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Behavioral Health

Center for Behavioral Health – JFK Medical Center

(732) 321-7189

65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08818

A staple in the Edison, NJ healthcare community for more than 25 years, the Center for Behavioral Health at JFK Medical Center offers a diverse range of outpatient services designed to address substance abuse and other mental health problems. The Center for Behavioral Health has been independently reviewed as a specialty department by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services and Division of Addiction Services.

Programs And Services

In order to deliver thorough, effective services to each patient that passes through our doors, the Center for Behavioral Health is staffed by an expert team composed of a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed addiction specialists. This highly trained staff provides patients with a selection of services that includes:

  • Individual, group and family therapies
  • Psychiatric/medication evaluations
  • Weekly anger management group
  • Nicotine dependence treatment
  • Intensive outpatient substance abuse program
  • Group substance abuse treatments
  • Weekly aftercare and relapse prevention groups

STEPS Department

The JFK Medical Center for Behavioral Health also offers outpatient substance abuse programs through the STEPS Recovery Center, which is based on the JFK-Muhlenberg campus in Plainfield, New Jersey. Here, patients have access to a variety of services catering specifically to adults struggling with substance misuse, including substance abuse assessments, specialized women’s outpatient programs with parenting groups and much more. Contact the STEPS Recovery Center by phone at 908-668-2095 for more information on the available services.

Personalized Treatment From JFK Medical Center

To best serve residents of northeastern New Jersey, both the Center for Behavioral Health and our STEPS department maintain affiliation agreements with the Intoxicated Driver Resource Centers (IDRCs) of Middlesex and Union counties. Plus, both departments can provide funding for specialty services through the Division of Addiction Services. If you’re seeking high-quality behavioral health treatment from either of our departments, reach out to the Center for Behavioral Health today at 732-321-7189.

Note: Precertification from your health insurance company is required.