Clinically Luxurious
Addiction Treatment.

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Addiction Rehab for the 21st Century.

We believe in individualized drug addiction care. Our comprehensive treatment model treats the entire person as well as the disease of addiction. No matter what addiction you suffer from, we help you achieve success through our unique approach.

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Our Locations

Two Dreams Outer Banks - Addiction Treatment Rehab in North Carolina

Two Dreams Outer Banks

Luxury Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Our adult luxury residential rehab center located in the recuperative setting of the Outer Banks, North Carolina.

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Two Dreams Chicago - Addiction Treatment near Chicago

Two Dreams Chicago

Outpatient Treatment and Psychiatric Services

Our adult and adolescent outpatient rehab center near the heart of downtown Chicago.

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Two Dreams New Orleans - Addiction Treatment in New Orleans

Two Dreams New Orleans

Outpatient Treatment and Psychiatric Services

Our adult outpatient rehab center in the historical Garden District of New Orleans, Louisana.

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Our Services

and Inpatient Rehab

For clients who want or need to be out of their home environment in order to focus on changing addictive behaviors and developing a holistically healthy lifestyle.

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and Aftercare

Personalized, flexible drug and alcohol rehab that is comprised of 1-2 sessions a week, for 1-3 hours per session.

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Suboxone (a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone) can deliver relief from opioid cravings and facilitate addiction recovery.

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Outpatient (IOP)

Process-based, addiction treatment therapy three days a week. Patients typically spend 9-15 hours per week in the program.

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In order to best assist our clients, we have incorporated optional home visits into our comprehensive assessment process.

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Our Board Certified Psychiatrists are all regarded as top doctors, with decades of experience in the field of drug and alcohol psychiatric treatment.

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Assessments - DUI

The team conducts individual and group evaluations in order to provide a holistic understanding of the client, their unique needs, and events that necessitated the assessment.

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We specialize in treating secondary disorders such as trauma, depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, and co-dependency.

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Rehab that Works.

We provide comprehensive recovery solutions for individuals and families dealing with a wide range of addictions. Our drug rehab program is specifically designed to give clients the tools they need for a long-lasting recovery.

We'll work with your insurance.

We are able to access most out-of-network insurances. Our experienced staff we will work with your insurance company to ensure maximum coverage and reimbursement. Contact us today for more information and a complimentary benefit check or to inquire regarding the cost of our programs.

Accredited provider of the highest quality treatment.

CARF Gold Seal of Accreditation

When considering an alcohol or drug addiction treatment rehab provider, where do you look to determine which providers may offer the highest quality services? The answer is CARF International - an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services providers.

CARF accreditation is a public seal of trust and commitment to quality based on internationally accepted standards. Achieving this accreditation demonstrates Two Dreams' commitment to exceptional, personalized care. An organization receiving the highest level of CARF accreditation has undergone a detailed peer review process and has demonstrated to a team of surveyors, during an on-site visit, its commitment to providing programs and services of the highest quality. For more information on CARF, visit

Meet a few of our experts

We are a professional, inter-disciplinary treatment team that is passionate about providing individualized care to those in need of treatment for substance abuse and co-occuring disorders.

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Andrea G. Barthwell, MD, FASAM

Director and Founder

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David Barthwell, MD


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Brett Dunning

Clinical Director

Frequently Asked Questions

Someone you know may need help if:

  • The substances are controlling them, and they are not controlling the substances.
  • They are experiencing negative consequences as a result of their use.

If you are questioning someone you know or love has a problem, our trained staff is here to help. Please call us right away.

You may need help if:

  • The substances are controlling you, and you are not controlling the substance.
  • When it is no longer fun, and you are paying with negative consequences.

If you are questioning if you have a problem, our trained staff is here to help. Please call us right away.

Two Dreams does not provide detox services, but our trained admissions staff will work with one of our detox resources to assist in helping our clients receive detoxification treatment prior to their admission at Two Dreams.

