Anuvia promotes wellness in our community by providing compassionate treatment and prevention services of the highest quality to impact the disease of addiction.

Main Campus: 100 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 28211

Adolescent Center: 5855 Executive Center Drive, Suite 104, Charlotte, NC 28212

As a strategic partner in Mecklenburg County’s judicial system, Anuvia is an experienced provider of substance abuse assessments, ADETS, short-term programs and multiple levels of clinical treatment.

Please consider us your point of contact if you or someone you know is involved in:

•    DWI charges
•    Underage alcohol consumption
•    Simple possession of alcohol or drugs
•    Possession of drug paraphernalia
•    Any other drug or alcohol related misdemeanors

When you need an assessment for alcohol or drug use:

There are several good reasons why you might choose to get an assessment at Anuvia.  No appointments are necessary.  You can come Monday through Thursday 8AM-4:30PM, Fridays 8AM-1:30PM on a first come first served basis. The assessment costs $100. All Services are offered in Spanish. Anuvia is aggressive in reducing or eliminating potential barriers to care.

Our staff has a reputation for being compassionate, caring, experienced, and knowledgeable, and we offer an array of substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment services. We look forward to helping you through a difficult process with exceptional services while reducing your stress and anxiety as you navigate the court system.

If we can assist you in any way, please call 704-927-8840 or if you are at the courthouse, stop by and speak to our representative in the Post Judgment Services Center – room 4000, at the Mecklenburg County Criminal Courts Building.

About Anuvia

Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center is a nonprofit serving Charlotte and Mecklenburg County with alcohol and drug education, prevention, assessment and treatment services. The agency is more than 50 years old and has been known as The Chemical Dependency Center, The Randolph Clinic and the Charlotte Council on Alcoholism. Roughly 20,000 people are impacted by Anuvia's services each year, from children and teens to parents and educators to people with court-related problems and people who have an alcohol or drug dependency.

Substance abuse services include a wide array of evidence-based prevention and awareness programs designed for targeted populations, DWI and court services, programs for Spanish-speaking individuals, 20- and 40-hour outpatient treatment programs, intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) for adolescents and adults and a dual-diagnosis treatment program (SACOT). Assessments of drug and alcohol use are provided at multiple locations in the Charlotte area and are used to determine the appropriate level of care for people diagnosed with a substance use disorder.

Anuvia enjoys an active Alumni Association that plans alcohol-free and drug-free activities and events, and the agency is home to a number of 12-step groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, that meet throughout the week. Anuvia is committed to providing the resources and tools needed for people to avoid alcohol and drug abuse and maintain long-term abstinence and recovery.

Anuvia is accredited by CARF, a member of the National Council on Alcoholism and an approved provider for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, Medicaid and most insurance companies. Prevention specialists and treatment counselors at Anuvia are highly trained and credentialed.

The Adolescent Center serves youths 12 to 17 years of age who are interested in or need an alcohol and drug use assessment or treatment. Family services are also provided. Please call (704) 376-7447 to get office hours or find out more information.

Thanks to the Mecklenburg County ABC Board

Services provided at a reduced cost to individuals with limited resources and who often lack access to quality care are made possible by the strong commitment of and generous funding from the Mecklenburg County ABC Board, which was instrumental in founding the agency in 1958. Anuvia is also a grateful recipient of donations from individuals, corporations and private foundations. To learn more about how the Mecklenburg County ABC Board is serving our community, click here.



After being arrested for possession of heroin, I found myself in Mecklenburg County’s drug court. I started treatment several months after that, and I was eager to learn how and why I became addicted to heroin.

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