Wilmington Treatment Center was founded in 1984. It is now one of the nation’s premier providers of life-changing treatment for adults struggling with substance abuse, chemical dependency, and certain co-occurring mental health disorders.

The Wilmington Treatment Center’s mission is to help people live happier, healthier, and more productive lives free of destructive behavior and addiction to addictive substances. We believe that successful rehabilitation entails a variety of changes, including increased self-esteem, improved interpersonal relationships, family contact, increased productivity, the development of coping skills, and a shift to a healthier lifestyle.

We have been devoted to offering the finest possible treatment based on evidence-based programming to those seeking treatment since we first opened our doors. Adults can receive a full continuum of care, including inpatient detoxification, inpatient rehabilitation, partial hospitalization (PHP) with boarding, and intense outpatient programming, at Wilmington Treatment Center, which has grown to a 139-bed facility (IOP). Despite the fact that much has changed since we originally admitted our first patient more than 30 years ago, our program has remained dedicated to providing the greatest level of care in a dignified and respectful environment.

When a person chooses Wilmington Treatment Center as a place to rehabilitate, he or she can expect to work closely with a team of dedicated and experienced specialists. Our medical director, who is certified by The American Board of Preventative Medicine specializing in Addiction Medicine, may work with registered nurses, physicians assistants, certified substance abuse counselors, licensed clinicians, a licensed certified marriage and family therapist, a licensed recreational therapist, a licensed art therapist, and other specialists, depending on the patient’s specific needs.

Our medical director is a board-certified oncologist, internist, and general practitioner, in addition to being credentialed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Other members of our treatment team have received specialized training in cognitive processing therapy (CPT), the Gorski relapse prevention model, the Matrix Model (IOP), the Seeking Safety counseling model, and recreation therapy. Wilmington Treatment Center is particularly suited to care for patients whose chemical dependency is accompanied by significant medical issues due to the abilities of our treatment personnel and our hospital licensing.

Wilmington Treatment Center offers a wide range of therapeutic programs, treatment tracks, and therapeutic modalities to ensure that we are best prepared to address each patient’s unique needs. While each patient’s experience in treatment with us will be different, the following elements may be included in his or her treatment plan: individual, group, and family therapy; recreational therapy; leisure recreation activities; and medication management. We provide groups for young adults and middle adults, as well as groups for men and women of different genders.

Foundations Training, a focused treatment track for active-duty military members, veterans, and first responders, and Operation Recovery, a focused treatment track for active-duty military personnel, veterans, and first responders, are two specialized treatment tracks at Wilmington Treatment Center. Two of the counselors in Operation Recovery are also military retirees.

All of the treatment at Wilmington Treatment Center is geared at personal development and long-term recovery. We recognize that treatment is only one stage in the recovery process, and we work hard to help our patients develop the skills and make the lifestyle changes that will enable them to achieve and sustain long-term recovery while living healthy and productive lives.

Adults battling with addiction are treated in Wilmington’s inpatient program. There is also treatment for co-occurring mental health conditions. The following are examples of co-occurring mental health disorders:

Anxiety disorders
Bipolar disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Patients can get the help they need to break free from the effects of substances and the symptoms of co-occurring mental health issues in individual, family, and group therapy sessions. Patients who use medicine to control their symptoms can benefit from medication management programs.

  • Address 2520 Troy Dr
    Wilmington, NC 28401