to difficulties at work or school, relationships, and self-care. Mood disorders are considered brain disorders that may have a genetic or hereditary cause.

Is it possible to develop depression and anxiety at the same time?

Yes. Often there is a link between anxiety and depression. People with depression may feel anxious or nervous much of the time, while people with anxiety disorders usually have overwhelming fears and concerns. Sometimes anxiety precedes depression—meaning that having an anxiety disorder can sometimes lead to depression down the road.

Is there a way to know if you have both conditions?

It’s common for those with an anxiety disorder also to have depression. However, it is possible to have anxiety without depression or depression without anxiety. In some cases, you may be at risk of developing an anxiety-related condition resulting from severe depression.

Your doctor can help determine what’s going on and how best to help you feel better.

Does treatment of one condition improve the other?

Treatment for depression does not constantly improve anxiety and vice versa. Sometimes both issues need to be treated as separate conditions. Treatment for each may include medication, therapy, lifestyle changes (such as increased exercise or improved sleep habits), or some combination of these.

What happens when anxiety and depression are left untreated?

If left untreated, anxiety and depression can interfere with daily life. You may find it difficult to concentrate or make decisions, for example. Both conditions can lead to relationship difficulties and affect work or school performance. Untreated depression also can increase the risk of suicide.

What happens when anxiety and depression are treated?

Treatment for anxiety or depression sometimes includes medication, therapy, lifestyle changes, or some combination of these. treatment for either condition has the potential to improve symptoms and help you feel better. It’s essential to get treatment even if the symptoms don’t go away right away.

Your doctor can work with you to find what works best for you and your symptoms and keep your overall health in mind.

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So, whether you need partial care or outpatient services, our Quantum staff is ready to help you restore hope and peace of mind.

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New Jersey's #1 Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center

Quantum is New Jersey’s premier outpatient addiction center for rehabilitation and addiction treatment in New Jersey. Outpatient rehab is a broad term that is different from inpatient treatment as it encompasses several different types of substance abuse and substance use disorder treatments, including intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) and partial care programs (PCs).

Addiction is a personal experience, and every person who has a substance use disorder has had different experiences. You never know what a person has been through, which is why at Quantum, we believe that providing a safe place for our clients to come, with a calming atmosphere and judgment-free, trauma-informed staff is important.

Some of the most common substances people become addicted to include:

  • Alcohol
  • Cocaine and crack cocaine
  • Opioid painkillers and heroin
  • Benzodiazepines and other sedative drugs
  • Amphetamines like Adderall or crystal meth

Signs you may need help for an addiction include:

  • Drinking or using drugs alone, in the morning, or hiding your use from loved ones
  • Feeling guilty about your substance use habits
  • Beginning to lie or steal, or act recklessly while under the influence, or to obtain more of the substance
  • Developing an increased tolerance for the substance or needing to take more to get the same effect
  • Your social activities begin to be all about obtaining, using, and recovering from the substance, and you begin to avoid or miss other social gatherings, hobbies, and events to use the substance
  • You experience withdrawal symptoms when you are not taking the substance, and begin to worry or think a lot about when you can next use it
  • Keeping drugs, paraphernalia, and/or alcohol in stashes around the house, workplace, or on your person
  • Missing or performing poorly at work, school, and other obligations because of substance use
  • Continuing to drink or do drugs even when it causes serious health problems, relationship issues, and/or financial troubles

At Quantum Behavioral Health Services, we customize each patient’s comprehensive rehab program to suit their unique needs and preferences, so that you are getting the care you need through our cost-effective and highly rated partial care day programs, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient rehab treatment plans.

Whether you are in our program for alcohol rehab, opiate rehab, cocaine rehab, heroin rehab, or rehab for drug abuse with mental health issues, we can help you stop substance misuse, helping you get your life back on track and remain in long-term recovery.

IOP NJ- New Jersey

One of the most popular programs at Quantum treatment centers is our intensive outpatient program (IOP). This is an outpatient program where you can live at home or live inside a sober living residence, keeping your usual schedule with work, school, or childcare, and come in for treatment at our outpatient center for a minimum of nine hours per week.

Every client has unique needs based on factors such as:

  • What substance(s) you are recovering from and whether you were taking several types of drugs and alcohol at one time
  • How long you were using the drugs and/or alcohol, how much you were using at one time, and the amount you were using each time
  • What your physical health is like, as drug and alcohol use can affect the heart, lungs, brain, liver, kidneys, teeth, and your overall wellness
  • Whether you have insurance coverage, what your insurance plan will cover, and how much you will have to pay out-of-pocket
  • What your mental health is like, as co-occurring disorders and comorbid mental health issues are common with addiction
  • Your own personal history with addiction, relapse, and your mindset when it comes to recovery

Because the IOP is created to work around your life, there are several options for times you can come in, including mornings, evenings, and weekends. This way, you do not need to uproot your entire life to get the treatment you need. This type of scheduling is very important for some people who may be at risk of losing their job, child custody, or scholarships for college if they were to go into inpatient rehab for one to three months.

