Breaking Free – Trauma & Addiction

Breaking Free, a program designed to help you resolve trauma and achieve lasting recovery from addiction

The pain, unease and lingering emotional impact of trauma or PTSD is often one of the major underlying factors of addiction to drugs and alcohol. Worse yet, addiction itself often creates new traumas that perpetuate the vicious cycle of addiction. If you have experienced traumatic or emotionally painful events in the past that may be preventing you from achieving lasting recovery and living your best life, Recovery Centers of America can help.

Breaking Free is a unique and life-changing program that begins the healing process for overcoming trauma and addiction to drugs or alcohol. The program is designed with an evidence-based approach that gets to the root causes of your trauma and addiction, and helps you… break free.

Gain freedom from trauma and addiction

While you are in Breaking Free, an elective 4 week trauma-informed substance use disorder treatment program, our compassionate, expert team of addiction professionals will help you heal through proven, therapeutic treatments designed specifically for dealing with both trauma and addiction.

Opportunities to help others through community involvement

Connections and sober events/meetups with alumni from the RCA Alumni Association

Art and music therapy

12-Step immersion and 12-Step yoga

A seamless transition to outpatient programs for continued recovery support, available both in-person or virtual

Find your best life through the Breaking Free program

The Breaking Free program curriculum is designed to release you from the heavy burdens of trauma and addiction. You will learn that recovery is possible, and you can break free from the vicious cycle of trauma fueling addiction and addiction creating new trauma.

In Breaking Free, you will learn about:

  • The connection between trauma and substance use
  • False beliefs that often surround trauma
  • Using grounding and other techniques instead of substances to manage emotions
  • Triggers for both trauma and substance use
  • Feeling safe and secure in your environment
  • How trauma affects the brain on a physical level and how to heal it

Want to learn more about
Breaking Free?
Download this preview of the proprietary clinical content.

Questions about starting treatment?

Call 1-800-RECOVERY or complete the form below.

At Recovery Centers of America, thousands of patients
have achieved recovery through Breaking Free.
Now it’s your turn.
Start your recovery journey, today.

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