Proud to be Monmouth and Ocean County’s Premier Mental Health and Substance Abuse Provider Since 1974


Meridian Behavioral Health offers the following services:

Program Name Program Provides:
Addiction Recovery
Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
Riverview Medical Center
Services for adults who need treatment for substance abuse and addiction in an outpatient setting, which include an adult intensive outpatient program, a 16-week DWI educational group, and continuing care for those in recovery. Services are provided in individual, group, and family settings.
Adolescent Intensive
Outpatient Groups
Riverview Medical Center
Treatment for adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17 who are experiencing serious emotional and/or behavioral difficulties at home, in school or in the community.
Adult Partial Hospitalization
Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
Riverview Medical Center
Services to adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses who require more assistance than an outpatient service can provide, but less structure than inpatient service entails.
Children's Partial Hospitalization
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Treatment for children ages 7-13 who are experiencing serious emotional, and/or behavioral difficulties at home, in school or in the community.
Children's Specialty Groups
Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
Riverview Medical Center
Various groups for children between the ages of 7 and 12 addressing anger management, coping skills, social skills and self-esteem
Compulsive Gambling Counseling
Riverview Medical Center

Professional and confidential services for the compulsive gambler and their family.

 

Crisis Unit

Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
Riverview Medical Center

Crisis intervention, assessments, linkage and referrals for adults, adolescents, and children experiencing an acute psychiatric emergency.

Inpatient Psychiatric

Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
Riverview Medical Center

An array of psychiatric, substance abuse, and medical services for patients age 18 years and older who are experiencing an acute exacerbation of a mental illness and require inpatient treatment for stabilization and safety.

Outpatient Mental Health Services

Jersey Shore University Medical Center,
Riverview Medical Center

Services, from short-term, solution-oriented psychotherapy to medication management, in individual, group, couple, and family settings.

Therapeutic Nursery

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Treatment for children, between ages 3 and 6 who are having difficulties with aggression, impulsivity, disruptive behaviors, and social skills.

Transitional Medication
Services and Medication Clinic
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center

Outpatient services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness who are in need of psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring.

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