Providing individualized addiction treatment with a full continuum of care, including outpatient care, medication-assisted treatment, and recovery coaching.
About Mountainside Ramsey
Mountainside is a nationally acclaimed behavioral health network that provides individualized alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Mountainside was founded in 1998 by a group of like-minded friends. They believed that supplementing traditional therapies with holistic wellness practices could vastly improve long-term recovery. Mountainside Ramsey offers flexible morning and evening appointment services including medication-assisted detox (MAT), outpatient services, recovery coaching, and online counseling. Each client is unique, and they provide a full continuum of care that addresses the mind, body, and spirit. Their Integrative Model of Care guides clients sequentially through each stage of recovery, ensuring that each client’s treatment plan is specifically designed to cater to his or her individual needs. Mountainside provides a robust range of therapy options with a qualified staff to find which therapies work best for the individual. Treatment can include individual and group counseling, 12-Step facilitation, anger management, acupuncture, adventure therapy, expressive therapy, healthy living workshops, therapeutic art and writing, and more. Mountainside believes the greatest asset for long-term recovery is a strong support system. They work closely with the client’s family and create support services to help loved ones understand addiction and the recovery process.
Mountainside has numerous facilities throughout the Northeast. The Ramsey, New Jersey location is an easy commute for local residents as well as residents of Ridgewood, Glen Rock, Wyckoff, River Vale, Westwood, Pearl River, Ramapo, and Nanuet. Mountainside is pleased to hold a 3.7 ASAM certification as well as dual accreditation from CARF International and The Joint Commission, making it 1 of just 7 addiction treatment facilities in the country to do so. Additionally, clients can self-pay.
Provider's Policy:We work with the following insurance companies: Aetna, Anthem, BCBS, Beacon, Connecticare, Cigna, Empire BCBS, GEHA, Harvard Pilgrim, NYSHIP, Optum, Oxford, The Empire Plan, UBH, UHC, UMR. We make the insurance verification process fast and simple so that you can start receiving the quality treatment you need as soon as possible. Simply fill out our secure online. Within 24 hours, one of our admission specialists will provide you an estimated cost of treatment and discuss the next steps in your recovery journey.
Who We Treat
500 Franklin Turnpike Suite 302, Ramsey, NJ 07446
A combination of scientifically rooted therapies and treatments make up evidence-based care, defined by their measured and proven results.
Individual care meets the needs of each patient, using personalized treatment to provide them the most relevant care and greatest chance of success.
A non-medicinal, wellness-focused approach that aims to align the mind, body, and spirit for deep and lasting healing.
Through narrative therapy, patients rewrite past events with a positive focus. They separate themselves from the problem to see their purpose and capabilities.
Patient and therapist meet 1-on-1 to work through difficult emotions and behavioral challenges in a personal, private setting.
This ancient practice can be mental, emotional, and even spiritual. In meditation, you focus your attention on the present moment without judgement.
Teaching life skills like cooking, cleaning, clear communication, and even basic math provides a strong foundation for continued recovery.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
MBCT combines mindfulness practices—like meditation—with cognitive therapy techniques to help patients work through negative thought patterns.
Patients can connect with a therapist via videochat, messaging, email, or phone. Remote therapy makes treatment more accessible.
Twelve Step Facilitation
12-Step groups offer a framework for addiction recovery. Members commit to a higher power, recognize their issues, and support each other in the healing process.
Creative processes like art, writing, or dance use inner creative desires to help boost confidence, emotional growth, and initiate change.
Combined with behavioral therapy, prescribed medications can enhance treatment by relieving withdrawal symptoms and focus patients on their recovery.
Family therapy addresses group dynamics within a family system, with a focus on improving communication and interrupting unhealthy relationship patterns.
Based on the idea that motivation to change comes from within, providers use a conversational framework to discover personalized methods for change.
This method treats emotional trauma stored in the body. A therapist helps patients work through the physical feelings associated with emotional pain.
Solution Focused, Goal-Oriented Therapy
A quick goal-oriented therapy that helps patients identify their current and future goals, find out how to achieve them, and empower future problem-solving.
This form of talk therapy addresses any childhood trauma at the root of a patient's current diagnosis.
Yoga is both a physical and spiritual practice. It includes a flow of movement, breathing techniques, and meditation.
Visual art invites patients to examine the emotions within their work, focusing on the process of creativity and its gentle therapeutic power.
Eye Movement Therapy (EMDR)
Lateral, guided eye movements help reduce the emotional reactions of retelling and reprocessing trauma, allowing intense feelings to dissipate.
It's possible to abuse any drug, even prescribed ones. If you crave a medication, or regularly take it more than directed, you may have an addiction.
A person with multiple mental health diagnoses, such as addiction and depression, has co-occurring disorders also called dual diagnosis.
Cocaine is a stimulant with euphoric effects. Agitation, muscle ticks, psychosis, and heart issues are common symptoms of cocaine abuse.
Benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat anxiety and sleep issues. They are highly habit forming, and their abuse can cause mood changes and poor judgement.
Ecstasy is a stimulant that causes intense euphoria and heightened awareness. Abuse of this drug can trigger depression, insomnia, and memory problems.
Grief and Loss
Grief is a natural reaction to loss, but severe grief can interfere with your ability to function. You can get treatment for this condition.
Opioids produce pain-relief and euphoria, which can lead to addiction. This class of drugs includes prescribed medication and the illegal drug heroin.
Codependency is a pattern of emotional dependence and controlling behavior. It's most common among people with addicted loved ones.
Methamphetamine, or meth, increases energy, agitation, and paranoia. Long-term use can result in severe physical and mental health issues.
Heroin is a highly addictive and illegal opioid. It can cause insomnia, collapsed veins, heart issues, and additional mental health issues.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is a long-term mental health issue caused by a disturbing event or events. Symptoms include anxiety, dissociation, flashbacks, and intrusive thoughts.
Synthetic drugs are made in a lab, unlike plant-based drugs like mushrooms. Most synthetic drugs are either stimulants or synthetic cannabinoids.
Symptoms of depression may include fatigue, a sense of numbness, and loss of interest in activities. This condition can range from mild to severe.
Drug addiction is the excessive and repetitive use of substances, despite harmful consequences to a person's life, health, and relationships.
Using alcohol as a coping mechanism, or drinking excessively throughout the week, signals an alcohol use disorder.
Anxiety is a common mental health condition that can include excessive worry, panic attacks, physical tension, and increased blood pressure.
Although anger itself isn't a disorder, it can get out of hand. If this feeling interferes with your relationships and daily functioning, treatment can help.
Some traumatic events are so disturbing that they cause long-term mental health problems. Those ongoing issues can also be referred to as "trauma."