Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, located in New Hanover County, North Carolina, is known for its charm, beautiful beaches, rich history, and Southern hospitality. Unfortunately, the city has also grappled with concerning substance misuse rates. From 2015 to 2020, drug overdose deaths increased by 89% in New Hanover County.1 In 2020, the county’s opioid overdose death rate was 45% higher than North Carolina’s overall rate.2 To help save lives, the state implemented its Good Samaritan law, which provides legal protection for those who call 911 for overdose victims.3,4 MAttending drug rehab in Wilmington can also save your life. Most drug and alcohol rehab centers in Wilmington accept private health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare to make rehab more affordable. Several facilities also offer low-cost or even free treatment for persons experiencing financial need.

Find Rehab Centers in Wilmington

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Listing thumbnail Coastal Horizons Center

615 Shipyard Boulevard
Wilmington, NC 28412

Outpatient Detox Medicaid Private
Listing thumbnail NHC Local Reentry Council LINC

801 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Outpatient Private
Listing thumbnail Lifeline Treatment Center

5710 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient Detox Inpatient Private
Listing thumbnail Christian Recovery Houses

5002 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient Inpatient N/A
Listing thumbnail Peachtree Recovery Home

4403 Peachtree Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

Inpatient N/A
Listing thumbnail Physician Alliance for Mental Health

3208 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient Medicaid
Listing thumbnail New Hanover Regional Medical Center

2131 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Inpatient Medicaid Private
Listing thumbnail New Season New Hanover Metro Treatment Center

1611 Castle Hayne Road
Wilmington, NC 28401

Outpatient Detox Private Medicaid
Listing thumbnail Wilmington Treatment Center

2520 Troy Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401

Detox Inpatient Outpatient Private
Listing thumbnail Family Works Psychological Center Wilmington

2002 Eastwood Road
Wilmington, NC 28480

Outpatient Medicaid Private
Listing thumbnail Kelly House Program

1507 Martin Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Detox Inpatient Medicaid
Listing thumbnail Wilmington Treatment Center Outpatient

1524 Harbour Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401

Outpatient Detox Inpatient Medicaid Private
Listing thumbnail Harvest of Wilmington

773 South Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient N/A
Listing thumbnail Leading Into New Communities

222 Division Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401

Inpatient Detox Outpatient N/A
Listing thumbnail Harvest of Wilmington

773 South Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient N/A
Listing thumbnail Stepping Stone Manor

416 Walnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Outpatient Detox Inpatient N/A
Listing thumbnail Delta Behavioral Health

1606 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401

Outpatient Medicaid Private
Listing thumbnail Port Health Wilmington Clinic

2206-A Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient Medicaid Private
Listing thumbnail Wilmington VA Clinic

1705 Gardner Road
Wilmington, NC 28405

Outpatient Detox Inpatient Private
Listing thumbnail A Helping Hand of Wilmington

5013 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient Medicaid
Listing thumbnail Port Human Services – Wilshire Boulevard

3408 Wilshire Boulevard
Wilmington, NC 28403

Outpatient Detox Medicaid Private
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Alcohol and Drug Use Statistics in Wilmington, North Carolina

Substance misuse, overdose, and addiction treatment data gathered by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for New Hanover County shows that:1, 5, 6

Financing Alcohol and Drug Rehab in Wilmington, North Carolina

If you’re ready to seek treatment at a drug or alcohol rehab in Wilmington, you have several options for paying for your therapy and care. Even if you don’t think you can afford rehab, you can still get help. Several Wilmington drug rehabs and alcohol rehabs can work with you, regardless of your ability to pay.

If you’re seeking low-cost or free treatment in Wilmington, here are a few options you may want to look into:

You may be able to qualify for reduced-cost or free care at one or more of the following three treatment centers within 25 miles of Wilmington:7

Paying for Addiction Treatment With Health Insurance

If you have a health insurance plan, you may be able to use it to pay for treatment at various Wilmington alcohol rehabs and drug rehabs. Under the Affordable Care Act, most private insurers must cover addiction treatment to some extent.Public health plans such as Medicare and Medicaid also cover “medically necessary” inpatient and outpatient substance misuse treatment services.9, 10

Keep in mind that each plan has unique coverage stipulations and limits. While some plans cover the full cost of care, others only pay for specific services, program lengths, or specific percentages of total treatment expenses. If you’re unfamiliar with your plan’s coverage, call your insurance provider to get a breakdown of your benefits and a list of local facilities that take your insurance.

In and near Wilmington, you’ll find 15 quality rehab facilities that take private insurance from various providers, including Cigna, Magellan, United Healthcare, and others. You’ll also find 14 treatment centers that take Medicaid and 10 that accept Medicare.7 If you’d like assistance determining which treatment center locations take your insurance, call our helpline to speak with a specialist who can help verify your coverage.

How Easy Is It to Travel to and Within Wilmington, North Carolina?

Whether you’re interested in traveling to Wilmington for rehab or want to visit a loved one who’s in treatment, here’s what you should know:

If you’ve been searching for “alcohol rehabs near me” or “drug rehabs near me” and need help narrowing down your local options, we’re here for you. Call our 24/7 helpline at 800-926-9037 (Info iconWho Answers?) to chat with a treatment support specialist who can help you find Wilmington drug rehabs that suit your needs.

Resources

  1. North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Opioid and Substance Use Action Plan and Dashboard.
  2. City of Wilmington. (2021, September 16). City dedicates ARPA aid to combat substance use disorder.
  3. North Carolina Legislature. (2021, May 5). House Bill 852.
  4. North Carolina Division of Public Health, Injury and Violence Protection Branch. (n.d.). North Carolina Naloxone Distribution Toolkit.
  5. North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. (2020). Medication and Drug Overdose in New Hanover County.
  6. North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.) North Carolina Alcohol Data Dashboard.
  7. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (n.d.). FindTreatment.gov.
  8. Office of National Drug Policy. (n.d). Substance Abuse and the Affordable Care Act.
  9. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2016). Medicare Coverage of Substance Abuse Services.
  10. North Carolina Medicaid. (2019, March 15). Enhanced Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
  11. City of Wilmington. (n.d.). Arts/Museums.
  12. City of Wilmington. (n.d.). Parks.
  13. City of Wilmington. (n.d.). Golf Courses.
  14. City of Wilmington. (n.d.). Wilmington Historic Districts.