Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Carolina House Eating Disorder Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Carolina House Eating Disorder Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Eating Disorder Rehab & Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment Center Serving North Carolina & South Carolina

For over 10 years, Carolina House Eating Disorder Treatment Center has helped change the lives of individuals struggling with eating disorders and co-occurring disorders. Proudly serving North Carolina and South Carolina, Carolina House is the premier provider of eating disorder treatment for people of all genders age 17 and older.

Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment

Learn more about co-occurring disorder treatment at Carolina House Eating Disorder Treatment Center in North Carolina

At Carolina House, located in North Carolina, and also serving South Carolina and surrounding states, clients often come to us at our treatment and rehab center struggling with both eating disorders and additional mental health disorders that are known as co-occurring disorders. We understand the added pain and complexity that can come with co-occurring disorders and we have developed specialized treatment and rehab programs at our center for eating disorders and co-occurring disorders designed to help clients find relief from their symptoms. We aim to provide the best possible care for our clients, and we employ holistic interventions that treat the entire person, not just a set of symptoms. We are committed to giving our clients the best possible chance for recovery, and so we have integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders throughout our programming at all levels of care at our rehab and treatment center for eating disorders and co-occurring disorders.

Individuals may not always realize they are struggling with co-occurring disorders. Depression or anxiety, for example, may weave itself so tightly into a person’s daily life that they are not even aware of its presence. Although people may be aware that they are struggling with eating disorders, they may not know that the numbness, shame, or guilt of depression that can drive them to food for comfort are symptoms of a depressive disorder. Perhaps they feel the safe and calming anxiety relief that comes from eating but do not recognize their symptoms as an anxiety disorder. Regardless of the origin of the co-occurring disorder, fighting against both an eating disorder and a co-occurring disorder can be a painful and frustrating experience. Thankfully, relief from these disorders can be found at professional treatment and rehab centers specializing in eating disorders and co-occurring conditions.

Some people battle multiple mental health diagnoses at the same time. Some common co-occurring disorders among clients who enter treatment and rehab at Carolina House include:

  • Depressive disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Substance use disorders
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Trauma-related concerns

Why Consider Treatment

Why consider treatment for co-occurring disorders at Carolina House Eating Disorder Treatment Center in North Carolina

Every one of our clients works with their treatment team while receiving rehab for eating disorders and co-occurring disorders at our center to develop a thorough and comprehensive treatment and rehab plan that is individualized to meet their needs. We work closely with our clients to fully assess their symptoms and create a plan while they access treatment and rehab at our center to help them live lives that are full of potential and free of unhealthy eating habits.

There is no need to battle alone. If you or someone you know is fighting a two-front war against both an eating disorder and a co-occurring mental health condition, know that there is help available to you. For more information about Carolina House, located in North Carolina, and also serving South Carolina and surrounding states, and our programs for those with co-occurring mental health disorders, contact us at any time. Today can be the day you take your first step towards long-term recovery.

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Carolina house was a life-changing experience. My daughter struggled for a long time, but her inner strength that grew during her time at Carolina House has shaped her into the strong, young woman she is today.

– parent of a former resident