Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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

Treatment Modalities

Carolina House proudly serves people of all genders age 17 and older in North Carolina and South Carolina who are struggling with eating disorders and other co-occurring concerns.

Treatment Modalities

At Carolina House, we recognize that in order to effectively treat eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder, we must provide truly all-encompassing care that addresses the many facets of these mental disorders. Unlike other mental health conditions, eating disorders have the ability to profoundly impact a person’s physical health to such a degree that his or her life can be at stake. Because of this fact, Carolina House is proud to offer multiple treatment modalities to caring for those battling eating disorders.

When a person comes to our center for care, his or her treatment needs are thoroughly assessed to determine the most appropriate course or courses of action to help that individual truly recover from his or her condition. Our staff of highly trained professionals is able to identify not only what type of eating disorder a person is suffering from, but also any existing co-occurring mental illnesses, substance abuse problems, and other emotional strife that may have contributed to the development of the eating disorder. We then put forth every effort to ensure that all treatment needs are met during the client’s time with us.

Our treatment modalities are multidimensional and incorporates a variety of interventions aimed at treating the whole person. We believe that when an individual’s mind, body, and spirit are factored into the processes of healing and recovery, long-term wellness is the result.

In addition to receiving top-notch medical care, medication management services, individual therapy sessions, and the ongoing invaluable support from our dedicated staff, our clients also benefit from several unique treatment methods that can set the stage for brighter, healthier, and happier futures. Proven to help countless individuals break free from the grips of eating disorders, the following are part of the unique treatment experience offered at Carolina House:

Family Program

Understanding that our client’s primary support networks are fundamental parts of our their recovery processes, we are pleased to offer daily family therapy and bimonthly family training and support. Learn More.

DBT Program

As the basis of programming at Carolina House, DBT, or dialectical behavior therapy, is woven into the various interventions we offer. This program highlights core mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance, and our staff members are trained and well-versed in this effective therapeutic approach. Learn More.

Nutrition Program

At Carolina House, we want to enhance each client’s quality of life and improve his or her relationship with food. Our nutrition program teaches proper nutrition, the benefits of good nutrition, and mindful eating practices. Learn More.

Yoga and Mindfulness

In order to help clients experience a healthy mind-body connection, we incorporate both yoga and mindfulness into programming. Mindfulness techniques are reinforced during yoga, and allow those who heal with us to ultimately gain a greater sense of self-awareness. Learn More.

Art Program

In addition to offering clients the opportunity to express themselves creatively, our art program serves as a great medium for healing. With the support of staff, those entrusted to our care can work through emotional turmoil in a manner than is both healthy and imaginative. Learn More.

Interpersonal Process Groups

Designed to provide clients with a forum to openly discuss their feelings, offer support to one another, and receive guidance from our staff, Carolina House’s interpersonal process groups permit each client to benefit from and contribute to the betterment of themselves and others in a setting that is supportive and promotes learning. Learn More.

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Treatment Modalities

While I was stuck in my eating disorder, I felt lost and insecure. Carolina House helped me regain control of my life and I couldn’t be happier!

– a former resident
Marks of Quality Care
Why does this matter?
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • International Association Of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)
  • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)