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The Evergreen Substance Abuse Treatment Program at Bergen Regional Medical Center provides comprehensive substance abuse treatment to more than 15,000 people annually. Evergreen’s full range of services includes Inpatient Detoxification, Residential Treatment, Partial Hospital Programming and Intensive Outpatient Programming.
Evergreen is designed to meet the needs of persons over the age of 18, who are suffering from the disease of addiction to drugs and /or alcohol. The Bergen Regional Medical Center Access Center will assess your needs and direct your admission to the level of care that will provide the most appropriate treatment for you.

Medical Detoxification
Residential Treatment
Partial Hospital Program
Intensive Outpatient Program

The Evergreen Program provides full range of medical and mental health services including:

Call for an assessment – 1.800.730.2762

A family support group meets on Thursdays in BRMC’s auditorium from 6 – 7:30pm to help family members understand substance use disorders and to learn effective ways to deal and cope with their loved one’s addiction and recovery.


Inpatient Treatment is often necessary for a safe and successful medical withdrawal from alcohol, heroin, benzodiazepines and prescription pain medication. Patients requiring detoxification can do so in a safe environment staffed with trained, competent, and caring professionals. The time period for detoxification ranges from 4–8 days.

Residential Treatment

Patients who require more intensive treatment will find the structure and programming in our 24 hour a day inpatient programs to be “...just what the doctor ordered...” BRMC residential inpatient programs have a history of providing effective treatment.

Out Patient Programs

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Not every chemically-dependent patient requires inpatient or residential treatment. Many have been successfully launched into recovery through an effective outpatient treatment program. The IOP offers 3 hours of treatment in either a day or an evening program. The treatment team, which includes you, your counselors, and a psychiatrist when needed, will determine how many days a week and how long you will attend the program.

Partial Hospital Program (PHP)
Patients who require more intensive outpatient treatment, which includes daily medical/psychiatric and nursing attention, are best treated in the PHP which meets daily Monday - Friday, five hours a day.

The goal of outpatient treatment is to provide support, structure and therapy that will allow patients to remain on their journey toward self-mastery while living at home and in their community.

Research has verified three essential elements that support recovery for a loved one and his or her commitment to abstinence:

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