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Engaged and supportive families can help amplify the success of a person’s recovery.

Our Care

The Root Center focuses on the treatment of addiction, with a variety of behavioral and mental health support. So families can learn more about us, we offer:

Family education sessions

Family sessions are offered and encouraged at each clinic location on a monthly basis, or upon request. Clinicians provide information regarding agency services, treatment options and goals, as well as an opportunity for family members to ask specific questions or discuss concerns.

Open houses

Prospective patients and their families are able to visit the clinic they are considering receiving services from to interact with staff, have a tour, and review program services.

Recovery Journey

Each patient’s journey will be a unique process and the agency is here to aid you on the path to success. The decision to enter a treatment program come with courage and hope for a better future. The goal is to assist you in the process as quickly as possible with immediate services.

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Our Services

Medication assisted treatment

Medication (primarily methadone) is used collaboratively with counseling and behavioral therapies. Medications assist with reducing cravings and other withdrawal symptoms.

Intensive outpatient services

For those that qualify, a counseling and behavioral therapy program that supports sustained progress in recovery.

All Services

Additional Resources

CT Clearinghouse

Information on substance use and mental health disorders, prevention and health topics
https://www.ctclearinghouse.org/find-help/agencies/

Intherooms.com

Online social network for people in recovery, seeking help from any addiction, and their families, friends, and allies
https://www.intherooms.com/

AAAP Patient Resources

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry-Patient & Family Resources
aaap.org/patient-resources/helpful-links/

TurnToHelp.com

Designed with professionals/families in mind seeking out treatment options for Opioid Addiction
https://turntohelp.com/

How To Start

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Hours And Locations

1098 Farmington Ave, Bristol, CT. 06010

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-589-6433

345 Main Street, Hartford, CT. 06106

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-525-2181

16-18 Weston Street, Hartford, CT. 06120

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-525-9376

16-18 Weston Street, Hartford, CT. 06120

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-527-5100

335 Broad Street, Manchester, CT. 06040

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-643-3210

70 Whiting Street, New Britain, CT. 06051

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-827-3313

931 Bank Street, New London, CT. 06040

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-447-2233

772 West Thames Street, Norwich, CT. 06360

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-886-0446

140 Commencial Blvd., Torrington, CT. 06320

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-482-8796

54-56 Boston Post, Road Willimantic, CT. 06226

5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Monday - Friday

Call 860-456-7990

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Onboarding Checklist
  • Identification: Drivers License, State ID or Passport
  • Verification of Current Address (Mail)
  • Social Security Card
  • Patients must meet the DSM criteria for a substance use disorder

Our Team

The Root Center has more than 250 dedicated team members committed to changing lives and empowering the courage and ability to change.

COUNSELORS

Our Counselors have come to the Root Center for Advanced Recovery from many different paths, but share a common passion for helping others, and a belief in the strength of our team.

LEADERSHIP

Our Leadership is committed to changing lives and the conditions that surround the challenges of behavioral and mental heath.

MEET OUR TEAM

Aliza Castro, Director, Clinical Services, Root Center for Advance Recovery
Director, Clinical Services

Aliza Castro

Meet Aliza

Steven Zuckerman, CEO & President, Root Center for Advanced Recovery
President/CEO

Steven Zuckerman

Meet Steven

Recovery Stories

Sheldon

I have been on the program for 12 years now and my life truly began when I committed to my recovery and began working the program.  I became involved with patient activities and in 2014, I was offered employment as...

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