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I. The 31 Best Rehab Facilities in Charlotte

Absolute Advocacy

Absolute Advocacy

1977 J N Pease Place, Suite 104
Charlotte, NC 28262
704-274-2978
absoluteadvocacy.org

Professional counseling for both adults and adolescents are given to those struggling with drug or alcohol addiction at Absolute Advocacy. This facility has a separate program for pregnant women and nursing mothers in need of substance abuse services. Absolute Advocacy offers outpatient services as well as short term counseling sessions that last between 20-40 hours. It’s also a North Carolina approved Drug Education School (DES), which can help those who have received a DWI mitigate the penalties for the charge and learn how to make better decisions about alcohol and driving.

What patients are saying:

According to an inpatient graduate, “This is a really nice place to start making a difference about yourself.” Another said, “Staff was extremely friendly and the environment was clean and comfortable.”

Reviews:

  • 4.8 stars
  • 44 reviews

Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center

Anuvia

100 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
704-376-7447
anuvia.org

Anuvia offers many different levels of treatment for drug and alcohol rehabilitation, including special classes and counseling for those who have received a DWI or DUI. These court services offer early intervention and are approved to satisfy the court penalties for a DWI. For those with a serious dependency on drugs or alcohol, Anuvia has medically supervised detox followed by an inpatient rehabilitation program. Treatment includes group and individual counseling as well as education about the nature of addiction. These counseling and therapy programs are also available through an intensive outpatient program.

What patients are saying:

From an individual with the outpatient program, “Fantastic employees! They care about each and every client as a person. Providing detox and outpatient needs on an individual basis.” And from another client, “Absolutely took care of me and allowed for me to not stress about my future.”

Reviews:

  • 3.4 stars
  • 48 reviews

First Step Services LLC

First Step

211 E. Six Forks Road, Ste 117
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-833-8899
firststepnc.com

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has given First Step Services national accreditation for outpatient services, holding them to the highest industry standards. The Intensive Outpatient Program focuses on a group therapy model, with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral and motivational enhancement therapy to help redirect the addictive patterns of thinking. This is a 10-12 week program with three sessions per week with a licensed counselor. Other treatments offered by the facility include court services with educational classes for those who have received a DWI.

What patients are saying:

An IOP client commented, “My experience at First Step was an eye-opening and self-defining one. I learned a lot about myself and the problems I have and continue to work on. Having an environment that I can be open and honest is an important tool for me … my initial impression was a neutral one because it was mandatory for me to attend … over time I began to enjoy and looked forward to coming to the group to learn about myself and experience others. I grew to enjoy listening to others express their problems and fears and think about how they could be attributed to my situation.”

Reviews:

  • 3.6 stars
  • 28 reviews

The Blanchard Institute

The Blanchard Institute

10348 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-288-1097
theblanchardinstitute.com

A holistic approach to the dual diagnosis of mental illness and addiction is the manner in which The Blanchard Institute addresses substance abuse. A team of masters-level therapists and professional addiction counselors use effective, evidence-based therapy to help ease the dependence on drugs and alcohol and treat underlying mental illnesses, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, and OCD. The treatment includes partial hospitalization to help clients detox safely, and then Intensive Outpatient Therapy.

What patients are saying:

A patient who participated in family therapy said, “I recently attended the Family System Workshop offered by The Blanchard Institute. It was a powerful, intensive weekend! There was a wealth of information given and the group sessions brought it all together. I did not realize the importance of seeking help for myself as a loved one suffering from addiction.”

Reviews:

  • 4.5 stars
  • 194 reviews

Legacy Freedom Treatment Centers

Legacy Freedom

4944 Parkway Plaza #200
Charlotte, NC 28217
704-323-6676
legacyfreedom.com

The team at Legacy Freedom makes it their mission to treat both substance addiction and mental illness with help from licensed addiction counselors and mental health therapists. By helping patients discover the root causes of their anxiety, depression, anger, shame, and fears, they believe it helps to treat the anxiety or depression that may be fueling substance abuse. Intensive Outpatient Therapy includes group and individual counseling as well as family therapy. Other options for treatment on an outpatient basis include EMDR and psychotherapy and some alternative treatments, such as equine therapy, yoga, acupuncture, and aromatherapy.

