SUWS of the Carolinas

Old Fort, NC

About SUWS of the Carolinas

SUWS is treatment center catering to 10 to 17 years old youth battling behavioral and substance abuse problems. Our dedicated team of licensed doctor’s, therapists, nurses and recovery specialists ensure we treat your child’s disorder with professionalism and knowledge. We are located in North Carolina, at the base of the historic Blue Ridge mountains. We are conveniently located within an hour of Ashville, and 2 hours west of Charlotte.

SUWS has a state-of-the-art facility with a 2,000 feet elevation level to treat a myriad of disorders. Children can heal from depression, problematic emotional regulation, trauma, anger issues, and anxiety. We also assist out young patients with family and school problems, so they have the tools to succeed in life. Our facility offers our 14 to 17 aged patients 4 types of therapy to better personalize their treatment needs. These unique treatment program includes our:

  • Bravo and Luna Program, our addiction and mental program for 14 to 17-year-old boys (Bravo) and girls (Luna)
  • Phenix Outdoor, our wilderness-inspired treatment substance abuse program for 13 to 17-year olds
  • Approach Program, our wilderness-inspired treatment programs to heal emotional and mental conditions
  • Seasons Program, a treatment for 10-13 years old combining fun and creativity while healing mental/emotional conditions.

We treat the full spectrum of substance disorders including prescription drugs and synthetic marijuana. Behavioral and emotional conditions like Bipolar disorders, depression, hostility is a focus. We seek to heal co-occurring disorders in teens with clinical approaches. Our unique approach offers patients adventure with the focus on eliminating harmful behaviors. Children learn how to trust and connect to who they are at their best.


  • Addiction & Substance Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Adventure Therapies


  • Yoga
  • Lakeside
  • Gym
  • Day School Activities
  • Mountain View
  • Private Setting
  • Hiking Activities


  • Adventure Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Equine Therapy
  • Wilderness Therapy

Speak with a treatment specialist 24/7.


Take control of your life

Our treatment specialists offer 24/7 assistance.

  • Access to top treatment centers
  • Caring, supportive guidance
  • Financial assistance options

Call now:

(855) 826-4464


Have us call you:

(877) 746-0480

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    Calls to numbers on a specific treatment center will be routed to that treatment center. Other calls will be primarily routed to our partners at Niznik Behavioral Health.

    Niznik Behavioral Health
    Legacy Healing Center

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