McLeod Addictive Disease Center

McLeod Addictive Disease Center


Over the past four decades, McLeod Addictive Disease Center has grown significantly to become one of the largest providers of treatment to individuals struggling with substance abuse issues in North Carolina. The center operates facilities in Gastonia, Hickory, Charlotte, Statesville, and other locations. Currently, it offers a comprehensive range of care, including residential, outpatient, aftercare, and criminal justice programs, as well as medically monitored detoxification.

According to CiteHealth, the Marion facility offers methadone maintenance programs and outpatient care.


The Marion facility offers methadone maintenance programs to the public. Dosage hours are from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. on weekends.

The facility provides outpatient services for adults in the mornings and evenings, with programs available in three different lengths: 20, 40, or 90 hours. Treatment includes individual counseling, gender-specific group counseling, and an introduction to 12-step principles. There is also an intensive outpatient track and specialized programming for DWI offenders.

Aftercare consists of six to eight weeks of group sessions.

In addition, McLeod Addictive Disease Center offers case management, DWI assessments, a 60-day drug screening/monitoring program, a five-week drug education course, a 10-hour program on soliciting prostitution, and a 12-hour behavioral intervention program focusing on anger management and conflict resolution skills.


There is currently no information available regarding the treatment staff on the facility’s website or other sources. A single alum surveyed by rated the staff’s level of training and experience as three out of five stars.


At the time of writing, the sole alum surveyed by provided mixed feedback. The alum, S.P., rated the facility five out of five stars for accommodations and four out of five stars for overall treatment effectiveness. However, they did not provide ratings for several categories, such as meals and nutrition and connectivity.

When asked about the facility’s strengths, SP wrote “Has helped with my active addiction.” The alum also gave high ratings for the facility’s cleanliness and the staff’s level of training and experience.

When asked about its weaknesses, SP wrote “Prices and insurance changes have made it difficult to continue and afford treatment.”


McLeod Addictive Disease Center is in-network with Cigna, Aetna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, as well as Medicaid. State funding may also be utilized for select treatment services. The center provides a comprehensive price list of its services online, but recommends that prospective clients call for more information. For instance, the daily rate for methadone treatment is $12, and the 40-hour outpatient program costs $500.

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Has helped with my active addiction. Prices and insurance changes has made it difficult to continue and afford treatment. I have been in the lrog f am for 5 years. I'm able to work and function somewhat normally. Hoping the insurance problems are straightened out soon.