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The Healing Place of New Hanover County Celebrates Six Months

  As of today, The Healing Place of New Hanover County (THPNC) has served Greater Wilmington and its surrounding areas for six months. The long-term addiction recovery program began serving residents in February of 2023. Since opening, there have been more than 2,195 admissions to their residential recovery program, detox facility, and overnight shelter.  “Though […]


Join us for RECOVERY LIVE! Harmony in Healing June 10th 4-7PM

Harmony In Healing Benefit Concert Let’s celebrate healing, music, and community spirit at Recovery Live: Healing in Harmony! Get ready for a toe-tapping, heartwarming experience featuring live performances by Mike Teg, a sensational Hawaiian Band, and the phenomenal General Assembly. This event is pay what you can, so everyone can join in the fun. Indulge […]


THPNC opening early 2023

The Healing Place of New Hanover County will serve individuals 18 and up from Eastern NC (28 counties within Trillium’s catchment) who require emergency overnight shelter, detox, and recovery from alcohol and/or substance abuse. The facility will serve 200 clients: 100 males and 100 females, in a long-term (6-9 month) residential recovery model. All services […]


A Bed in Detox

By: Immanuel Guest, Donor Relations Specialist

On June 29, 2018, I woke up in a bed in detox at The Healing Place. Having arrived in a blackout state, I struggled to piece together the events of the previous day. There was a vague recollection of a friend searching my apartment for clean clothes. I also remember clutching a bottle of vodka […]


Planting Seeds of Hope

By: Courtney Weisshaupt, Detox Manager

Every day, men and women are coming through the doors of The Healing Place looking for one thing, hope. Hope that things in life will get better. Hope that it is possible to stop using drugs or alcohol. Hope that someone will help them. The hope about each of these things, and so much more, […]


The Spirit of The Healing Place

By: Jay Davidson, Executive Chairman

As I look to the what’s ahead for The Healing Place this new year, I must reflect on this past year. 2021 was filled with challenges at every turn. Like everyone in our community, we continued to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it was a long and difficult year, the Spirit of The […]


Navigating the Holidays

By: Karyn Hascal, President

This is such a special season of the year for many people – a time to get together with family and friends, a time of sharing, caring, and celebrating. Many families and friendships are deeply rooted in tradition and ritual. And some of those traditions go back generations in families. While this may be a […]


Paying It Forward

By: Keenan Long, Major Gift Officer

I came to The Healing Place in 2015 because I had nowhere else to turn. I was using drugs and had basically lost everything I had. I had no money, no home, and no friends left. When I walked through the doors of The Healing Place Women’s Campus, they didn’t ask many questions. All they […]


I Am a Veteran. I’m Also an Alcoholic.

By: David Scobey, Veterans Grant Manager

My name is David and I am a veteran. I am also an alcoholic. I don’t know exactly when I became an alcoholic, but I have always looked for a way to feel different. From alcohol and marijuana to painkillers and methamphetamines, I spent the better part of 25 years numbing myself in some form […]


Freer Than I Have Ever Been

By: Brittany Harris, Alumni

My life began again on August 10th, 2016. There are no words for how lucky I am to be given such a meaningful day, and to be chosen to continue a life I was sure would end early. I thought I had discovered magic the first time I ever drank alcohol. It quickly took away […]