Breaking Free Online

About Breaking Free Online

Breaking Free Online is 3 month online treatment and recovery programme that allows people to resolve the psychological and lifestyle issues that drive their use of substances, and so conquer their dependence once and for all.

Pathways Covered

Alcohol

Overview

Breaking Free Online amalgamates the most powerful interventions for treating substance misuse difficulties, and harnesses the latest technology to make each strategy highly engaging and accessible
All the intervention strategies it contains are drawn from therapeutic approaches whose effectiveness is supported by robust research evidence

What we do

  • Breaking Free Online is suitable for anyone whose life is being significantly affected, or health is being damaged, by their drinking or use of any type of drug including 'legal highs' and prescription drugs.
     
  • It is equally effective for people who want to reduce their drinking or drug use to less harmful levels or those who need to stop completely. 
     
  • It is applicable to every stage of the treatment journey, from initial engagement and motivation through active treatment to supporting people’s long-term recovery.
     
  • It can be used by young people as well as adults, and by those with impaired concentration, because supporters and practitioners can assist and reinforce the treatment process.
     
  • Breaking Free Online gives people unlimited access to treatment for 90 days,allowing them to engage with it as much and as often as they want to during that period
     
  • It empowers people by giving them the freedom to choose which issues they want to tackle, at what pace and in what order
     
  • It gives people an extensive toolkit of resources that they can print, email or download to their computer, mobile phone or portable media player
     
  • It provides instructions in different formats – including video tutorials – so it is easy for people to navigate and use, whatever their preferred learning style

Where we do it

  •  You can take advantage of the treatment program at home or anywhere with an internet connection, and at the times that are most convenient for you, because it is available online 24 hours a day
     
  • Breaking Free Online is funded for all individuals seeking treatment in Bristol.

  • You can undertake this program in your home, your library or with a support worker from the drug and alcohol service you attend, or your IMPACT Offender Manager.
     

How to access

  • Access cards are available at all treatment agencies across Bristol.
  • Access cards are available from your Probation or IMPACT offender manager.
  • For more information about Breaking Free Online, including some demonstration videos, please use the website link on this page.

Downloads

Drugs

Overview

Breaking Free Online amalgamates the most powerful interventions for treating substance misuse difficulties, and harnesses the latest technology to make each strategy highly engaging and accessible
All the intervention strategies it contains are drawn from therapeutic approaches whose effectiveness is supported by robust research evidence

What we do

  • Breaking Free Online is suitable for anyone whose life is being significantly affected, or health is being damaged, by their drinking or use of any type of drug including 'legal highs' and prescription drugs.
     
  • It is equally effective for people who want to reduce their drinking or drug use to less harmful levels or those who need to stop completely. 
     
  • It is applicable to every stage of the treatment journey, from initial engagement and motivation through active treatment to supporting people’s long-term recovery.
     
  • It can be used by young people as well as adults, and by those with impaired concentration, because supporters and practitioners can assist and reinforce the treatment process.
     
  • Breaking Free Online gives people unlimited access to treatment for 90 days,allowing them to engage with it as much and as often as they want to during that period
     
  • It empowers people by giving them the freedom to choose which issues they want to tackle, at what pace and in what order
  • It gives people an extensive toolkit of resources that they can print, email or download to their computer, mobile phone or portable media player
  • It provides instructions in different formats – including video tutorials – so it is easy for people to navigate and use, whatever their preferred learning style

Where we do it

  • You can take advantage of the treatment program at home or anywhere with an internet connection, and at the times that are most convenient for you, because it is available online 24 hours a day
     
  • Breaking Free Online is funded for all individuals seeking treatment in Bristol.
     
  • You can undertake this program in your home, your library or with a support worker from the drug and alcohol service you attend, or your IMPACT Offender Manager.

How to access

  • Access cards are available at all treatment agencies across Bristol.
     
  • Access cards are available from your Probation or IMPACT offender manager.
     
  • For more information about Breaking Free Online, including some demonstration videos, please use the website link on this page.

Downloads

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