Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Wilmington Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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Where can I find alcohol treatment centers in North Carolina?

There are many choices when it comes to alcohol treatment centers in North Carolina. In the Wilmington area and throughout the state, you will find several residential programs to choose from for yourself or a loved one.

Are alcohol rehabs successful?

Yes! While the disease of alcoholism can be difficult to overcome, with the proper help you can live a full, happy life without drinking. Residential rehabs that offer comprehensive supports and time-tested therapies can help you achieve and maintain sobriety.

How can I prevent an alcohol relapse?

Planning for relapse prevention is a key component to maintaining your sobriety. Identify potential pitfalls and challenges, engage with your local recovery community, and continue practicing the coping skills you learned in rehab to help avoid relapsing.

Are there alcohol outpatient treatment programs?

There are several options for community-based supports and outpatient programming for alcoholism. Once you’ve completed residential treatment, you may use these services as a step-down level of care as you continue to work towards your recovery goals. This could include one-on-one or group therapy, as well as participating in a 12-Step support group.

What can you do if you have an alcohol relapse?

First, know that relapse happens to many people in recovery, and it does not signal failure. Should you relapse, process what happened with a sponsor, counselor, or other trusted person. Learn what you can from the incident, and focus your energy on getting back on track.

How do I help a loved one who is an alcoholic?

If a friend or loved one is abusing alcohol, encourage him or her to seek professional help. Maintain a kind and calm presence, and do your best to help your loved one take the necessary first steps toward treatment. Offer to accompany him or her to appointments or assessments, and remind him or her that you will be there to continue offering support after treatment is over.

How long will alcohol treatment last?

Alcohol addiction treatment should be customized to each person’s needs. As such, the duration of treatment will vary based on those needs and other individual factors. Residential care can last 30 days or longer, and outpatient care may be needed for more extended periods of time.

Is Raleigh a good location for alcohol rehab?

Raleigh, North Carolina, is one of the premier cities in the South, and is known for its convenient location and countless amenities. There are several treatment programs located in the area, and those residing in the southeast are sure to find a rehab that’s a good fit for them in Raleigh.

I stayed for 28 days of inpatient and didn't even want to leave. I learned a lot and realized I wasn't alone in my alcohol addiction. I had a great experience and took advantage of everything WTC had to offer.

– Steven M.
We are affiliated with the following organizations, which provide accreditation, education, and training to ensure quality behavioral health and addiction treatment.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • Tricare
  • The Jason Foundation

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