Adolescent Drug Addiction Program Kicks Off at New Jersey Treatment Center

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Advanced Health and Education launches after-school program for local adolescents with drug, alcohol or other behavioral issues.

Our adolescent drug treatment program will make a positive difference in the lives of teens struggling with addiction and other behavioral issues.

Locally owned Advanced Health drug treatment facility will offer drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs for adolescents four days a week. The program will take place after school from 3– 6pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and will offer individual and group counseling sessions including multi-family group, 12-step Integration, and Relapse Prevention classes. Transportation will be provided to the clinic from several local high schools.

Advanced Health and Education has hired Jamie Monsell, LCSW as Adolescent Clinical Director and Sharon Fleischman, RN to help lead the program.

Jamie Monsell, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has spent her career working with adolescents and previously ran several drug treatment programs in the area.

Sharon Fleischman, a nurse and former Substance Abuse Counselor at East Brunswick High School, brings more than 25 years’ experience in the addiction field.

“Our adolescent drug treatment program will make a positive difference in the lives of teens struggling with addiction and other behavioral issues,” said Sharon Fleischman.

Advanced Health and Educations is also offering an Early Intervention Program designed for parents and adolescents who may be in the initial stages of dealing with substance abuse issues.

The Early Intervention Program will be offered Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm.

Addiction is a growing epidemic facing our community. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, approximately 30 percent of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 experiment with illicit drugs.

ABOUT ADVANCED HEALTH AND EDUCATION
Advanced Health and Education is a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center located in Eatontown, New Jersey. Advanced Health and Education offers outpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs to adolescents, adults and professionals. The admissions office at Advanced Health and Education can be reached by calling 888-687-6977. Advanced Health and Education accepts many forms of insurance.

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