What patients are saying:

One counselor, in particular, stood out to a successful client, “Courtenay has a gift for making people feel comfortable and helping them work through challenges quickly and effectively. She is hands down one of the best therapists in Charlotte!”

Reviews:

  • 3.6 stars
  • 10 reviews

Red Oak Recovery

Red Oack Recovery

631 Willow Creek Road
Leicester, NC 28748
866-457-7590
redoakrecovery.com

The peaceful atmosphere and separate wings of treatment for the abuse of substances by men and women enable patients to recover and learn sober habits in a secure environment through education and professional therapy. Holistic healing and mental health services allow addicts to examine issues that may be causing them to drink or use drugs. Aftercare with Red Oak includes outpatient therapy and recommendations to participate in 12-step programs as well as relapse prevention techniques and family therapy.

What patients are saying:

After leaving three months of treatment, here’s what one client says, “I received excellent individual therapy and found group therapy very helpful. I created bonds with the other clients that I consider life long friendships. Meals were carefully thought out and planned, catering to your dietary restrictions … Upon graduating, I felt better than I had in years.”

Reviews:

  • 4.4 stars
  • 10 reviews

McLeod Addictive Disease Center

McLeod Addictive Disease Center

515 Clanton Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
704-332-9001
mcleodcenter.com

For individuals who have received a DWI, McLeod Center offers counseling and court services support, including court-mandated therapy. For those who have moderate to severe addiction to drugs or alcohol and require medically supervised detox, the inpatient rehab center has compassionate nurses on-site to help users safely withdraw, including administering medications as needed. Once the patient is physically weaned from the substance, they enter into a structured inpatient program with education on maintaining sobriety and individual and group therapies. These types of therapy are also offered on an intensive outpatient basis.

What patients are saying:

A successful outpatient client remarks, “Been going to McLeod for 10 months now and the staff is friendly and caring. If you need help with other things while in treatment, such as finding a doctor or free dental clinics, they will provide you with information for that as well.”

Reviews:

  • 3.2 stars
  • 45 reviews

October Road

October Road

119 Tunnel Road, Suite D
Asheville, NC 28805
828-538-2282
octoberroadinc.net

October Road provides behavioral health and substance abuse care with a comprehensive approach that treats the body, mind, and emotions, helping to heal each client. A licensed clinician creates a custom care assessment to determine the level of care each patient needs. Medically managed detox services are available for those who need it. Outpatient programs continue to treat patients who’ve been through intensive inpatient therapy and help them to find healthier coping skills. These therapy sessions include early recovery, family support, relapse prevention, and ongoing individual acceptance and commitment.

What patients are saying:

From one successful client, “I could not have had a better experience. the staff was excellent and knew their stuff … The housing was excellent and the program allowed me to focus on my recovery and connected me with a 12 step network throughout the city. I found it effective in treating my core issues.”

Reviews:

  • 3.7 stars
  • 63 reviews

HopeWay

HopeWay

1717 Sharon Road, W.
Charlotte, NC 28210
888-859-2106
hopewayfoundation.org

A dual diagnosis approach is integral to the substance abuse and mental health services offered by HopeWay rehab. Services include both individual therapy and group counseling, intended to help those in treatment explore the underlying reasons for substance abuse. Inpatient clients also meet with a resident psychiatrist and have access to an on-site wellness clinic, supervised by a skilled nurse. Day treatment includes partial hospitalization to detox and then intensive outpatient therapy and counseling help unlearn addictive behaviors, teaching newly sober individuals how to manage triggers and emotions. Aftercare includes alumni services and referrals to 12-step meetings.

