Premier residential program treating adults with PTSD, eating disorders, addiction, depression and co‑occurring disorders.

the trauma story.
the addiction and mental health story.
the recovery story.
What Makes The Refuge Different?
90+ Acres of Pristine National Forest

Our location in the beautiful Ocala National Forest provides an external calm, secluded environment for clients to experience internal calm and healing.

Experiential & Traditional Therapies

We use a variety of different approaches to treatment at The Refuge, including CBT, expressive art therapy, yoga, meditation, EMDR and DBT, and equine therapy.

Treating Process Addictions & PTSD

Our holistic approach to treatment is beneficial for those those who are struggling with the effects of trauma, PTSD, depression, and process addictions, even when there are no addiction concerns present.

An exterior view of a cabin and walking path
An interior cabin view with beds and windows visible.
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Trauma Centered Care

At The Refuge, we promote physical, spiritual, and emotional healing through a trauma-focused treatment approach. Our comprehensive addiction programming includes evidence-based supports such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), 12-Step ideology, and individual and group counseling. With support from peers and an expert staff, you can heal from your symptoms and achieve lasting recovery.

Marks of Quality Care
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Treatment
  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • The Jason Foundation

The Refuge, A Healing Place is pure magic. This place saved my life. It was the staff that brought me back to life. They exude compassion and empathy with consistency. A true healing place!

– Anonymous Client