McLeod Addictive Disease Center

McLeod Addictive Disease Center


McLeod Addictive Disease Center – Hickory is a premier provider of drug and alcohol addiction treatment in North Carolina, with a rich history spanning 40 years. Our center, located in Hickory, is part of a network of facilities across the state, including Marion, Charlotte, Gastonia, and Statesville. With a commitment to delivering exceptional care, we offer a comprehensive range of treatment programs, including residential, outpatient, aftercare, and criminal justice programs, as well as medically monitored detoxification.

According to CiteHealth, our facility in Hickory provides methadone maintenance, medication-assisted detoxification, and outpatient care.


At McLeod Addictive Disease Center – Hickory, we provide the public with methadone maintenance programs. Our dosage hours are from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Additionally, we offer buprenorphine assessments from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., Monday through Thursday.

Our outpatient services cater to both adults and adolescents and are available in the mornings and evenings. Our programs provide flexible durations of 20, 40, or 90 hours, lasting from six to 12 weeks. Treatment includes individual counseling, gender-specific group counseling, and an introduction to 12-step principles. We also offer a substance abuse intensive outpatient (SAIOP) track and specialized programming for DWI offenders. Aftercare consists of group sessions for six to eight weeks.

At McLeod Addictive Disease Center, we also provide case management, DWI assessments, a 60-day drug screening/monitoring program, a 15-hour drug education course, a 10-hour program on soliciting prostitution, and a 12-hour cognitive behavioral intervention program focusing on anger management and conflict resolution skills.


Information regarding our treatment staff is not currently available on McLeod’s website. However, one of our alum, surveyed by, rated our facility five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.


According to alumni reviews on, McLeod in Hickory received mostly positive ratings, with scores of four and five out of five stars for connectivity, flexibility, and extracurricular options. The center’s cleanliness received a three-star rating. Another anonymous alum gave the center four stars for treatment effectiveness and described the staff as “very good.”

On Google, McLeod Addictive Disease Center in Hickory received an average rating of four out of five stars from 11 reviewers. The reviews were mostly positive, with alumni praising the facility for its quality and compassionate care. One alum, Thomas, wrote that the program let individuals find what’s best for them and could potentially change their life.


Reviews from four current and former employees on Indeed gave McLeod in Hickory an average rating of four out of five stars. The employees acknowledged that the environment and workload could be stressful but emphasized the benefits of working with other staff and clients. A program manager at the Hickory facility mentioned that there are caring individuals who make a significant difference in the lives of clients, and the job offers professional growth. They also noted that the stress could be overwhelming after many years in the field.


McLeod Addictive Disease Center – Hickory is in-network with Cigna, Aetna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, as well as accepting Medicaid. State funding may also be utilized for select treatment services. For detailed pricing information, we recommend contacting our center directly. As an example, the daily rate for methadone treatment is $12, and the 40-hour outpatient program costs $500.





McLeod Addictive Disease Center Reviews

  • Treatment Effectiveness
Very good staff