Mercer County

Opioid abuse is on the rise in Mercer County as well as the rest of New Jersey.

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Mercer County Rehab Center

Mercer County, home to the City of Trenton, is well-known as New Jersey’s Capital County. With over 385,000 residents, it’s also a sizable population center. Substantial numbers of preteens, teens, and adults living in Mercer County have drug or alcohol problems. In addition, many county residents have a mental health condition not caused by excessive substance use. Anyone affected by either of these serious issues can recover if they get timely, high-quality treatment. The optimal place to get this treatment is in a professionally run recovery program.

Need help for substance or mental health issues in Mercer County? Turn to the local specialists at Excel Treatment Center. Our Mercer County rehab has the onsite resources you need to reclaim your sobriety and keep it going strong. We also have the resources needed to help you recover from mental illnesses that occur alone or alongside substance problems. What’s more, extensive customization allows us to match you with the best possible recovery options.


Substance Problems and Mental Health Issues in Mercer County

Excessive drinking or drug use can lead to two life-altering health issues. The most serious of these issues is an addiction that makes you or your loved one:

  • Develop a compulsive need to keep consuming alcohol or drugs
  • Disregard the personal and social price you pay for pursuing this need

Before reaching an addicted state, many affected people meet the criteria for non-addicted substance abuse. Despite the lack of addiction, this condition leaves you unable to function in some significant way. 

Public health and substance treatment experts don’t view addiction and substance abuse as unconnected problems. Instead, they view them as elements of one illness: substance use disorder (SUD). Alcohol abuse and addiction are the most common forms of this disorder. Other top examples include abuse and addiction related to:

  • Opioid medications and drugs
  • Sedatives such as benzodiazepines and barbiturates
  • Amphetamine, cocaine, and other stimulants
  • Cannabis products like marijuana

Mercer County is in a region of New Jersey with the state’s second-highest rate for alcohol abuse and addiction. Marijuana and cocaine use in the region fall roughly in line with national averages. On the other hand, heroin use is unusually common. 

Like all of New Jersey, Mercer County has uncommonly low levels of mental illness not caused by drugs or alcohol. Major depression affects about 6% of all adults in the region. Other kinds of serious mental health issues occur less often. 

These figures may not seem like a cause for concern. However, they add up to tens of thousands of people in a population as large as Mercer County’s. It’s also important to note that non-substance-related mental illnesses and SUDs often affect the same person at once. 

For more details on SUDs and other mental health concerns in Mercer County, contact us today.

What We Offer

Our Treatment Programs

Withdrawal Management

We offer a variety of options for those in need of medically-supervised withdrawal management including inpatient detox.

Inpatient Rehab

If you are looking for an inpatient rehab in New Jersey, Excel Treatment Center can help with our trusted options.

Partial Hospitalization

Our partial hospitalization program in New Jersey offers you the best parts of inpatient treatment without the stay.

Intensive Outpatient

The IOP program in New Jersey at Excel provides flexibility and accessibility when seeking treatment.


Our outpatient rehab in New Jersey is here to help you on your journey to long-term recovery from addiction.

Aftercare & Alumni

From lifetime aftercare to our monthly alumni events, once you are a part of our family, we are with you for life.

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Detoxing During Mercer County Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehab

Substance use disorders that involve addiction tend to need more resources in rehab. That’s true because people affected by these SUDs can find it much harder to stop drinking or taking drugs. In fact, the inability to halt substance use is a common stumbling block for those starting addiction recovery.

How can you overcome this stumbling block? By entering a detox program when you first start rehab. One of the primary purposes of our New Jersey drug detox centers is controlling the effects of withdrawal, a widespread issue for those who:

  • Completely stop using drugs or alcohol
  • Rapidly decrease their drug or alcohol intake

When your withdrawal symptoms are well-controlled, you’ll typically find it easier to quit. At the same time, detox helps:

  • Stabilize your general health
  • Keep you comfortable and relaxed
  • Eliminate outside distractions that could break your focus on recovery

At Excel Treatment Center, you’ll find a full range of programs for drug and alcohol detox. Consult us today for more information.


