Sunrise Detox

By The Fix staff 08/24/17

Sunrise Detox in Toms River offers a luxurious and home-like space to detox from drugs and alcohol. 

Sunrise Detox
Location : 16 Whitesville Rd, Ste A Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone : (888) 443-3869
Price : $5,200 (seven days)
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Introduction and Basic Services

Located a 90-minute drive from either Philadelphia or New York City in Toms River, New Jersey, Sunrise Detoxprovides luxury detox from drugs and alcohol.The organization’s co-founder and medical director, Dr. Morgan Poncy, is a leader in the field. He was one of the first doctors in South Florida to be licensed to administer Suboxone and has helped over 2,500 clients detox.Sunrise Detox has received the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, meaning it meets the highest quality and safety standards for treatment.

Facility and Meals

Sunrise Detox is in a residential, not a hospital, setting. The walls feature many large windows that let natural light pour into the home-like environment.A cozy living room features a stone fireplace and vaulted ceilings, as well as a flat screen TVstocked with premium channels.

Both private and semi-private rooms are offered, each with an en-suite bathroom. Semi-private rooms house two residents and have twin beds and flat screen TVs as well as closets for each client. Private rooms also have TVs and feature desks, queen-size beds and additional seating.

Group meeting rooms are large, with armchairs surrounding a lectern for leaders. There is a comfortable, fully equipped exam room available for medical check-ups.

Snacks are available in abright,café-style dining room with four-seater wooden tables and plenty of vibrant art covering the walls. Nutritious, gourmet meals are prepared for clients to help their bodies achieve balance.

Treatment Protocol and Team

Detox involves daily group meetings and individual therapy as well at least one 12-step meeting per weeknight.Though there are other scheduled daily activities, days are not so highly regimented that they overwhelm residents whose bodies are still recovering during the early withdrawal process. There is little to no treatment for dual diagnoses. The facility is primarily geared toward easing the withdrawal symptoms for those who are struggling with chemical dependency and desiring a safe, supportive location to begin detoxing.

Sunrise Detox has around-the-clock RN support. Teams also include substance abuse counselors, primary counselors, chemical dependency technicians, LCSWs, LPCs, clinicians, PMHNPs, CADCs, vibroacoustic technicians, a family manager, registered dietitians, LSWs, case managers and BHTs.

Telephone calls are availablevia private phone booths.

Aftercare involves helping the clients who are completing detox transition into a residential rehab program or the appropriate outpatient care.


Sunrise Detox in Toms River offers a luxurious and home-like space to detox from drugs and alcohol. Itprovides comfort while clients recover from substance abuse and prepare to enter a residential or outpatient rehab. Individual and group therapy, as well as 12-step meetings, ensure that residents begin to embark on treating the mental health component of recovery as soon as possible. In terms of upscale detox facilities in the Northeast, Sunrise Detox in Toms River is one of the best options available.

Sunrise Detox

16 Whitesville Rd, Ste A

Toms River, NJ 08753

(888) 443-3869

Sunrise DetoxCost: $5,200 (seven days); accepts insurance. Find Sunrise DetoxonLinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+

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