Our goal at Changing Tides is to provide hope and coping skills for those struggling with the complexities of life. Our desire is to aid individuals in making the CHANGE necessary to restore their lives. Beneath the suffering is the ability for each person to experience serenity. We are committed to helping our clients achieve that experience through individual, group, and family therapy, psychoeducation, peer support, and an emphasis on structure. We hope to help clients establish healthier habits and continued growth in all areas of their lives. Here at Changing Tides we wholeheartedly believe that CHANGE IS POSSIBLE!
ABOUT CHANGING TIDES
Located in Kitty Hawk, N.C., Changing Tides is a treatment center that offers intensive outpatient programs, outpatient programs, and sober living environments to individuals struggling with addiction. The center doesn’t offer detox and client must be 18 to enter treatment. It is.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to Changing Tides’ website, treatment typically begins with a screening and assessment. Clients must be at least 18 years old, submit a background check, enter willingly, and be detoxed to enter treatment.
Therapy is the main focus of the treatment program, and the center offers individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy, educational therapies, and experiential therapy.
Group therapy is an essential component to recovery, and includes sharing information and experiences with others, learning how to avoid engaging in relapse behaviors, and learning healthy behaviors. Group therapy is also designed to reduce stress, guilt, and pain while boosting confidence and self-esteem.
During individual therapy, clients discuss goals and create individualized treatment plans with therapists. Family therapy is also available and family is allowed to attend workshops along with therapy sessions. Psycho-educational therapy is designed to help clients and their loved ones learn more about addiction, its symptoms, and how to treat it.
Experiential therapy involves actions, movements, and activities. Some examples include recreational, expressive art, music, wilderness, adventure, and psychodrama therapy. Along with therapy, clients learn life skills and are monitored through random drug screenings.
Changing Tides’ website indicates the treatment team includes therapists and nurses. The five individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com to date provided mostly positive opinions of the staff.
Staff’s level of experience: 4.6/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Changing Tides’ website notes private rooms, shared rooms, and family suites are available. Also, the center is pet friendly. The five individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave high ratings for the accommodations.
Accommodations and amenities: 4.8/5
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The two alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave positive feedback, and gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, family participation, and staff availability. However, the alumni rated the center’s holistic offerings the worst with four and three stars.
“Great save living environment to get sober, continue your recovery and live in a sober community,” an alum wrote in a representative review.
To date, the two people to leave Google Reviews for Changing Tides gave mixed feedback. One reviewer gave five out of five stars and noted they appreciate their honest approach to their programs. The other individual gave one star, but provided no commentary.
WHAT STAFF SAY
To date, the three staffers polled by Best-rehabs.com provided positive opinions of Changing Tides. They all gave five or four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, professionalism, counseling options, and exercise and leisure activities.
“Staff is approachable, professional, and personally interested in the success and growth of each client,” a staffer wrote in a positive representative review.
According to Changing Tides’ website, itof all treatment facilities in North Carolina accept. Services are offered on a sliding scale for individuals who can’t afford treatment. The five people polled by Best-rehabs.com gave positive opinions about the cost of treatment.
Worth the cost: 4.8/5