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

Drug & Alcohol Inpatient Rehab Program in Wilmington, North Carolina

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

Inpatient 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 inpatient program treat?

Inpatient treatment program for addiction and co-occurring disorders

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

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

What types of therapies are included?

Inpatient addiction treatment therapies

In individual, family, and group therapy sessions, patients can receive the support they need to break 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 their symptoms.

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 inpatient treatment

Patients’ time in inpatient rehab follows a regular daily schedule. After breakfast, each patient attends a community meeting, a 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 inpatient treatment program

Typically lasting up to 28 days, our treatment programming at Wilmington is open to men and women age 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 care often move into our step-down partial hospitalization program and intensive outpatient program.

Wilmington Treatment Center saved my life, plain and simple. I arrived broken, lost and with no hope but Wilmington introduced me to a better way of living and I owe a huge part of my life to them.

– Mallory R.
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