Alcohol & Drug Rehab

Alcohol and drug rehab is a general term for several types of intensive supervised programs that have been created by professional doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and addictions specialists to help people to stop using drugs or alcohol, while providing the tools needed to live a healthy life.

A rehab program usually begins with detoxing. This is the process the body goes through when you stop using the substance(s) you have become physically dependent on. If you have an addiction and cannot stop or cut back on the substance without experiencing withdrawal symptoms, even if they are mild, it is not recommended that you attempt to detox on your own.

The safest and most effective means of detoxing from drugs and alcohol is a medication assisted treatment (MAT) plan for withdrawal management. Checking into a medical detox facility will provide you with 24-hour medical supervision, clinical care, psychiatric care, and some form of therapy and counseling. You will also be given the option to take FDA-approved, prescription medications to help you with the pain, anxiety, stomach issues, discomfort and restlessness associated with withdrawal.

The most important part about medical detox is that your withdrawal symptoms will be managed to keep you safe, and if a serious medical emergency were to come up, doctor’s care would be immediately available to you.

Detox is not where rehab ends. It is only the first stage of a life-long process called recovery. The next step for many people is a 30 to 90 day stay in inpatient rehab, where the patient lives inside a rehab facility 24 hours a day. This is beneficial to those who have cooccurring mental illnesses, physical health problems, or who have serious addictions like a heroin addiction, benzodiazepine addiction, or other opioid drug addiction. The biggest benefit to an inpatient rehab is the safe, sober, structured environment. It will keep the patient away from drugs and alcohol during their most vulnerable time in early recovery.

Not everybody needs to go to inpatient rehab. Some people can move straight from detoxing into outpatient care. Outpatient programs are also recommended as the next step after an inpatient treatment program. These programs vary depending on which institution you go to, but each will likely have these things in common:

  • Medication management and/or medical support
  • Individual therapy and psychiatric care
  • Group therapy
  • Counseling
  • Case management services
  • Integration into sober communities
  • Relapse prevention programs

The patient will remain living at home or move into a sober living facility, and commute into the treatment center for medical and psychiatric appointments, group therapy, one-on-one therapy, and other customized programming.

Rehab programs not only help you become drug- and alcohol-free, but they are designed to help you stay that way, by helping you get the parts of your life back that you may have lost due to substance abuse. This looks different for each person, but some examples include:

  • Learning how to make a resume, apply for jobs, and interview
  • Learning skills like budgeting and time management
  • Family therapy to regain trust and rebuild relationships with your loved ones that may have been damaged by addiction
  • Learning life skills for independent living like personal hygiene, cooking, and cleaning

Outpatient Drug Rehab NJ

Drug rehab is a very broad term for treatments, therapy, and care for a myriad of conditions related to drug abuse, physical dependence on drugs, and drug addiction. Rehab programs throughout the country offer all types of therapy, treatments and programs. Some common treatments include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT)
  • Group therapy
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Experiential therapy
  • One-on-one psychotherapy
  • Family therapy
  • Counseling
  • Trauma-informed therapy
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Educational programs about addiction
  • Life skills and vocational training programs
  • Case management services
  • Relapse prevention programs
  • Physical fitness and exercise programs
  • Holistic therapies like massage, meditation, or acupuncture
  • Connections to local 12-step groups (Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics anonymous) and SMART recovery groups

At Quantum, our team offers:

  • Traditional behavioral therapy
  • Counseling
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • 12-step integration
  • Evidence-based treatments
  • Vivitrol treatments to help with alcohol and opioid relapse prevention

Addiction can be an all-encompassing illness, not only of the brain and body, but of the spirit as well. For this reason, we incorporate 12-step programs that ask participants to relinquish control to a higher power, and we offer alternative treatments like yoga and meditation for a whole-patient spiritual healing that, even if you are not traditionally religious, will increase your overall well-being, promote inner peace, and help you to release unhelpful or painful emotions.

Our evidence-based treatments are all provided by trained, educated, and accredited staff who are knowledgeable in their respective fields. Through individual therapy, group therapy, and behavioral therapy, you will get to the root of your addiction, work through the issues that are on your mind, gain useful recovery tools and strategies, and work through the social aspects of addiction. Recovery is a life-long commitment, so learning relapse prevention skills and coming up with a long-term plan for yourself is a crucial aspect of drug and alcohol addiction treatment. Our facility is welcoming and secure, so you will feel safe and comfortable in all treatments.

