The chance for a new life

A Road to Recovery


UNC Horizons is a substance abuse treatment program for pregnant and/or parenting women and their children, including those whose lives have been touched by abuse and violence. We are a program of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Confidential  |  Recovery oriented | Women only
Nurturing |  Nationally-recognized | Safe
Mother/child focused | NAA/AA informed | Comprehensive 


  • Expanding Our Services to improve care for more women and children in our area while also providing a world class model in women’s treatment which can be replicated across the state, the USA and the globe.
  • Conducting Cutting Edge Research focused on developing and implementing evidence-based approaches to women-centered treatment.
  • Training the next generation of providers from the USA and international locations in state-of-the-science approaches to treatment and encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration across UNC.

With your help we can achieve our goals and continue to grow in order to serve more women and children touched by addiction. Please  contact us at 800-862-4050 for more information and to find out how you can help.


For Women:

  • A comprehensive recovery and relapse-prevention program for substance abuse
  • A range of treatment options including residential and outpatient services
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Medication assisted treatment for opioid dependent pregnant and non-pregnant women
  • OB-GYN and psychiatry services
  • Assistance with finding employment, creating a budget and managing finances
  • Help with creating healthy relationships and healing from abuse and violence

For Children:

  • Evaluation, treatment and referral to early intervention services
  • On-site child care

For Women and Children:

  • Family therapy
  • Trauma-recovery programming
  • Attachment-based parenting education and guidance
  • Individualized case management
  • Transportation to and from treatment services