Addiction Services

When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We begin with prevention. So why don’t we do the same for individuals who are dealing with addiction health concerns?

Addiction Services

This specialized program provides comprehensive, integrated services for persons seeking to overcome problem gambling, alcohol/drug, and other addictions. We believe that addiction can be successfully treated and managed thereby, enabling you and your loved ones to recover together. 

Our multidisciplinary treatment team consists of physicians, certified gambling, alcohol and drug counselors, as well as other licensed mental health professionals.

Services include:

  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group, Family, or Couples Counseling
  • Education & Prevention Services
  • Outreach & Referrals
  • Urine screening
  • Relapse Prevention Group

Gambling Addiction Services

Vantage Health System is a dedicated provider of gambling addiction services at both our Englewood and Dumont locations. As part of the 1-800-GAMBLER referral network since 2021, we offer specialized treatment for those suffering from gambling disorders.

All treatment services are offered at one of our Out Patient locations by our highly trained clinicians.  Each clinician has completed a 30-hour prestigious training program with Rutgers University ensuring the use of the latest evidence-based interventions for gambling addiction.  Treatment includes: Individual, Group, and Family/Couples Counseling. Medication monitoring is also available for people who require it. Our clinicians recognize that problem Gambling is a complex issue that affects the entire person in many aspects of their life.(Mental, Physical, Financial, and Emotional well-being) as well as their family/loved ones.

If you or a loved one is struggling with a gambling addiction, please contact our access center at 201-567-0059 to schedule an evaluation. Those without insurance may qualify for grant funding.


Warning Signs and Symptoms of Gambling Addiction:

  • Preoccupation with gambling and related activities
  • Borrowing money or selling personal items
  • Frequent use of gambling-related language (e.g., parlay, bets)
  • Unexplained absences from work or school
  • Neglecting household or family responsibilities
  • Withdrawal from family and friends
  • Inability to cut down or stop gambling
  • Lying about gambling activities
  • Possessing large amounts of money and showing it off
  • Engaging in risky behaviors
  • Increasing depression, anxiety, or suicidal thoughts
  • Committing illegal activities to support gambling
  • Using alcohol or drugs

Treatment Services are made possible in thanks to a grant funded award provided by The New Jersey Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Outpatient Services

Vantage Health System offers a comprehensive range of outpatient clinical services designed to meet the needs of children, adolescents and adults. We provide services in our Dumont and Englewood outpatient sites.

Services include:

  • Clinical Assessments
  • Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Monitoring
  • Therapy for Individuals, Families and Groups
  • Bi-lingual Staff

Current group therapy sessions for children and teens:

  • Young Children Group: under 12 years of age
  • Adolescent Boy’s Group: 13-17 years of age
  • Adolescent Girls Group: 13-17 years of age

Current group therapy sessions for adults:

  • Empowerment Group: all individuals 
  • Women’s Group: Single, Divorced, and Widowed
  • Adults Living Alone: Men & Women
  • Transitions Group: Men & Women
  • Anxiety Group: Men & Women

* Groups are added or changed as needed

Day Treatment Services

Based on a wellness and recovery philosophy of treatment, our outpatient structured day program is designed to maximize your independence and community living skills. The partnership between you and a multi-disciplinary team of professional staff enables you to develop a treatment plan that actualizes your own recovery goals.

The program serves persons who have experienced a mental illness or possibly a psychiatric hospitalization.

Goals of the Program

  • to develop an illness prevention plan
  • to educate about mental illness
  • to learn symptom management skills
  • to discover a useful place in the community
  • to develop a sense of hope in the future
  • to prevent hospitalization

Recovery Treatments

  • assessment and psychiatric evaluation
  • medication monitoring
  • illness management education
  • counseling (individual, group and family)
  • case management
  • chemical dependency counseling
  • pre-vocational counseling
  • social skills development

*Transportation can be arranged based on availability.

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*Please note! The following form and phone number are not for emergencies! If you are in immediate crisis, please go to the nearest emergency room, call 911, for the psychiatric emergency line: 201-262-HELP(4357).

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