Duke Health Addictions Program

Duke Health Addictions Program


The Duke Health Addictions Program, located in Durham, N.C., is a comprehensive outpatient psychiatric center that is affiliated with the Duke Hospital system. The program specializes in providing treatment for individuals who have substance abuse issues and co-occurring mental health disorders.


Prior to treatment, patients at Duke Health Addictions Program undergo a thorough medical and psychological assessment in order for the staff to establish treatment goals and develop a targeted treatment plan. This program is one among the 381 outpatient facilities in North Carolina, which accounts for 72 percent of such facilities in the state.

Duke Health Addictions Program offers a variety of treatment modalities, including individual, couples, and group therapy, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy. In addition, social workers and recreational therapists are available at the Duke University Hospital Williams Inpatient Psychiatric Unit and Duke Regional Hospital. For clients in need of more intensive treatment, Duke Health Addictions Program also provides referral services.


The staff at Duke Health Addictions Program are licensed therapists who possess extensive training in psychotherapy and specialize in the treatment of addiction and substance abuse disorders.


Although limited information is available about the amenities offered by the Addictions Program, it is worth noting that Duke Hospital has been highly rated as one of the top hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.


One alumnus has submitted a review to Best-rehabs.com. The review was largely positive, with the alumnus expressing high satisfaction with the effectiveness of the treatment and highlighting the lasting impact of the skills learned during their time at Duke Health Addictions Program. The alumnus also praised the staff and accommodations. In contrast, two reviewers on Google left highly negative one-star reviews, with one reviewer stating, “Literally would give 0 stars if possible.”


Duke Health Addictions Program accepts most major forms of insurance.

[1] Google Reviews

Services provided by Duke Health Addictions Program

Service Setting

  • Outpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient
  • Type of Care

  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Treatment Approaches

  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Contingency Managementmotivational Incentives
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Trauma-related Counseling
  • 12-step Facilitation
  • License/Certification/Accreditation

  • State Mental Health Department
  • Hospital Licensing Authority
  • The Joint Commission
  • Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted

  • Medicaid
  • Genders Accepted

  • Male
  • Female
  • Duke Health Addictions Program Reviews

    • Treatment Effectiveness
    • Accommodations & Amenities
    Very positive experience.Great staff.