Comprehensive care for sustained recovery.

About Us

The Root Center focuses on behavioral health treatment and offers a variety of addiction and mental health services.

Our Approach to Care

Making a profound change to one’s behavioral health requires addressing the root of the issue and offering treatment through a multifaceted, trauma-informed lens. Root Center for Advanced Recovery goes beyond what’s on the surface, relying on proven and scientifically vetted research to address issues underlying substance use and mental health disorders and improve treatment outcomes. We hold an unyielding dedication to clinical innovation and best-practice standards, and our diverse team of experts systematically review empirical data and literature to enhance treatment offerings and ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients.

At Root Center, we recognize that the road to wellness is rarely the same for any two people. Each person’s path is wholly unique, but the one thing that is consistent for all who find success is the presence of a partner to guide them.

Ready to see life differently and embrace new perspectives? We believe that progress is the destination, and the Root Center pledges to share our strength to keep you moving forward.

Our Purpose

We create relationships that empower patients with the courage and ability to change. This means being there from the start and providing guidance and support throughout the entire recovery journey.

Our purpose is to create relationships that empower the courage and ability to change.

Our Values

We are caring, intelligent people committed to supporting others. As an organization, we are committed to supporting our people as they continue to grow, develop and advance.

Supplying hope for 150 years

Root Center for Advanced Recovery is a private, nonprofit, behavioral health care organization providing mental health and substance use prevention, treatment, community health services, and research. Originally established in 1871, the agency’s humble beginnings came in the form of an outpatient medical facility chartered specifically to provide medical services to the poor and indigent residing in the greater Hartford area.

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