What patients are saying:

One graduate of the inpatient program raves, “Saved. My. Life. I can’t recommend this place enough or give it enough stars. I was at the absolute lowest place in my life and on the verge of losing everything. From the first second I walked in the door, to the last second before I walked out, this place and the staff were all in for helping me get well. I continue to work my aftercare plan and make strides to continue the work I started here.”

Reviews:

  • 3.7 stars
  • 66 reviews

Freedom Detox

Freedom Detox Logo

1089 X Ray Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-981-0333
freedomdetoxnc.com

Freedom Detox holds a Joint Commission (JCAHO) accreditation and certification, which notes the high standards and professionalism of the facility for treating substance abuse disorders. It offers medically supervised detox, helping those who may have life-threatening side effects safely withdraw from alcohol and addictive substances. The private, safe, and supportive setting is open to anyone aged 18 and older. Once the detox process is complete, patients are referred to outpatient aftercare.

What our patients are saying:

One patient remarks, “This place made the detox process easy and not so painful off Benzos. The staff is very helpful.” And another says, “Amazing staff, treatment and program!! So clean, organized and they treat the whole person as well!!”

Reviews:

  • 4.2 stars
  • 19 reviews

Dilworth Center

Dilworth Center

2240 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28203
704-372-6969
dilworthcenter.org

Intensive outpatient therapy for substance abuse here is offered in three specific targeted demographics — adults, young adults, and adolescents. Each program is tailored to the developmental stages of different ages and focuses on teaching coping skills that deal with negative emotions and stressors of everyday life without turning to alcohol or drugs. Aftercare is available, including relapse prevention strategies. To help families who have been affected by addiction, Dilworth Center also has family therapy, creating a supportive environment for the newly sober patient.

What our patients are saying:

A recent graduate of the program encourages others, “This is an exceptional place. In order to say that, I have to confess my being at a few places like it. But, for sure, Dilworth is wholly different. The staff is knowledgeable, seriously compassionate and lovingly challenging. Dilworth has been a catalyst for the work it takes to pursue my inner peace, a peace unimaginable when I started.”

Reviews:

  • 3.7 stars
  • 18 reviews

The Taub Group

The Taub Group

3535 Randolph Road, Suite 208
Charlotte, NC 28211
704-442-9805
taubmd.com

Services offered by the Taub Group help treat all the components that cause substance addiction. This includes mental health disorders as well as physical pain, such as migraines, fibromyalgia, and spine, neck, and back pain. The center offers medically monitored withdrawal from addictive substances through patient-centered counseling. This is an outpatient treatment center, focusing on the holistic healing of the individual and suggestions for aftercare. Clients are encouraged to work through difficult emotional responses to maintain sobriety.

What patients are saying:

One client comments, “I was more than afraid to reach out for help. I was more than ashamed that I even needed to. I was more than grateful that I took that step with this wonderful facility. Thanks to everyone at The Taub Group for their kindness, compassion, and eagerness to give me the help I almost missed out on.”

Reviews:

  • 3.3 stars
  • 156 reviews

Fellowship Hall

Fellowship Hall

5140 Dunstan Road
Greensboro, NC 27405
800-659-3381
fellowshiphall.com

Fellowship Hall offers a continuum of care for those affected by substance abuse. With both inpatient and outpatient treatment options, the professional addiction counselors can determine the severity of the addiction and which type of treatment program works best for each client. Treatment includes group therapy sessions and individual counseling. For those with families affected by their addiction, Fellowship has family counseling and referrals for family members to 12-Step programs, such as Al-Anon.

What patients are saying:

Even loved ones of clients have positive things to say about Fellowship Hill, “A family member of mine spent one month here and from the first phone call to intake, treatment and the family program, I cannot say enough positive things about this place. It’s a very caring place and the staff is upbeat and very personable. I learned a lot from the family program and enjoyed the meditation path. 5 stars for these wonderful people!”