We provide consistent, on-going contact with your family members and loved ones, ensuring that everybody who is involved in the healing process is informed and on the same page. Creating a social support network for yourself while in recovery is also crucial to your success. Family and couples’ therapy can help you mend relationships with those who were affected by your substance abuse (because addiction affects many more people than just yourself) and will also allow your loved ones to learn more about your addiction and how they can best help you. You will improve communication, work on problematic habits and behaviors like codependency and enablement, strengthen your bonds, and heal old wounds together.

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab NJ

Alcohol rehab is the next step to take after alcohol detoxification is complete. Quantum has IOP and partial care day treatment programs, along with long-term outpatient rehab options that can be tailored to meet you wherever you are on your own personal road to recovery. We will not force you to get more treatment than you need, and we will always take your personal comfort and wellness into account, allowing you to increase or decrease the intensity of your program as your needs evolve.

The outpatient program (OP) at Quantum New Jersey rehab is a long-term, ongoing program that is often offered after a patient has completed more intensive detox and rehab treatments, or if the treatment is for a person with a mild addiction with a low risk of relapse and without a co-occurring mental illness or physical health issues that need closer monitoring.

Outpatient alcohol rehab is fewer than nine hours per week of treatment and programs. It is a completely customized program, so your level of care will be determined by your comfort level and your progress in recovery, offering continued support, sober community connections, and therapy for alcohol addiction to help you to stay well long-term. With Quantum, you will always have the addiction support, alcoholism treatments, structure, and care that you need, even months or years down the road if you wish.

Outpatient vs Inpatient Mental Health

Dual diagnosis is a large part of some peoples’ recovery journey. Mental health issues and addiction are often very deeply connected, and treating the underlying cause of both conditions at the same time, in integrated treatment programs is the best way to break the cycle of using substances to control symptoms of mental illness, ultimately becoming even more unwell.

Some of the most common co-occurring disorders include:

  • Depression
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal tendencies

Some people have a genetic predisposition that leads to addiction and mental illness, and others develop a chemical imbalance in the brain that causes these issues to occur or worsen over time.

Drugs and alcohol can also interfere with prescription medications you are already taking for your mental health, and using substances to mask symptoms of conditions like social anxiety or major depression can cause those issues to worsen. You will lose confidence in your own abilities to handle stress and difficult situations without substance abuse, and you will not gain the coping tools you need to get through stressful times. Drowning your sorrows in alcohol may cause depressive issues to become worse, and using substances to run away from disturbing intrusive thoughts and debilitating trauma will reinforce the avoidance, pushing the issues deeper and strengthening them instead of healing.

Medications may be prescribed as a part of a dual diagnosis treatment to ease symptoms in an appropriate and safe way, along with targeted therapy that will provide strategies and coping methods for symptoms of mental health issues.

There are pros and cons to both inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction rehab centers. With inpatient rehab you will:

  • Have full access to doctors, nurses, and medical staff day and night, 24 hours a day
  • Live full-time inside the facility, with medication management and monitoring to see how your psychiatric medications and health treatments are working for you
  • Have a more structured daily life, with the entire day planned out for you by professionals

With outpatient mental health care, you will:

  • Have the ability to live at home or live in a sober home with the ability to see your friends and family during the days for love and support
  • Get the help you need without having to sacrifice your career, drop out of school, or miss out on important obligations
  • Be able to try out new strategies and tools provided by your therapist, then report back with your findings
  • Have the opportunity to live independently, go to work or school, and take care of life’s responsibilities as you learn to manage your mental health condition safely
  • Have more affordable addiction treatment and care options, as you may not need to pay for full-time housing

If you require a dual diagnosis for a co-occurring mental illness or trauma, you will likely need to be placed into a comprehensive program that integrates traditional therapy with holistic approaches like meditation and psychiatric medication. This type of program is not easy, but with the proper support, treatments, therapy, counseling, and medication, you will be able to manage your symptoms of mental illness, while working through your detox and rehabilitation plan at the same time.

Outpatient Rehab NJ - Alcohol & Drug Rehab

Another form of outpatient rehab we offer at Quantum recovery center along with our IOP and our outpatient rehabilitation programs is the partial care (PC) program. In partial care, you will live at home or in a sober living residence and commute into our treatment center for a minimum of 20 hours per week of treatment.

This program will work best for people who do not require 24-hour psychiatric or medical care, but still wish to access mental health, physical health, and emotional health care services. We provide Vivitrol treatments to help treat alcohol dependence and opioid dependence after detoxification is complete.

