Substance Abuse Program in North Carolina

Substance Abuse Treatment

Addiction Recovery is Always Possible.

Ritual Recovery offers more than just a treatment center; it provides a sanctuary for your recovery journey. Our commitment is to empower you to break free from the chains of addiction, rediscover your true self, and embrace a future filled with hope, health, and happiness. Explore our diverse treatment modalities, meet our dedicated team, and take the first step toward a life of sobriety and fulfillment. Your recovery story starts here.

Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment in North Carolina

Partial Hospitalization

Our PHP offers intensive, structured treatment during the day for individuals requiring a higher level of care and supervision. This program provides a supportive environment where participants can immerse themselves in therapy, counseling, and holistic healing practices. It serves as a cornerstone for building a strong foundation in recovery.

Intensive Outpatient

Balancing structured therapy with the flexibility to maintain daily routines, our IOP is ideal for individuals seeking comprehensive treatment without the constraints of a residential program. Participants engage in therapy sessions, skill-building exercises, and counseling, empowering them to navigate the challenges of sobriety in their daily lives.


Our outpatient program offers personalized counseling and therapy sessions, allowing individuals to manage their recovery while fulfilling their daily responsibilities. Whether it’s alcohol, opioids, stimulants, or other substances, our experienced team specializes in addressing a wide range of addictions. By focusing on evidence-based practices, we equip individuals with the tools and coping strategies needed to overcome substance abuse.

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What We Treat

Explore our specialty programs and unique offerings at our North Carolina addiction treatment center. We provide multiple options so our clients can experience treatment that leads to long-term, sustainable recovery.

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What Sets Us Apart?

Why Choose Our Substance Abuse Treatment in North Carolina?

Ritual Recovery offers a holistic approach to behavioral healthcare treatment. This approach recognizes that every individual is unique, and their path to recovery should be equally individualized. Here, treatment isn’t merely a one-size-fits-all solution, but a journey tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of each client.

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Ritual Recovery is more than just a treatment center; it's a supportive community. Within our nurturing environment, individuals find understanding peers who share similar experiences. This sense of belonging fosters camaraderie, encouragement, and motivation, creating a powerful foundation for sustained sobriety.
We believe in treating the whole person. Our holistic approach integrates traditional therapies with alternative healing practices, including mindfulness, yoga, and fitness activities. By nurturing physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, we foster comprehensive healing and equip individuals with the resilience to embrace sobriety.
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We Work With Most Major Insurance

We accept most commercial insurance plans that cover out-of-network benefits, typically PPO insurance plans to help cover many of the costs associated with treatment at Ritual Recovery. To find out your personal options for treatment, fill out our free online insurance verification form.

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The Deciding Factor:
Care Dedicated to Your Total Wellbeing

Individualized Care

Recognizing that each individual’s journey to recovery is unique, we provide personalized treatment plans. By understanding the nuances of each person’s addiction and underlying factors, we craft tailored interventions that resonate with their needs, ensuring a more impactful and enduring recovery process.

Aftercare Planning & Relapse Prevention

Our commitment to long-term recovery extends beyond the treatment period. Ritual Recovery provides robust aftercare support, including continued therapy, relapse prevention strategies, and guidance on rebuilding life after addiction. By offering ongoing assistance, we empower individuals to successfully navigate post-treatment life challenges.

When It's Time to Reach Out for Help

Signs of Addiction and Substance Abuse

Behavioral Signs & Symptoms

Physical Signs

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The Effects of Substance Abuse


Long-term and excessive alcohol use can cause a host of health issues, with the liver being primarily affected. Heavy drinking is frequently associated with cirrhosis, alcoholic hepatitis, and fatty liver, with cirrhosis frequently culminating in liver failure. Abuse of alcohol also causes blood pressure to rise, which increases the risk of heart failure and heart disease. Gastrointestinal problems, immune system weakness, and pancreatitis are compounding the physical toll.


Opioid abuse has a catastrophic effect on a person’s physical and mental health as well as their social relationships. Abuse of opioids can physically cause respiratory depression, which is characterized by a marked slowing down of breathing and frequently results in overdose deaths. Common side effects include nausea, constipation, and drowsiness; additionally, intravenous use raises the risk of infections, including Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS. Long-term opioid use can result in dependence, which can cause withdrawal symptoms when the drug is stopped, and tolerance, which means higher doses are required to get the same result. Opioid abuse has been linked to a widespread sense of apathy, anxiety, and depression on a mental and emotional level. Long-term opioid use can affect memory and cognitive abilities.


Physically, cocaine’s stimulant qualities raise blood pressure and heart rate, which raises the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular issues. While smoking crack cocaine damages the lungs and may result in respiratory problems, snorting cocaine damages the tissues of the nose. Prolonged usage can cause teeth grinding and bad oral hygiene, which can cause serious dental issues. Cocaine abusers are more prone to infections and illnesses because it frequently causes weight loss, malnutrition, and a weakened immune system.


Meth abuse significantly affects the central nervous system, leading to hyperthermia, elevated blood pressure, and an accelerated heartbeat. Long-term usage can lead to serious dental issues, commonly known as “meth mouth,” and skin sores from constant scratching. Long-term meth use damages the immune system, causes severe weight loss and malnutrition, and leaves users susceptible to infections.


Benzo abuse can have a number of negative effects on a person’s physical and mental health. Benzodiazepines cause extreme drowsiness and sedation, impairing coordination and alertness. Common side effects include respiratory depression, muscle weakness, and the emergence of tolerance and dependence. Excessive dosages may cause potentially fatal overdoses. 

Trying to stop using benzos can result in severe withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, insomnia, and seizures, so it’s imperative that people who are addicted to these drugs get professional assistance.

Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug abuse can physically cause damage to essential organs like the liver and kidneys, as well as respiratory, cardiac, and digestive disorders. Impaired nervous system function can result in numbness and weakness of the muscles. Cognitive functions can be seriously compromised, resulting in memory issues and poor focus. Mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, frequently accompany prescription drug abuse.

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Find Trusted Substance Abuse Treatment in North Carolina

At Ritual Recovery, we stand as a testament to the transformative power of recovery. We invite you to embrace a life free from the chains of substance abuse and discover the boundless possibilities that await you. Choose our drug and alcohol rehab in Asheville – where hope is rekindled, and sobriety becomes a vibrant reality. Contact us today and take the first step toward a future filled with promise and renewed vitality.