Reviews:

  • 4.2 stars
  • 39 reviews

Pavillon

Pavillon

241 Pavillon Place
Mill Spring, NC 28756
828-694-2300
pavillon.org

Pavillon offers help for the whole person, not just their symptoms of mental illness or addiction. The primary residential treatment center offers medically supervised detoxification from drugs or alcohol, followed by structured education about how to manage stress and triggering situations while saying sober. Patients attend group therapy sessions and individual counseling to work through trauma in the past or mental illness that may have caused addictive behavior. After finishing the intensive treatment, patients may move into a less structured extended home or begin the outpatient treatment track. All of these programs include relapse prevention strategies.

What our patients are saying:

From an inpatient client, “Pavillon has saved my life and also just made me a better person. First of all, the physical environment is absolutely beautiful. It is in the mountains, so there are lots of walking trails, a waterfall, a lake, and other beautiful scenery. More importantly, the doctors and nurses are genuine, they do care about their patients.”

Reviews:

  • 4 stars
  • 29 reviews

Addiction Recovery Care Association, Inc.

Addiction Recovery

1931 Union Cross Road
Winston Salem, NC 27107
877-615-2722
arcanc.org

The ARCA program includes psycho-educational treatment to encourage the recovery process, and it’s presented in a group setting as well as individual and family counseling to help addicted individuals rebuild their lives. The center begins with a detox period, helping those addicted to heroin, opiates, alcohol, or benzos safely withdraw without painful side effects. The minimum treatment period is 14 days and can be longer, according to each client’s needs. ARCA believes in incorporating family into the recovery process with guidance to an Al-Anon or Nar-Anon program. Bilingual services are available.

What our patients are saying:

An inpatient client remarks, “Needed this place twice. Was welcomed with open arms both times. Great staff, helpful and understanding. Informative classes and programs. Saved my life!! I’ll always be grateful.”

Reviews:

  • 3.5 stars
  • 53 reviews

Hope Haven, Inc.

Hope Haven

3815 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-372-8809
hopehaveninc.org

Once patients complete Hope Haven’s treatment programs, they may be eligible for vocational training, which puts them on a new path to recover their lives. Rehabilitation and substance abuse therapy is offered in exclusive men’s and women’s centers as well as coed outpatient services. Residents attend different meetings and counseling sessions and then have an opportunity to enter a workforce training program. Aftercare and relapse prevention services are offered, including individual and family therapy and guidance toward a 12-Step group program.

What our patients are saying:

Families can heal with Hope Haven, one client says, “I am currently staying in the Families program at Hope Haven with my husband and have been staying there since August 2017. This place has helped me get on my feet and has been very helpful in assisting my husband and I with our recovery process.”

Reviews:

  • 4.5 stars
  • 69 reviews

Trosa

Trosa

1820 James Street
Durham, NC, 27707
919-419-1059
trosainc.org

TROSA is an innovative, multi-year residential program that empowers people with substance use disorders to be productive, recovering individuals by providing comprehensive treatment (e.g., evidence-based treatment, individualized counseling), experiential vocational training (e.g. lawn care maintenance, CDL driving, warehousing, and more), education (e.g., GED), and continuing care (e.g., low-cost housing). We deliver these services at no charge to an average of 500 residents daily. TROSA graduates’ sobriety, vocational training, work ethic, and leadership skills enable them to overcome considerable barriers to achieve goals and reintegrate into their families and communities.

What our patients are saying:

One work-rehab client says, “I received treatment at TROSA, and I can tell you that you get back what you put into the program … TROSA has changed many people’s lives, and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants a better life.”

Reviews:

  • 3.9 stars
  • 57 reviews

Freedom House Recovery Center

Freedom House Recovery Center

104 New Stateside Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-942-2803
freedomhouserecovery.org

State-of-the-art on-site emergency centers and mobile crisis teams are the specialties of the Freedom House rehabilitation facility, helping families and abusers in need of essential detox services. Not only does the rehab center offer emergency mental health and substance abuse relief, but it includes inpatient and outpatient services for those addicted to drugs and alcohol. Graduates of the inpatient services may transition into a female or male halfway house to help them stay sober and reintegrate into society. Intensive outpatient services are also offered.

