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Substance Abuse Services Center
For information call 704-336-3067 Call: 704-336-3067. We are located at 429 Billingsley Road, Charlotte.

Detoxification

Our detoxification program helps an individual safely stop using alcohol and other drugs.

You can walk in and be admitted 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Our Social Setting Detoxification program provides social support and other non‐medical services to individuals experiencing physical withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs. Our team works with individuals to ready them for either further treatment or discharge to the community.

Residential Treatment Services

Our residential treatment program teaches individuals how to live life without using drugs or alcohol. The length of stay is based on the consumers’ needs and may possibly be as long as four weeks.
The program provides a concentrated and intensive level of care and uses motivational enhancement interventions. Treatment includes family treatment and aftercare.

This is a twenty-four (24) hour a day, seven day a week professionally supervised residential recovery program that provides trained staff who work intensively with adults diagnosed with substance use disorders, with or without a co-occurring psychiatric disorder. We have a 76-bed facility and forty beds are currently assigned to this program.


Packing List for Treatment

Clothing 
 
Plan on bringing 7-10 days worth of clothes. Washers and dryers available daily. We suggest you pack:
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Jeans and sweats
  • Tennis shoes
  • Light jacket
  • Toiletries
  • Sleepwear
  • Long and short sleeved shirts
  • Sweatshirts and sweater
  • Slippers
  • Shower shoes 

Medications 
 
Bring a 30 day supply of all the medication you are supposed to take on a regular basis. This will be turned in to staff at admission
 
Optional Items

  • AA/NA books and photos (no glass picture frames please)
  • Cigarettes (if you smoke)
  • A towel
  • Phone card
  • Quarters/ one dollar bills 

Items to be Left at Home 
 
If any of the items below are brought in, they will be confiscated at admission and stored for the duration of treatment. They will be returned at discharge.

  • Cell phones
  • MP3 players/radios/handheld games
  • Straight edge razors
  • Perfume/cologne
  • Any liquid containing alcohol
  • Food 
     

 


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