The average length of stay is 90 days. Treatment is contracted in 28 day terms.

Yes, Two Dreams treats adults, men and women, from age 18 and up.

As a private pay rehab facility for alcohol and drug addiction we are able to access most out-of-network insurances. Our experienced staff we will work with your insurance company to ensure maximum coverage and reimbursement. For more information and a complimentary benefit check or to inquire regarding the cost of our programs, please contact our Admissions Department.

Two Dreams guarantees the highest level of exceptional addiction treatment care available to all of our clients. Our individualized approach ensures that each person's needs are met and we strive to help make treatment affordable. Our treatment terms are 28 days each and there is a cash price discount available as well as treatment awards that are based on a case by case needs assessment and bed availability.

As a private pay facility for alcohol and drug addiction rehab we are not in-network with any insurance providers. However, our experienced staff we will work with your insurance company to ensure maximum coverage and reimbursement. For more information and a complimentary benefit check or to inquire regarding the cost of our programs, please contact our Admissions Department.

At Two Dreams, we understand that the cost of treatment can be a financial burden on families and we do offer treatment awards to those who qualify. Although we cannot guarantee awards to all who inquire, we are happy to review your individual needs and assess how we can help.

Two Dreams is licensed for partial hospitalization, day treatment, and we are accredited by CARF-the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Yes, psychiatric services are available case by case depending, on clients' needs.

Any information disclosed must be done with the written consent of the client prior to discussing any information following all requirements according to HIPAA and CFR 42 guidelines.

Two Dreams understands that luxury, comfort, and individualized care are all important factors when choosing the right treatment center for your specific needs. Our residential treatment facility, located on the soothing shores of the Outer Banks, believes that providing individualized attention and care to our clients is the most important priority when providing the best in treatment. With 10 primary beds and a 2:1 staff to client ratio, we know our facility will be able to provide the best care for your unique needs.

Two Dreams is different from most "big box" treatment centers in the sense that we know that each individual to enter treatment is special and deserves customized guidance to fit their particular needs. Limiting admissions to our primary care program in the Outer Banks is important, because it allows for more individualized attention and support from our staff. Our client to staff ratio and individualized care really sets us apart from other programs and helps us provide the kind of attention and care that we believe everyone needs and deserves in treatment.

Electronics such as IPAD's, IPOD's, Computer laptops, cameras, DVD's, CD Players, etc. are not permitted at Two Dreams. You may bring your cell phone, but will not be able to carry it with you throughout the day. Your therapist may allow phone privileges for checking voice mail messages, or obtaining contact information if needed for treatment purposes. Two Dreams does have landline phones that clients are able to access with permission should they wish to call a family member, or have business related matters to attend to.

Two Dreams is able to modify the daily menu individually to assist with clients' special dietary needs.

Yoga, exercise facilities, therapeutic beach walks along the Atlantic Ocean, sunrise meditations, workout facilities, private bedroom and bathroom, and high client to staff ratio.

With written consent from the client, Two Dreams will provide weekly phone and written updates to family members on the client's progress.

Call us at (708) 613-4750

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Why and How We Live Rhythmically at Two Dreams

The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken

- Samuel Johnson

Every living organism has a natural rhythm. These rhythms are disrupted by illness, particularly drug and alcohol use. A drug can create false sleep. A drug can stimulate alertness. A drug can suppress appetite. Another can stimulate appetite.

The science behind living rhythmically, strategies that promote and restore natural rhythms, and the role of sleep, nutrition, meditation, and exercise in the 21st century approach to healing oneself in recovery are all important aspects of your journey at Two Dreams.

At Two Dreams the concept of living in the NOW (No Other Way) is central to living a life in recovery. Similarly, mindfulness is a state of active, open, non-judgmental attention on the present. Many treatment programs and practitioners are employing mindfulness in the care and management of patients with mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders- diseases and symptoms which tend to cluster together.

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