The Counseling Center
at Fair Lawn, NJ

Offering a full spectrum of Outpatient Therapy including Group, Family, and Individual Psychotherapy, Intensive Outpatient Therapy for Substance Abuse, Pharmacotherapy, Outpatient and Individual Counseling services for both Adults and Adolescents.

Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal Fair Lawn, NJ

Licensed by the NJ Dept. Mental Health, Office of Alcohol & Mental Health Services. Winner of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Quality.

outpatient and intensive outpatient counseling in NJ

About Tom Roskin

Tom Roskin is Community Outreach for The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Call Tom for help with the IOP and Outpatient programs in Northern New Jersey

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The NNJ IOP Blog

Moments of Change at The Breakers, in Palm Beach, Florida

The "Moments of Change" conference is an important annual event held at The Breakers in South Florida, for substance abuse treatment professionals to meet up and share ideas, experiences, and learn the latest about what is working in addiction and substance abuse treatment. We traveled to share info on intensive outpatient treatment in New Jersey.

Heroin in Oxycodone Pills : Warning

New Jersey authorities are circulating an important warning about heroin they discovered pressed into pill (tablet) form, and imprinted to look like legitimate oxycodone pills.

Save the Date: Open House & Networking Event Tues June 17

Join us for The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn's Open House and Networking Event on Tuesday, June 17th from 11am to 3pm.

About Fair Lawn Counseling Center

Outpatient Treatment for Substance Abuse and Addiction, including Intensive Outpatient Therapy (IOP) and Substance Abuse Counseling, in Fair Lawn, New Jersey

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Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 29th

Fair Lawn Counseling Center encourages you to take advantage of Drug Take Back Day, to properly dispose of unused and unneeded prescription medications at drop-off locations in Elmwood, Ridgewood, Garfield, and Midland Park.

April 2016 Lunch and Learn Open House : Photos

Photos of the 2016 Open House event are up on our Open House page.

Community Networking Luncheon for Local Clergy and Churches

The Counseling Center is hosting a networking luncheon for local Fair Lawn clergy and churches in September.

Fair Lawn Counseling Center encourages you to take advantage of Drug Take Back Day, to properly dispose of unused and unneeded prescription medications at drop-off locations in Elmwood, Ridgewood, Garfield, and Midland Park.

Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 29th

Disposing of old or unused medications is a great way to help to prevent abuse in your community, and Drug Take Back Day comes just once per year! A list of Bergen County drop-off locations...

Read the full post : Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 29th
Photos of the 2016 Open House event are up on our Open House page.

April 2016 Lunch and Learn Open House : Photos

The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn hosted a Lunch and Learn Open House on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 to introduce the new expanded Outpatient Therapy program. See the photos of the fun and informative event. Read the full post : April 2016 Lunch and Learn Open House : Photos
The Counseling Center is hosting a networking luncheon for local Fair Lawn clergy and churches in September.

Community Networking Luncheon for Local Clergy and Churches

September's Networking Luncheon on Sept. 24th welcomes Bergen County region clergy and church representatives to The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn. Read the full post : Community Networking Luncheon for Local Clergy and Churches
Join us for an educational luncheon.

Community Networking Luncheon July 30th

By sharing we all learn more about how we can seamlessly work together to provide care for those in need within our community. Read the full post : Community Networking Luncheon July 30th
Community Networking Lunch was moved to June 25. RSVP Required.

Community Networking Luncheon Thursday, June 25th

June's Community Networking Event is a lunch, now re-scheduled for June 25 (was initially set for June 12). Please RSVP or contact The Counseling Center if you would like to participate in this private event open to industry and community members involved in treatment and addiction. Read the full post : Community Networking Luncheon Thursday, June 25th
This month's favorite networking event is once again a dinner. This is a by-invitation private event. Please read the post for more information.

Community Networking Dinner at The Counseling Center in Fair Lawn

An informal Community Support Dinner bringing together a diverse group of community support providers, so we can share our experiences and discuss our participation in the community. Hosted by The Counseling Center in Fair Lawn, NJ from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Read the full post : Community Networking Dinner at The Counseling Center in Fair Lawn
There is now a "Bergen Healthcare Alliance, and The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn has taken on the responsibility of representing Alcohol and Substance Abuse Outpatient treatment for the Bergen County/ Northern New Jersey region.

Bergen Healthcare Alliance - Substance Abuse Treatment

Marc Wurgaft, Clinical Director of The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn, has been selected to occupy the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Outpatient Seat on the newly organized Bergen Healthcare Alliance (BHA). The next BHA meeting will be held on April 16, 2015. The meeting focus will be on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the medical profession and consumers. Read the full post : Bergen Healthcare Alliance - Substance Abuse Treatment
It's a lunch this time!

Fair Lawn Community Support Luncheon April 16, 2015

The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn, NJ is hosting a networking luncheon for the community, on Thursday, April 16th, at 12:30pm. All community providers are welcome, but reservations/RSVP is required. Read the full post : Fair Lawn Community Support Luncheon April 16, 2015
For treatment professionals and participants in the community of care, in Bergen County and environs.