What our patients are saying:

One recent client says, “I know a lot of people are embarrassed to talk about Mental Health but if you need help, this is a place for everybody who needs help, not just someone who’s struggling with Mental Health and they really did work with you.”

Reviews:

  • 3.5 stars
  • 4 reviews

Daymark Recovery Services, Inc.

Daymark Recovery

284 Executive Park Drive, NE.
Concord, NC 28025
866-275-9552
daymarkrecovery.org

The sole purpose of Daymark Recovery Services is to provide adults struggling with substance abuse a safe, secure facility to recover from physical addiction. After patients have detoxed, trained addiction counselors guide each patient through a personalized treatment plan, including individual and group therapies. Intensive acute care, which may include medically supervised detox, is also provided before the patient returns home for outpatient therapy. The program is open to all who are in need and states that no one will be turned away due to inability to pay.

What our patients are saying:

Help is available to all as one reviewer states, “Wonderful place if you need to detox and have no funds. Obviously there are fancier places, but … you have to be pretty rich or have amazing insurance for that. For the price, it’s a really great facility.”

Reviews:

  • 3.1 stars
  • 28 reviews

Phoenix Counseling Center

Phoenix Counseling

200-2 S. Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152
704-476-4106
phoenixcc.us

Those suffering from substance addiction as well as those with emotional trauma, including domestic violence, have an assortment of treatment options available at the Phoenix Counseling Center, including crisis treatment, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Family therapy is also available. Many addicts here have both individual therapy and group sessions as well as education about how to make better choices for a healthier life. The facility also has mental health treatment services, which can help with dual diagnosis matters.

What our patients are saying:

One former client says, “The level of care you will receive is above and beyond your expectations. Phoenix treats all with respect, dignity and most of all without judgment. You need help, this is the place you need to be.”

Reviews:

  • 4.4 stars
  • 34 reviews

QC Health Center

QC Health Center

3552 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
704-394-8968
qchealth.net

Substance abuse treatment from the QC Health Center is called Safe Harbor Behavioral Health Services. It offers medical detox, rehab education, and counseling for adolescents and adults. Part of the therapy offered is focused on HIV-positive patients and coping with the particular stressors and triggers they face every day.

What patients are saying:

No written reviews available at this time

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Family First Community Services

Family First

3705 Latrobe Drive, Suite 340
Charlotte, NC 28211
704-364-3989
familyfirstcommunity.com

Women who are pregnant or nursing and have substance dependency have several options for treatment at Family First. The case management services help those in early recovery who have come away from intensive outpatient treatment or inpatient rehab. The program is approximately 10 hours a week of counseling with both group and one-on-one sessions, and continuing education teaches better ways to handle the stress of new motherhood without drinking or doing drugs. The facility also offers court-approved DWI education and substance abuse treatment programs.

What patients are saying:

No written reviews available

Reviews:

  • 3.8 stars
  • 12 reviews

Charlotte Rescue Mission

Charlotte Rescue Mission

Rebound for Men
907 W. 1st Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704.333.4673

Dove’s Nest for Women and Families
2855 West Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28208
704.332.3999

Community Matters Café
821 W. 1st Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
980.237.2147

charlotterescuemission.org

Charlotte Rescue Mission is transforming lives in the name of Jesus Christ by serving people impacted by addiction to equip them to thrive in the community. They do this by providing two 120-day residential recovery programs at no cost to their residents: Rebound for Men and Dove’s Nest for Women and Children. Rebound and Dove’s Nest provide comprehensive substance abuse treatment and recovery services using a 12-step based program.

After completing Rebound or Dove’s Nest, graduates have the opportunity to apply for the Life Skills Program at Community Matters Cafe. This 120-day extension program prepares Charlotte Rescue Mission graduates for getting back into the workplace and teaches them a variety of essential life skills in both a classroom and cafe/restaurant environment.

What our graduates are saying:

One graduate says, “This place saved my life. I was scared to death, but as soon as I walked into the Mission I knew God was in the building. Everybody is so loving, I knew I was going to be all right. I hadn’t felt that secure in a long time.”

