Guided Life Structures

Rating: 3.6   (5)

Treatment approach

  • Cognitive/behavioral therapy
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • Substance abuse counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling

Treatment Options

  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient detoxification
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or vivitrol
  • Regular outpatient treatment


  • Smoking permitted in designated area


  • Adult men
  • Adult women
  • Seniors or older adults


  • Female
  • Male


  • Lesbian gay bisexual or transgender (LGBT)


  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Intervention center
  • Medical Detox
  • Substance Abuse

Areas of Specialization

  • 12-step faciltitation approach
  • Accepts clients on opioid medication
  • Anger management
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Buprenorphine used in treatment
  • Clients referred from the court/judicial system
  • Cocaine Detoxification
  • Family Addiction Counseling
  • Group counseling offered
  • Individual counseling offered
  • Marital/couples counseling offered
  • Methamphetamines Detoxification
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Opioids Detoxification
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
  • Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relapse prevention from naltrxone
  • Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone)

Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Cash or self-payment
  • Check
  • Mastercard
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)
  • State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • Visa

Accepted Insurances

  • Medicaid


Guided Life Structures located at 75 Veterans Memorial Drive East in Somerville, New Jersey, is a rehabilitation center that helps those who are seeking assistance for alcohol and drug addiction. Guided Life Structures provides addicts of the ages Adult men, Adult women, Seniors or older adults with professional addiction treatment as well as counseling and guidance in order to ensure their success in recovery. With the assistance of addiction advisors and therapists, addicts will have the opportunity to live a life that is free of substance abuse.

The overarching goal of the various treatment programs at Guided Life Structures is to supply patients with the necessary treatment that will allow for a full recovery. With some of the most effective treatment methods available, patients will have the best chance of obtaining a sustained substance-free life. Through crafting a personalized treatment program that is based on the individual's unique addiction, recovery can be obtained. In as little as 90-days, patients who attend Guided Life Structures can be free of the addiction that has controlled their lives. It's time to get the necessary help needed in order to overcome drug and alcohol abuse and substance dependency.

Since each individual's addiction is unique, a personalized approach to addiction care is needed and that is exactly what Guided Life Structures offers. Through adopting vital coping skills and trigger management mechanisms, addicts will gain the knowledge necessary in order to reenter society with a positive mindset. This is the foundation for a future that is free of substance abuse.

Many addicts choose the route of tackling addiction on their own. While this may seem like a good idea, addiction is so much more than just a bad habit or lack of willpower. Addiction is a progressive, mental disease that requires professional medical attention, detox, and intense treatment in order to overcome.

Those who are dependent on drugs, alcohol, or other addictive substances, as well as those who find themselves indulging in addictive tendencies, should contact Guided Life Structures in Somerville, New Jersey now. This will allow addicts to learn how quality treatment can help them regain control of their lives and the freedom lost to addiction. By receiving effective treatment such as behavioral counseling, therapy, and relapse prevention, patients can feel content and fulfilled once again. Visit Guided Life Structures online today at

Contact Details

+1(908) 704-0011
75 Veterans Memorial Drive East, Suite 205SomervilleNew Jersey  08876

Google Reviews

  4.0   3 years ago

I have been taking Lyft for the past 20 odd weeks. This past week was the last Lyft I took to 75 Veterans Memorial Dr. (obligatorily, though I will visit again by choice). Google is funny… sometimes it asks if you would you like to comment on this place…almost always I don’t. This was my last week at Guided Life Structures (GLS). Google asked for a comment so here it is… I did not have a chance to review GLS before I came here so hopefully it helps someone. I came to GLS by way of IDRC (Intoxicated Driver Resource Center). This was a consequence of my DUI. At IDRC they perform an interview and recommend next steps to get ones license back. Most if not all of those next steps involve additional “intervention”. I was not really given a choice as to my “intervention”. A piece of paper with different agencies and I had to pick one then… no choice to look it over, call about the program, do some (any) research. I chose GLS for 2 reasons, 1) it was close to the IDRC, which was close to where I lived at the moment 2) their hours seemed good for my schedule. I was out of work at the time so good news is GLS had funding to waive the fees. Better news is that I got a job a couple of months afterwards but that is another story. My point is that GLS seems to work with you in regards to cost so that’s good. WHO: Anonymous WHAT: DUI > IDRC > GLS WHERE: Guided Life Structures, 75 Veterans Memorial Dr E #205, Somerville, NJ 08876 WHEN: Past 16 weeks. You have a contract (no choice, based on evaluation) that states the terms. My contract was for 16 weeks, attend twice a week for two hours each visit, attend 16 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings, have a friend/family member attend 3 meetings geared towards their relationship with a (potential) addict (ie separate from the meetings I attend). I know… big time commitment, not fun, expensive getting Lyft rides…I get the point. Do not drink and drive… get a Lyft/Uber/Taxi. WHY: As I said, I didn’t get much of a choice in picking GLS. That said, after finishing my 16 week contract, there were benefits. (I won’t belabor the cost, sucks to be me, but my fault, so my consequences). I had a narrow world view. At GLS I met a variety of people: old, young, men, women, addicts, non-addicts. I learned a lot of about addiction. Drugs I did know about, drugs I didn’t know about, how to do those drugs, where to get those drugs (text me) (JK). More important for me during my 16 weeks were the folks sharing the journey. I got to know them better than I wanted to (my goal was to pass the time and move on). I met cowards (afraid to look inward), fools (drug-addled?), warriors (see next paragraph). WARRIORS: I met many courageous folks, those who have been on their drug of choice for quite a while. They stopped… some cold turkey, all of them have stopped for a significant amount of time. I do not define significant (nor shall you) be it 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 1 year, or more. What amazes me is their youth, energy and courage to recognize a problem and start to address it. I mean this in many ways, in terms of GLS the ‘problem’ is some form of addiction. In terms of life outside of GLS, the ‘problem’ is the nuances of life. I struggle to get that energy and courage (youth is no longer in my grasp!). I applaud the Warriors I have met at GLS… keep on fighting!

  3.0   3 years ago

Unfortunately you can't please everyone. We receive referrals from all areas of the criminal justice system as well as people convicted of DUI. Most of these people though in need of treatment do not necessarily agree with that assessment. They resent the fact that they were referred into treatment to begin with and when a diagnosis contradicts their denial it is an up hill battle. Our program provides education about addiction and attempts to show the individual the negative effects their relationship with a substance has had on their life. We also offer alternative choices they can make in their lives instead of continuing in the insidious cycle of addiction. If you can take an honest inventory of the effect a substance had had on your life and are motivated to change. Guided Life can help you. Those looking for short cuts or just showing up to comply may get exactly what they put in. Please note I rated us 3 stars for neutrality.

  5.0   3 years ago

Guided Life really changed my life and made me feel as if I was really family. Counselor Bill the head counselor is the reason I am clean to this day. the speculation that Guided Life isn’t a family atomosphere is so wrong and the view of that was most certainly constructed by people who haven’t bought in to what Guided life is hoping to achieve. without GLS I wouldn’t be where i am and honestly don’t feel 5 stars is enough to give to this amazing establishment. Elieen out did herself!!

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