NJ Substance Abuse Treatment Networking Dinner Feb 2015

The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn, NJ is hosting a networking dinner for the community, on Thursday, February 19th, at 6:00pm. All community providers are welcome, but reservations/RSVP is required. Read the full post : NJ Substance Abuse Treatment Networking Dinner Feb 2015
Community Support Nights are public meetings at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn. Hosted by the Clinical Director and staff, they are a great opportunity to learn more about addiction treatment and related community topics.

Community Support Night: February 17th

The next Community Support Night is Tuesday, February 17th,  6:00pm - 7:30pm at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn. Alcohol and drugs are leading risk factors for suicide behavior and suicide. Learn more from a presentation by Counselor Paul Mehaffey. Read the full post : Community Support Night: February 17th

Snow day!

Family Night Cancelled due to Snow!

Family Night is cancelled this week, due to snow. The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn will be closed all day Tuesday, January 27.

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December is full of holidays and vacations, so there won't be a 3rd Tuesday formal activity in December.

Community Support Night - December

Holiday Season is coming fast. There won't be a Community Night event on the 3rd Tuesday in December, but the series will continue in the new year. Read the full post : Community Support Night - December
This month's Community Night is a networking dinner for service providers in the community.

NJ Substance Abuse Treatment Providers Networking Dinner

This month's Community Night event is a networking dinner for service providers in the community, on Tuesday, November 18th,  at 6:00pm. All community providers are welcome, but reservations/RSVP is required. Read the full post : NJ Substance Abuse Treatment Providers Networking Dinner
The "Moments of Change" conference is an important annual event held at The Breakers in South Florida, for substance abuse treatment professionals to meet up and share ideas, experiences, and learn the latest about what is working in addiction and substance abuse treatment. We traveled to share info on intensive outpatient treatment in New Jersey.

Moments of Change at The Breakers, in Palm Beach, Florida

My collegues and I traveled to South Florida to help spread the word about IOP, and the importance of home-community-based outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment for those living in New Jersey. Read the full post : Moments of Change at The Breakers, in Palm Beach, Florida
The next Community Support Night is Tuesday, October 21st,  6:00pm - 7:30pm at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn. Alcohol and drugs are leading risk factors for suicide behavior and suicide. Learn more from a presentation by Counselor Paul Mehaffey.

Community Support Night October 21st, 2014

The next Community Support Night is Tuesday, October 21st,  6:00pm - 7:30pm at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn. Alcohol and drugs are leading risk factors for suicide behavior and suicide. Learn more from a presentation by Counselor Paul Mehaffey. Read the full post : Community Support Night October 21st, 2014
Our first "Community Support Night" is scheduled for Tuesday, September 16th,  6:00pm - 7:30pm at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn.

Community Support Night, September 16th, 2014

Our first "Community Support Night" features an excellent  presentation developed by the National Institutes for Health and presented by our own Clinical Counselor Denise Amiano. Read the full post : Community Support Night, September 16th, 2014
New Jersey authorities are circulating an important warning about heroin they discovered pressed into pill (tablet) form, and imprinted to look like legitimate oxycodone pills.

Heroin in Oxycodone Pills : Warning

One of the most common pathways to heroin use is prescription pain killer abuse. New Jersey police are now warning the public about fake oxycodone pills which actually contain heroin. Read the full post : Heroin in Oxycodone Pills : Warning
The next Celebration of Recovery is scheduled for Tuesday, June 17th,  6:00pm - 7:30pm at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn.

Celebration of Recovery: June 17th, 2014

Our next Celebration of Recovery is scheduled for Tuesday, June 17th,  6:00pm - 7:30pm at The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn. Read the full post : Celebration of Recovery: June 17th, 2014
Join us for The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn's Open House and Networking Event on Tuesday, June 17th from 11am to 3pm.

Save the Date: Open House & Networking Event Tues June 17

Save the date: Open House June 17, 2014 all day in Fair Lawn. For additional details or to RSVP, please visit FairLawnCounselingCenter.com/open-house. Click on the title to read why YOU should come!

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The IOP or Intensive Outpatient Program brings "Intensive Outpatient Therapy" to a convenient, local facility staffed with qualified, care-driven counselors focused on achieving freedom from addictive and abused substances, and ultimately 100% substance free living.

Welcome to Our IOP Program in Fair Lawn

Our new "IOP" is now open in Fair Lawn on Broadway, just West of Plaza Road. What is an IOP? Read the full post : Welcome to Our IOP Program in Fair Lawn

Getting Started
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The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn is an outpatient treatment center for adults and adolescents. The Counseling Center is licensed by the State of New Jersey to provide a full spectrum of mental health and addiction services, for dual diagnosis, addiction, and co-occurring disorders associated with substance abuse.

Clinical mental health assessments, psychiatric evaluations, and individual, family and group psychotherapy are available for Adults & adolescents age 15 and older. Pharmacotherapy is available as appropriate.

Substance abuse treatment services include assessments, urine drug screening (UDS), psychiatric evaluations, adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP) groups, outpatient counseling, and adolescent individual & family counseling, as well as clinically appropriate pharmacotherapy.

Eligibility for all programs is based on a clinical assessment. Now offering Saturday assessments!

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