Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Wilmington Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Wilmington Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

North Carolina's Premier Addiction Rehab Center & Recovery Hospital

Why Choose Wilmington Treatment Center?

Wilmington Treatment Center was founded in 1984 by a group of individuals whose lives had been affected by the disease of addiction. Over the ensuing three decades, the program has remained committed to providing the best possible treatment via evidence-based programming, research-supported methods and modalities, and personalized care that is delivered with both compassion and respect.

Our Expert Clinical Team

At Wilmington Treatment Center, comprehensive treatment is provided by multidisciplinary teams of talented and dedicated professionals, including our medical director who is certified by the American Board of Preventative Medicine specializing in Addiction Medicine, licensed masters-level clinicians, certified substance abuse counselors, an addiction medicine specialist, a licensed recreational therapist, registered nurses, physician assistants, and other specialists. Licensed as a hospital and featuring a medical director who has experience as an oncologist, internist, and general practitioner, our program is uniquely prepared to care for patients whose chemical dependency is accompanied by complicated medical needs.

Individualized Programming

In addition to individual, group, and family therapy, Wilmington Treatment Center also features a robust recreation therapy program and daily leisure recreation activities. Among the many specialized treatment opportunities at Wilmington Treatment Center are Foundations Training for individuals who are experiencing chronic pain, the Young Adult Group for patients aged 18 to 30, the Middle Adult Group, and Operation Recovery for military members, veterans, and first responders.

Specialized Opiate Addiction Rehab & Detox Program

At Wilmington Treatment Center, we have developed specialized programming to combat the opioid epidemic that continues to plague individuals and families throughout North Carolina and across the nation. From medically monitored inpatient detox through personalized care at the residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels, we offer a full spectrum of comprehensive opioid addiction treatment services. Our programming is specifically designed to empower men and women to escape the chains of opioid dependence and live healthier drug-free lives.

Why Should I Get Rehab Near Me?

Seeking addiction & co-occurring disorder treatment close to home provides the convenience of getting to our treatment center without the added stress of travel and financial strain associated with travel costs. Instead, you or your loved one can receive the necessary treatment right away and family members can be a much more active part of the recovery process, a fundamental element for long-term success.

Going to Wilmington was the greatest decision I ever made. The encouragement I received will never be forgotten and I'm proud to say that I am sober today!

– Nathan Z.