Stories of Hope

For over a decade, Excel Treatment Center has been helping those struggling with substance abuse on their path to long-term healing. Don't take our word for it. Check out our client testimonials.

Excel treatment has changed my life! The staff starting from the intake process, to all the clinicians are amazing! I really enjoy that. Most of the staff are in recovery and relate to me I have been shown so much support, understanding, and accommodation above and beyond!

Shannon R.


We Work With Most Insurance

We work with many insurance providers in the U.S. to help you minimize out of pocket expenses and get better faster. Please call us today to find out more.


Using Mercer County Rehab for Active SUD Recovery

Full-service alcohol and drug rehab centers in Mercer County, NJ, not only feature detox programs. They also focus on active recovery from the SUD affecting you or your loved one. If you go through detox, you will typically follow up with active treatment. This phase of rehab may also serve as your recovery starting point for an SUD rooted in substance abuse. 

What makes treatment for SUDs active? This term refers to a rehab process that requires you to:

  • Set goals for your recovery
  • Pursue those goals with the help of your treatment team
  • Stay engaged and motivated through recovery’s ups and downs

Much of this process centers on the use of modern psychotherapy. A range of therapy options help support the aims of active rehab. In some cases, therapy is partnered with medication in an approach known as medication-assisted treatment (MAT)

Customized psychotherapy and MAT are used every day at Excel Treatment Center. Talk to our knowledgeable staff for details on our tailored recovery plans.

Call (833) 883-9235 and talk to an expert to learn more about medically assisted detox, one-on-one therapy, family support, and relapse prevention programs.

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Help Is Available

Call us: 973-355-7866


Every call is confidential. We are not here to make any judgments but rather are here to assist our clients to get results and take charge of their lives. We will not discuss any matters with any third party.

Callback: Arrange for Excel’s expert addiction therapists to call you back to offer free advice and help. You are not under any obligation to use our services.

AA/NA Meetings Nearby:

Women on Wednesdays

Rockaway (map)3.0 Miles
7:30 PM – 8:45 PM 
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church 
64 Beach Street

Women on Wednesdays

Rockaway (map)3.0 Miles
7:30 PM – 8:45 PM 
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church 
64 Beach Street

Women on Wednesdays

Rockaway (map)3.0 Miles
7:30 PM – 8:45 PM 
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church 
64 Beach Street

Call (833) 883-9235 and talk to an expert to learn more about medically assisted detox, one-on-one therapy, family support, and relapse prevention programs.


Treatment for Mental Illness and Dual Diagnosis

If you have a standalone mental illness, you’re only affected by the symptoms of that condition. But frequently, people diagnosed with a mental illness also have an SUD. This dual diagnosis can cause more problems than just an SUD or a mental illness. That’s true because the symptoms of the two conditions can interact in ways that ramp up their impact. 

It’s difficult or impossible to restore your well-being by just treating one aspect of a dual diagnosis. Any progress you make in one area will be sabotaged by a lack of progress in the other. Rehab experts overcome this difficulty by treating both conditions at the same time. 

At Excel, we specialize in this advanced form of treatment. We can also help you recover from a primary mental illness not linked to a dual diagnosis. Talk to us today to find out more about our available programs.

Additional Rehab Services

During and after your time in Mercer County rehab, you may benefit from some additional services. Common choices you’ll find at a quality provider include:

  • Thorough assessments designed to detect SUDs and mental illnesses
  • A case management team that helps coordinate your treatment and your return to everyday life
  • Alumni programs for those who have completed rehab 
  • Other kinds of post-rehab aftercare programs that provide important follow-up support

At Excel, we understand the value of these kinds of services. That’s why we feature them along with detox, active SUD treatment, and dual diagnosis plans. Find out more by consulting us today. 


Make Excel Treatment Your Mercer County Rehab Provider

Looking for quality rehab services in Mercer County? Excel Treatment is standing by with state-of-the-art services and facilities. Every day, we help New Jerseyites get the personalized care they need to recover from substance problems. And we provide the same individualized care for those affected by mental illness or dual diagnosis. Ready to take your next steps toward recovery? Just contact us today.