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Daytop Village of New Jersey

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Health & Medicine


80 West Main StreetMendham, NJ 07803 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of Daytop New Jersey is to deliver a comprehensive substance abuse co-occurring disorders treatment and education program to male and female adolescents. The program is individualized, family-based, cost effective, peer-oriented and multi-disciplinary in nature. Special emphasis is placed on treating those adolescents without adequate financial resources and/or in need of an alternative to incarceration.


Daytop NJ is behaviorally based and individualized to meet the needs of adolescents (male and female) with substance abuse problems. In addition, clients are assisted with conflict resolution, anger management and other emotional concerns. Family participation is strongly encouraged, as it is an integral component to recovery.

Mental health/co-occurring disorders - Daytop recognizes and is committed to working with those adolescents who have a diagnosis of a co-occurring mental health disorder in addition to their substance abuse disorder (i.e. depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder).

At Daytop - The following treatments are offered:
Residential Treatment - variable length from 5 - 12 months
Intensive Outpatient - three to five visits per week
Outpatient - one to two visits per week
Re-entry / transitional supportive housing

At the same time we offer:
Family Counseling

For an adolescent, recovery is impossible without addressing his or her educational needs.

The Rev. Joseph H. Hennen Daytop Preparatory School is over 35,000 square feet and includes:

Science Lab
Computer Science Room
Fine Arts Center

The Rev. Joseph H. Hennen Daytop Preparatory School
Small group tutoring to ensure academic progress and standing
in the client’s home school district.
Preparation for the GED (Graduate Equivalency Diploma).
Special Education School for students classified as having
educational difficulties due to substance abuse.

New Day School
For local students who are classified emotionally/behaviorally
disabled and who are in need of treatment for substance abuse.
Students will be referred for placement by local school districts
in the Morris County Area.


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