Reviews:

  • 4.6 stars
  • 25 reviews

Queen City Treatment Center

Queen City

6115 Hickory Grove Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
704-532-4262
nctreatmentcenters.com

This rehab facility pairs medication-assisted treatment with intensive counseling services to create individual treatment plans for each client. The facility mainly provides therapy for those with opioid addictions, helping them safely detox and learn new coping skills to avoid relapse. Medically supervised withdrawal support is given here, using both methadone and suboxone treatment to help with withdrawal symptoms and break the physical dependency.

What our patients are saying:

Bringing families back together is important, as a spouse attests. “It is and always will be the best program of its kind in and around Charlotte, NC. My wife and I both attend daily. A great way to start living life again sober!”

Reviews:

  • 4.5 stars
  • 38 reviews

Innervision Inc.

Innervision

415 E. 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-377-5042
innervisionnc.org

Providing outpatient services and mental health, as well as access to breakfast and lunch daily, helps clients at Innervision work through their substance abuse disorders. Each patient receives a personal care plan to reduce the physical dependency on drugs or alcohol with group counseling and one-on-one psychiatric assessments. The meetings and therapy sessions aren’t offered every day, allowing those in the program to manage their daily life. Focusing on the mind, body, and spirit, teaching valuable life skills, including anger management, and providing group sessions offers patients time to discover healthier ways to deal with stress.

What our patients are saying:

Long-term success can be possible, as one client attests, “I was at Innervision for about 8 years on and off!! I learned so much about myself, & the “Gifts” I have. I don’t like the name Mental Illness, so I say gifts instead. The staff is all very nice & knowledgeable about each client.”

Reviews:

  • 4 stars
  • 128 reviews

Assessment Solutions of Charlotte, LLC

Assessment Solutions

5200 Park Road, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-523-2353
asolutions-nc.com

Intensive outpatient treatment programs at Assessment Solutions are offered for both short-term and long-term duration. These programs seek to treat some of the issues that contribute to substance abuse, such as mental illness or past trauma. Counseling is offered in small groups in the evenings. Assessment Solutions is accredited in and out-of-state as an authorized facility for DUI and DWI treatment services for those who have mandated counseling as part of their court sentence.

What patients are saying:

Multiple clients report satisfaction with the program, “I am very satisfied and happy that the detoxification process went very well. I find the counseling sessions effective for me too.” And “My sister attended Assessment Solutions of Charlotte LLC and has now been sober for three years. I feel as if her treatment at this facility greatly helped her change her life.”

Reviews:

  • 4.7 stars
  • 10 reviews

Amara Wellness

Amara Wellness

5108 Reagan Drive, Suite 9
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-567-0790
amarawellness.org

Amara Wellness treats mental health and substance abuse with group therapy sessions. This dual diagnosis facility also has individual counseling to treat each client’s reasons for drinking or using drugs. Treatment is offered on an outpatient basis, and no medical detox is available.

What our patients are saying:

One happy client remarks, “I go to Amara Wellness and I have had great experiences all around. They are professional and they care about your physical and mental well being.”

Reviews:

  • 3 stars
  • 18 reviews

Genesis Project 1

Genesis Project

5104 Reagan Drive
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-596-0505
genesisproject1.org

Whole family support to heal and overcome addiction is the primary focus at the Genesis Project. This rehab facility has outpatient therapy, individual counseling for the person suffering from substance abuse, and family therapy to help the family unit heal. For those with small children who have been affected by an addict’s behavior, age-specific therapy is provided. All treatment is on an outpatient basis, and no medical detox service is available. Each individual and family is evaluated by a case manager to address their specific plan of treatment.

