Beachfront Alcohol & Drug addiction treatment in North Carolina

Healing & Recovery is our mission


Changing Tides does not accept Medicare or Medicaid
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Kitty Hawk’s #1 Outpatient, Day Treatment & Sober Living

Ready to overcome addiction?

back view of a silhouette of a woman looking forward at sunset on the beach when enrolled with substance abuse treatment at Changing Tides

When looking for NC alcohol rehab centers or drug treatment centers in NC, Changing Tides is the facility for you! As one of the best rehab centers in NC, we are focused on recovery solutions for substance abuse and overall mental health.

We are just 30 feet from the picturesque Kitty Hawk beach, giving clients private access to their own serene stretch of sand while recovering. Water lovers benefit from 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 rehab in North Carolina will work tirelessly to ensure you get on the road to recovery.

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 their favorite shows or facetime with their 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 on the Outer Banks. We are rated one of the best heroin addiction treatment centers in North Carolina.

With an array of programs (Day Treatment/Partial Hospitalization Program, Outpatient Programs & Sober Living), our North Carolina rehab provides 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 rehab at the beach in The Outer Banks is a remedy to tackle the underlying issues surrounding your addiction and to treat the addiction.

And the great part about your road to recovery with Changing Tides is that insurance coverage is available for drug and alcohol abuse and mental health treatment.

On-site services include individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and educational therapies. Group therapy is essential 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 living in Virginia Beach, Delaware & South Carolina and neighbors across North Carolina, like Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Wilmington, Norfolk and Greenville.

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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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