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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Drug & Alcohol Partial Hospitalization Program Program in Wilmington, NC

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About Our PHP Program

Learn About Our Partial Hospitalization Program at Wilmington Treatment Center

For patients who have completed detox and inpatient rehabilitation, the next stage of care is our partial hospitalization program (PHP). At Wilmington, our PHP is designed to be the first step towards sober, independent living.

As the first step towards independent living, the PHP program at Wilmington Treatment Center is designed for those who no longer require 24-hour medical management or supervision. PHP includes many of the same interventions as inpatient rehab, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), Seeking Safety, and Gorski’s Relapse Prevention.

Therapies Used

Therapies Utilized in Wilmington’s PHP in North Carolina

Within our partial hospitalization program, interventions may be used in the following contexts:

Individual therapy provides an opportunity for patients to continue to meet one-on-one with their primary counselor to receive support and explore issues that may be preventing them from living sober lives. During PHP, the frequency of individual therapy sessions is determined collaboratively by each patient and counselor.

Family therapy allows family members to come together and have a chance to enhance their ability to support each other. Family therapy sessions are led by our family therapist and are available as needed. In addition, families are welcome to take advantage of our weekly family education and monthly intensive family programming events.

Group therapy is in many ways the heart of treatment at Wilmington. Morning and afternoon group therapy sessions are led by members of our highly-skilled clinical team. Process groups and psychoeducational groups are offered daily as well.

Want to Learn More?

For More Information About Our Partial Hospitalization Program for Drug & Alcohol Addiction in North Carolina

At Wilmington, we encourage patients to take advantage of our full spectrum of comprehensive treatment. Many patients begin in our detox and inpatient rehab programs before moving into PHP, but we also welcome men and women who wish to only participate in our PHP. The program is open to men and women aged 18 and older, and patients typically stay at this level of care for a maximum of 28 days.

If you or your loved one has been struggling with a substance use disorder and a co-occurring mental health disorder, the experienced and caring treatment team at Wilmington Treatment Center is ready to help. With over 30 years of experience working with people with these disorders, we are standing by to help you move towards the life you deserve. With Wilmington’s help, today could be the first day of your or your loved one’s journey to recovery.

Wilmington gave me exactly what I needed, not what I wanted and for that, I will be eternally grateful.

– Mason D.
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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