What our patients are saying:

According to one happy client, Genesis has the power to change lives. “I highly recommend this place if you are truly wanting a change in your life! It helped save my life! It is all that you want and put into it! I loved the fact everyone working there can relate”

Reviews:

  • 4.6 stars
  • 11 reviews

Holly Hill Hospital

Holly Hill Hospital

3019 Falstaff Road
Raleigh, NC 27610
919-250-7000
hollyhillhospital.com

Holly Hill offers a dual diagnosis treatment for mental illness and substance abuse in a primarily intensive outpatient format. Programs are designed to meet the needs of different age groups, such as adolescents, young adults, adults, and the elderly. Substance abuse is treated as a manageable, treatable illness here, with cognitive behavioral therapy and addiction education as an integral part of the program. Medically managed detox is provided under the care of skilled nurses, after which patients may either enter into a 28-day inpatient treatment or receive intensive outpatient services. Aftercare includes ongoing therapy and referrals to a personal counselor.

What our patients are saying:

One relieved client acknowledges the support for their hard work, saying, “I was at the end of myself and needed in-house treatment. The staff was helpful and understanding, and my psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Chambers guided me, without heavy medications, along with the sessions during the day and evening, to a better understanding of Major Depressive Disorder and understanding the early trauma that made those thoughts so dark!”

Reviews:

  • 2.3 stars
  • 233 reviews

Johnston Counseling Services

Johnston Counseling

212 Bridge Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-938-0921
johnstoncounseling.com

Johnson Counseling offers DWI counseling as part of a court-approved treatment plan, and it’s a North Carolina licensed DUI facility. Other services include intensive substance abuse treatment with individual diagnosis and short-term outpatient therapy. For those who have been suspended from working at the DOT due to failing a drug screening, Johnson Counseling also offers SAP services, allowing the individual to receive counseling and be cleared to return to work.

What our patients are saying:

One client expressed, “Deeply compassionate and well-trained staff, offering a very effective yet unique approach. Johnston Counseling Services is the perfect place to turn into

if you or your loved one is having a problem with drugs. The counselors are well-trained, supportive and clearly engaged in giving clients a wide variety of tools and mental processes that they can use for life-long health. Loved It Here! Amazing facility. The staff was fantastic and the tools I learned I will carry with me for life.”

Reviews:

  • 4.7 stars
  • 14 reviews

Wilmington Treatment Center

Wilmington Treatment Center

2520 Troy Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-758-2023
www.wilmingtontreatment.com

There are many different specialized addiction treatment programs at Wilmington Treatment Center, including a specific one for military members and veterans. For those severely addicted, the facility has medically managed detox services followed by inpatient rehab stays that involve education about the disease, behavior therapy to help redirect addictive behavior, and group and individual counseling. Intensive outpatient treatment is also offered, including several hours a day of rehab treatment. Aftercare includes an alumni program and referrals to an individual counselor.

What our patients are saying:

One grateful client said, “Wilmington treatment center saved my life. I’ve been there multiple times, unfortunately, but they taught me it’s not the number of times, it’s what you get out of it and what sticks. I feel great these days and I sincerely owe it to the staff and the friends I’ve made throughout my way. Thank you, WTC.”

Reviews:

  • 3.1 stars
  • 380 reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 54 substance abuse treatment centers in the Charlotte area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

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For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

III. Getting Help in Charlotte

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in North Carolina.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of North Carolina recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.

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    IV. Charlotte Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. The common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process. 

