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Changing Tides does not accept Medicare or Medicaid
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30 Feet from Kitty Hawk Beach

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Changing Tides addiction treatment center focused on recovery solutions for substance abuse and overall mental health. We are located just 30 feet from the picturesque Kitty Hawk beach, giving clients private access to their own serene stretch of sand while in recovery. Water lovers get the additional benefit of a large seasonal pool with a deck, where they can relax with their peers in a supportive environment. We even allow pets for comfort and companionship when enrolled in our Day Treatment/PHP, IOP or Sober Living residence!

Staff lives only a few steps away, so we are always here for you as needed when needed. Knowing you come to Changing Tides for solace and rehabilitation, our housekeeping is also done on-site. As you focus on substance abuse treatment, our team will keep our facilities tidy, clean and ready for what comes after individual therapy, group counseling or holistic remedies to find the root cause of your addiction.

To unwind, clients can watch TV and enjoy readily available WIFI for the usage of gaming, streaming your favorite shows or facetime with your family.  It’s a great way to let families stay up-to-date at every stage of their loved one’s recovery.

Who is Changing Tides?

Changing Tides is a drug and alcohol treatment center located on the Outer Banks, rated one of the best heroin addiction treatment centers in North Carolina. We offer a Day Treatment/ Partial Hospitalization Program where we provide both the housing aspect and addiction therapy services all on one site for alcoholism, drug abuse, heroin abuse, and opioid abuse.

For many, substance abuse stems from past traumatic events, behavioral issues, mental or emotional illness. Our treatment in outer banks is a remedy to tackle the underlying issues surrounding your addiction and treating the addiction. And the great part about your road to recovery process with Changing Tides is insurance coverage is available for drug and alcohol abuse and mental health treatment.

On-site services that are provided include individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy as well as educational therapies. Group therapy is especially important in treating addiction; You or your loved one will be part of a community of recovering individuals with the peer support that is vital in obtaining a sustained recovery.

We provide addiction treatment for people across the US and in cities around our NC location like Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Wilmington, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Greenville.


On the Outer Banks Oceanfront

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Our Intensive Outpatient Program that is structured and comprehensive which supports our clients in their sobriety and recovery.

General Outpatient Program (GOP)

Once IOP is complete, we treat clients at a level that is the least restrictive in order to help clients maintain their recovery and sobriety.

Partial Hospitalization Program / Day Treatment

Day Treatment/ PHP is a treatment program, like residential drug rehab, for those who require a higher level of care or care addressing mental health tied to addiction.

CARF® Accreditation

CARF accreditation for addiction treatment in NC

Achieving CARF® accreditation requires a service provider to commit to quality improvement, focus on the unique needs of each person the provider serves, and monitor the results of services.

Changing Tides is accredited with CARF® for three (3) years as of July 2022.  We strive to continually improve services, encourage feedback, and serve the community.


Don’t go through the process of recovery alone. There are people who can help you with the struggle you’re facing. Get in touch with one today.


If you have coverage of any kind from a major insurance provider, your treatment is likely covered. We promise to keep your information confidential.


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