Drug & Alcohol Residential Rehab Program in Wilmington, North Carolina

During residential rehabilitation, patients live at Wilmington and benefit from 24-hour care in a supportive environment. This program ideal for those who require a structured, drug-free environment, as well as those in need of medical supervision.

Residential Treatment

For clients who need time in a safe environment to recover

Reside at Wilmington

Programming may be 7 days per week

What does our residential program treat?

Residential treatment program for addiction and co-occurring disorders

Wilmington’s residential program provides inpatient care for adults struggling with addiction. Treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders is also provided. Some co-occurring mental health disorders may include:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depressive disorders
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder

What types of therapies are included?

Residential addiction treatment therapies

Regular individual, family, and group therapy sessions all provide opportunities for our patients to be supported and support each other as well as begin building skills for lives free from the influence of substances and symptoms of co-occurring mental health disorders. Medication management services are designed to assist patients who require medications to manage the symptoms of mental and physical issues.

During residential treatment, patients benefit from a number of therapies, which may include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Medication management
  • Recreational therapy

Patients may also participate in specialized care, including:

  • Recreational Therapy: Based on the idea that quality, substance-free recreation can be a powerful aid to a sober lifestyle, the Recreational Therapy Program at Wilmington is designed to build patients’ healthy leisure skills. The program begins with a leisure assessment and consists of multiple weekly recreation times designed to expose patients to the joy and pleasure of drug-free recreational activities.

What is a typical day like?

A typical day in residential treatment

Patients’ time in inpatient rehab follows a regular daily schedule. After breakfast, each patient attends a community meeting, morning lecture, and groups. After lunch, they attend more groups, including organized recreation. After dinner, patients engage in regular AA/NA meetings before bed.

How long does treatment last?

Length of stay for Wilmington’s residential treatment program

Typically lasting up to 28 days, our treatment programming at Wilmington is open to men and women aged 18 and older who have primary substance use disorders, though we also welcome individuals who have primary substance use disorders and other co-occurring mental health disorders. Patients who complete inpatient residential care often move into our step-down partial hospitalization program and intensive outpatient program.