Our History

In 1998, a small group of like-minded friends joined together to create Mountainside, a new type of alcohol and drug rehabilitation program centered on the individual rather than a pre-determined treatment methodology. They believed that supplementing traditional therapies with holistic wellness practices could vastly improve the efficacy of substance abuse treatment and better equip people with the tools they need to maintain long-term sobriety.

Our founders’ belief is now conventional wisdom.

However, we do not measure our success by the industry we changed; we measure it by the lives we have shaped. 

Celebrating 20 Years

Our Commitments

Warmth and Compassion

Our serene and welcoming environment, combined with our warm and compassionate staff and close-knit community of clients, make Mountainside the ideal setting for you to overcome your addiction.

Highly Individualized Care

By combining your various test and assessment results with statistical data housed in our CARMA system, we create a personalized wellness plan tailored to match your background, psychology, and recovery goals.

Total Wellness

We offer an extensive variety of therapies to help you discover the mix that works best to keep you healthy and sober. And because supportive relationships are important, we also help you develop a strong recovery...

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Complete Continuum of Care

Our full spectrum of addiction treatment programs guide you through each stage of your journey, making it easy for you to access treatment and increasing your likelihood for long-term sobriety.

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Life-Changing Outcomes

Our mission is to help you rediscover your true self and live a happy, healthy life after treatment. And so, we help change your outlook and lifestyle so that you fully thrive – at home, school, and work.

The Mountainside Scholarship Fund

Addiction inflicts damage and heartbreak on too many individuals and their loved ones each year. To help those battling addiction, we established the Mountainside Scholarship Fund. Backed by contributions from those who have witnessed the restorative effects of treatment on themselves or their loved ones, the fund helps provide comprehensive addiction treatment services to individuals in need – and brings them one step closer to recovery.

Learn more about the scholarship and how you can donate.