Community Based Prevention Services
We know first-hand the devastating impact that accompany drug and alcohol problems as well as
the potential that accompanies the use of effective prevention programs.
At Breaking Free we are committed to helping individuals
and families live in a community where everyone reaches their full potential. We work with the community as a whole, building on existing
strengths and working towards the common goal of healthy, drug-free communities. We use nationally-recognized evidence-based curricula
that have been proven to prevent youth alcohol and drug use in schools and community settings to ensure that our children reach their
Our portfolio includes curricula such as: LifeSkills Training, Too Good for Drugs, and Guiding Good Choices.
Each curriculum builds skills and teaches youth how to make healthy choices. Additional approaches include Social Norms Marketing
campaigns in high schools, Public Awareness Campaigns in middle schools, and the development and support of community coalitions such
as the Aurora Community Alliance.
We reach more than 15,000 individuals annually through our programming. The following specialized
programs and services are provided by Breaking Free:
- After School Programs
- Classroom Based Programs
- Violence Prevention Programs
- Community Coalitions
For more information about these services email Nikki Lay, Director of Prevention Services or call
her at 630-897-1003, x327.
Breaking Free has been accredited
by CARF International for its Intensive Outpatient Adolescent and Adult Integrated treatment programs,
Outpatient Adolescent and Adult Integrated treatment programs, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention programs, and Family Based child
abuse prevention programs.
Breaking Free, Inc.
120 Gale St.
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone (630) 897-1003 Fax (630) 897-1042
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We build strong family foundations and
rebuild those impacted by
substance abuse, child abuse and
other life challenges.
We provide the highest quality education,
prevention and counseling services
focused on drug and alcohol abuse,
child abuse, family relationships,
health and wellness.
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