Roots to Recovery: An Outpatient Program


About Us

Roots to Recovery is an outpatient program from the specialists of The Center for Great Expectations.  Our mission is to provide personalized, impactful care in a safe, dignified environment for men and women struggling with substance use and its related trauma so they can work toward lasting success.  We are a program that specializes in gender specific treatment in an outpatient setting for men and women with substance use and or co-occurring disorders with a strong emphasis on trauma informed care.  Our program focuses on serving underserved populations by providing Bilingual treatment as well as providing a welcoming environment for the LGBTQI community.  Some of the additional services we provide include psychiatric care, medication management, family services, parenting education, relapse prevention skills, and HIV and Hepatitis C testing.


Our Team

Roots to Recovery utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach when treating our clients.  Our clinical team is comprised of Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors, Medical Doctors, and Advanced Practice Nurses.  This established, knowledgeable team works independently and collectively to provide clients with superior, evidence based, trauma informed care.



Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Level 2.1 treatment consists of nine hours of weekly group therapy, including didactic and open process groups, in addition to weekly individual counseling sessions for a minimum of five weeks*

Outpatient Program (OP)

Level 1 treatment consists of a weekly maximum of 3 hours of group, including didactic and open process groups, and individual counseling for a minimum of twelve weeks.*

*Advancement to the next phase or completion of treatment is clinically driven and is developed in partnership with the client, the clinician and the clinical team.

DUI Education

Clients referred by the IDRC may meet criteria for the Level 1 DUI group which meets one hour per week for up to sixteen weeks.

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric Evaluations and follow-ups are offered by our APN, in addition to medication management and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).

Preliminary Testing

We provide free rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing on site and make referrals for further treatment as needed.


Financing Treatment

Roots to Recovery accepts most Commercial insurances plans, Fee for Service funds, and Medicaid.  Our program also has some grant funding for those client with no coverage.


Contact Us

303 George Street, Suite 104

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: (732)993-6403

Fax: (732)526-4544