Former substance abusers with co-occurring mental health issues may wish to enter this type of program if they are successful in staying on their medications and attending all therapy and treatment programs. These services are offered during the day, so that you will be able to receive the best possible treatment and the most support, as this is when the majority of staff and caregivers are on duty.

Rehab After Work NJ

New Jersey after work rehabs are the perfect solution for people who have responsibilities in life that they cannot ignore. These facilities allow patients who have mild to moderate addictions to continue their lives, maintaining work schedules and their home lives as they also focus on their recovery. Unlike an inpatient rehab center, you do not need to check into a full-time, 24-hour controlled environment. An after-work rehab center is much less restrictive, allowing you the freedom to attend rehab nine or fewer hours per week.

Because outpatient rehab at Quantum drug rehabs was created to work for people who have left residential rehab and for those who could not enter a full-time inpatient drugs and alcohol rehab facility because of important family, career or school commitments, it was made to be flexible enough that you can work or go to school, and then attend rehab afterward. Like many impatient rehab programs, when you enter our after-work rehab, you will be granted access to addiction treatments provided by medically trained professionals, therapists, and addictions experts within a safe environment in which you can focus on your sobriety and the causes of your addiction.

The most common reason a person would choose to go to an after-work rehab program is because of their responsibilities to their families, so for this reason, most of these programs, Quantum included, will allow as much family involvement and support as you would like. Family support will help encourage you and remind you what you are doing this for. There are family therapy sessions and support groups available for loved ones, partners, parents, and friends to attend to ensure your social network remains solid through this difficult time.

Intensive Outpatient Program NJ

The intensive outpatient addiction treatment program for New Jersey residents offers several benefits, including:

  • The freedom to continue going to work, going to school, and living your life the way you want to, as you continue to access the addiction treatments, therapy, structure, community and care you need
  • Continual real-life opportunities to apply the drug and alcohol abuse treatment skills you have learned in the IOP to your daily interactions with people and the world around you, with full support and the ability to debrief and go over possible solutions each time you return to the outpatient treatment center
  • A strong connection to your local sober community through meetings, peer support groups, sports and exercise programs, sober activity centers in New Jersey, and connections you may make during your group therapy sessions

Intensive outpatient programming is an excellent choice for many people looking for a treatment plan that incorporates everyday sober living with long-term strategies and treatment programs that include behavioral therapy, holistic treatments, group therapy, and strong support.

Outpatient Rehab in South Jersey

At Quantum, our New Jersey drug and alcohol treatment facility is a warm and inviting place that you can come to get the help you need. We provide a safe, comfortable, private, and inviting environment that is low stress, so you can focus on your own healing and continue on your path to wellness. We treat drug addiction, alcohol addiction, and dual diagnosis, integrating all therapy and care into one comprehensive program that will be molded to best suit your preferences, needs, and life goals.

If you are from out of state, you may wish to travel to New Jersey to access treatment. Traveling for outpatient rehab offers positive benefits to patients like:

  • Making it easier to maintain your privacy, especially if you are from a small or close-knit community, or if you are a well-known individual in your area
  • Traveling to South Jersey will provide you with the feeling of getting a new lease on life, with a fresh start and a new beginning
  • You may receive a better quality of treatment at Quantum than you would in your hometown
  • It will put a physical distance between yourself and the people, places, and usual circumstances that may trigger a relapse
  • You will be away from life’s routines and the everyday stresses that come with being at home

Addiction can take away a person’s hope for the future and we aim to reinspire each of our clients, providing you with the tools, skills, and coping mechanisms that will inspire you to embrace life once again by treating the physical, psychological, and social components of substance use disorders.

Why Choose Quantum for Rehab After Work - Outpatient, IOP, or Partial Care Treatment

When you choose Quantum for your outpatient rehab, intensive outpatient program and partial care, you are choosing a facility where your individual needs are put first. We believe that a combination of evidence-based treatments along with holistic care for substance abuse and substance use disorders, for a whole-patient approach to healing is the best way to attain long-term sobriety. You are not just an addiction that needs to be managed, you are a whole person, with your own thoughts, preferences, experiences, and history. Getting to the underlying causes of addiction is as important as treating the physical symptoms of drug or alcohol dependence.

Our phone number is (609) 993-0733. When you call, the person on the phone will ask you a series of questions, and will have a conversation with you about your recovery goals and what you require out of our program. We have a streamlined process that will help us get to know about you and your needs, so we can tailor a customized program to your unique needs. Once you are accepted, you will come into the center and meet your care team and get started, so you can move into recovery as quickly as possible. Contact the Quantum Behavioral Health Services treatment center today to verify insurance coverage, to ask questions about rehab, or to get started on your journey today.

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