WakeBrook Recovery Center, Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
107 Sunnybrook Rd
Raleigh, NC, 27610

Overview of WakeBrook Recovery Center

WakeBrook Recovery Center is a treatment center for people who are dealing with substance abuse and mental health disorders. This behavioral health facility is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, which provides treatment to young adults of Wake County region.
WakeBrook Recovery Center is a unit of UNC Health Care (United North Carolina Hospital). The main campus of WakeBrook comprises two buildings. The building 107 houses various units such as ADU (Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Unit), FBC (Facility Based Crisis Unit), PCO (Primary Care Offices), and CAS (Crisis and Assessment Services Unit). The new building, Building 111 comprises IPU (In-Patient Unit).
Here, treatment for substance use, development disability, and mental illness is provided every 24/7 to anyone regardless of gender, race, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or ability to remunerate. This facility provides chronic, acute, and other preventive health services to adults and adolescents by incorporating family and other loved ones in the program. WakeBrook Recovery Center believes that the treatment should be family, patient, and evidence-based oriented.

Accommodation and Food

WakeBrook Recovery Center basically offers a short-term treatment to its clients above or of 18 years of age in a warm and tranquil environment so as to reduce clients’ stress. The physical comfort of patients is given the utmost importance. At a time, only 28 residents can be accommodated in its residential unit, which is away from the central station. Each private room is shared by two clients.
There are well-furnished common areas where clients can be entertained through TV or books. Its green and natural surroundings help to minimize the clinical atmosphere. A dedicated team of professionals offers individualized care to patients so that they can extend a new plan and coping skills to leave the recovery center without more ado.
When it comes to food, clients get nutritious and healthy meals through the hospital. Unfortunately, dietary restrictions due to allergies or other reasons cannot be accommodated here.

Treatment Options at WakeBrook Recovery Center

WakeBrook Recovery Center offers a lot of treatment options for substance use disorder. Some of the treatment options available at this facility include the following:

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Detoxification
  • Alcohol Use Disorder Counseling
  • Drug Use Disorder Support Groups
  • Inpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Substance Use Disorder Day Treatment
  • Transitional Residential Substance Use Disorder Services
  • Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Alcohol Use Related Recovery
  • Relapse Prevention
  • DUI Offender Program

Therapy Choices at WakeBrook Recovery Center

WakeBrook Recovery Center provides a world-class treatment to its clients with the help of various therapies. The therapy choices provided at this facility are listed as follows:

  • Mental Health Evaluation
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family and Group Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Peer Counseling
  • Multisystemic Therapy
  • Youth Enrichment Programs
  • Camps

Payment Options and Insurances

At WakeBrook Recovery Center, clients can make payments for the treatment through self-pay or various state-owned or private insurance plans. This facility is covered by most insurance providers, which include the following:

  • Medicaid
  • State-financed Insurances
  • Medicare
  • Military Insurances like VA and TRICARE
  • Private Health Insurances


WakeBrook Recovery Center is affiliated with UNC Health Care.

WakeBrook Recovery Center’s Amenities

WakeBrook Recovery Center provides its clients with a medically monitored and safe treatment along with crisis services in a safe and comfortable setting. This facility tries to provide treatment to people who cannot afford to pay for the treatment long with those who are insured through any plan.
WakeBrook Recovery Center offers its services exclusively to residents of Wake County on a sliding pay scale. Here, clients who are pregnant, IV drug users, or HIV positive are given preference and hence, accepted to the facility in a shorter period of waiting time. On the other hand, patients dealing with mental health issues, co-occurring disorder, substance abuse, or a developmental disability receive immediate psychiatric and medical care.

About WakeBrook Recovery Center’s Staff

WakeBrook Recovery Center’s staff includes licensed psychiatrists, registered nurses, professional psychologists, social workers, licensed therapists, advanced doctors, and addiction specialists. Some of the notable figures are listed below:

Gary L. Park

Gary L. Park is the President of UNC Hospitals from March 2004. He is also responsible for various affiliated hospitals of UNC Health Care. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from West Virginia. He was also the President of Wesley Long Community Hospital till September 1997.

Chris Ellington
President at UNC Health Care Network Hospitals

Chris Ellington is the executive vice president of UNC Hospitals at Chapel Hill. He is also the president of UNC Health Care Hospitals. He has been named a CFO by various Business Leaders magazines and Triangle Business Journal.
He joined the team of UNC Hospitals in 2013. Before that, he served as vice president and chief financial officer at Appalachian Regional Healthcare. He even worked in various healthcare systems at similar positions in Texas, West Virginia, and Kentucky. He even serves as the Board of Directors at NCHA (North Carolina Hospital Association. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Clemson University and an MBA degree from the University of Phoenix.

Joseph Balla
Psychiatrist/General Psychiatrist

Joseph Balla is General Psychiatrist at WakeBrook Recovery Center. He is affiliated with UNC Hospitals. Dr. Balla is one of the 55 doctors of UNC Hospitals in the Department of Psychiatry. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. He has been practicing in this field from the past 20 years. He deals with patients who suffer from mental illness like depression, substance abuse, anxiety, or schizophrenia.

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