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

    NameCityProgramTelephoneSpanish Hotline
    AA Randolph CountyAsheboroAAN/AN/A
    AA Rockingham CountyWentworthAA(336) 854-4278N/A
    Bladen, Cumberland, Robeson Central OfficeFayettevilleAA(910) 678-8733N/A
    Boone IntergroupBooneAA(828) 264-1212;(828) 264-0208N/A
    Borderline Area NABorderline Area (Charlotte, Monroe, Pineville, Waxhaw, Weddington)NAN/AN/A
    Capital Area NACapital Area (Greater Raleigh)NA(877) 590-6262N/A
    Carteret County Answering ServiceMoreheadAA(252) 726-8540N/A
    Catawba Valley Area NACatawba Valley Area (Greater Hickory)NA(866) 611-3650N/A
    Central Office MurphyMurphyAA(828) 837-4440N/A
    Central Office Winston-SalemWinston-SalemAA(336) 725-6031N/A
    Central Piedmont Area NACentral Piedmont Area (Greater Concord)NA(704) 640-6488N/A
    Coastal Carolina Area NACoastal Carolina Area (Burgaw, Clinton, Jacksonville, E Arcadia, Oak Isl, Warsaw, Swansboro, Wilm)NA(800) 691-5427N/A
    Crossroads Area NACrossroads Area (Angier, Dunn, Lillington, Benson, Clayton, Selma, Smithfield)NA(800) 372-5447N/A
    Dist 93 Intergroup Covering Outer BanksKitty HawkAA(252) 256-0850N/A
    Dist. 33 Answering Service-Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, and Orange CountiesPittsboroAA(888) 237-3235;(919) 542-4664N/A
    Dist. 33 Answering Service-Alamance,Caswell,Chatham, Orange CountiesBurlingtonAA(888) 237-3235;(336) 228-7611N/A
    Dist. 33 Answering Service-Alamance,Caswell,Chatham, Orange CountiesChapel HillAA(888) 237-3235;(919) 933-3877N/A
    District 23 - GreensboroGreensboroAA(336) 854-4278N/A
    Down East Area NADown East Area (Greenville)NA(866) 321-1631N/A
    Durham County Answering ServiceDurham CountyAA(919) 286-9499N/A
    Foothills Area NAFoothills Area (Blowing Rock, Boone, Jefferson, Lenoir, N Wilkesboro, Marion, Morganton)NA(888) 593-5356N/A
    Greater Charlotte Area NAGreater Charlotte AreaNA(980) 200-9349N/A
    Greater Sandhills Area NAGreater Sandhills Area (Fayetteville, Sanford)NA(866) 418-9500N/A
    Greensboro Area NAGreensboro Area (High Point, Thomasville, Burlington, Graham)NA(866) 375-1272N/A
    Greensboro IntergroupGreensboroAA(336) 274-1501;(336) 854-4278N/A
    Iredell IntergroupStatesvilleAA(704) 878-6404N/A
    Lake Norman Area NALake Norman AreaNA(877) 424-5397N/A
    Metrolina IntergroupCharlotteAA(877) 233-6853;(704) 377-0244;(704) 332-4387N/A
    NC Mountain Central OfficeAshevilleAA(828) 254-8539N/A
    New Hope Area NANew Hope Area (Chapel Hill, Durham)NA(919) 831-5321N/A
    North Carolina Mountain Area NANorth Carolina Mountain Area (Swain, Buncombe, Haywood Counties)NA(888) 764-0365N/A
    Oficina Intergrupal HispanaSiler CityAAN/A(919) 633-1777
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana de CharlotteCharlotteAAN/A(704) 302-2707
    Our Primary Purpose Area NAOur Primary Purpose Area (Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Pittsboro)NA(919) 831-5587N/A
    Piedmont Area NAPiedmont Area (Greater Greensboro, High Point, Jacksonville)NA(800) 721-8225N/A
    Sandhills IntergroupAberdeenAA(800) 496-1742N/A
    Southern Foothills Area NASouthern Foothills Area (Greater Gastonia)NA(866) 997-9559N/A
    Southern Piedmont Area NASouthern Piedmont Area (Asheboro & Siler City)NA(866) 875-9751N/A
    Tar Roanoke Area NATar Roanoke Area (Macon, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Wilson)NAN/AN/A
    Tri-County IntergroupRaleighAA(919) 783-6144;(919) 783-8214N/A
    Twin City Area NATwin City Area (Greater Winston-Salem)NA(800) 365-1035N/A
    Western NC Area NAWestern NC Area (Greater Asheville)NA(866) 925-2148N/A
    Western Piedmont Intergroup Association Inc.GastoniaAA(704) 865-1561N/A
    Wilmington Intergroup AssociationWilmingtonAA(910) 794-1840N/A

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