Charlotte, NC – Wellpath Community Care Center joins with Mecklenburg community leaders to celebrate the opening of their new Charlotte, NC addiction treatment location with a grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, August 17th at 2:30pm. The event will feature keynote speakers Sheriff McFadden, Councilman Malcolm Graham, Pastor Michael Landrum, and Michael Hooper the Regional Outreach Director at SMART Recovery. The new Wellpath Community Care Center is located at 2422 West Sugar Creek Road and is an easily accessible, innovative outpatient substance abuse treatment center dedicated to serving the members of the Mecklenburg community. This is Wellpath’s second Community Care Center in North Carolina. For a list of all locations please visit

Wellpath’s Charlotte Community Care Center offers evidence-based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient treatment programs for individuals struggling with opioids or other substances including alcohol, tobacco, methamphetamines, Fentanyl, cocaine, and other substances, all under one roof. Outpatient services are tailored to each patient’s unique circumstances, combining medication, counseling, and lifestyle modification to create positive patient outcomes when treating chronic addiction and substance use disorders. Wellpath offers same-day admission and walk-in appointments. Tele-health services are also available.

“We are excited to bring our expertise to the Mecklenburg Community and expand local treatment options for medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorders,” said Joan Erwin, SVP of Operations for Wellpath Community Care Centers. “Wellpath is devoted to combatting the opioid crisis, along with other substance use disorders and to providing the highest level of care for our patients and helping heal the communities that are impacted by this epidemic.”

Every day across the country, Wellpath Community Care Center clinicians are making a difference in the addiction epidemic facing our nation and challenging so many of our communities. Wellpath’s top priority is to promote the health of the Mecklenburg community and individuals who may be faced with addictive disorders, including opioids. “We are honored to serve alongside and support the efforts of Sheriff McFadden, Councilman Graham, and Pastor Landrum to promote recovery, and will do our part to contribute to the community’s healing.” said Erwin


WHO:            Wellpath and community leaders, including:

  • Ben Slocum, Wellpath’s Chief Operating Officer
  • Sheriff Garry McFadden, Mecklenburg County Sheriff
  • Councilman Malcolm Graham
  • Pastor Michael Landrum
  • Michael Hooper, Regional Outreach Director at SMART Recovery

WHAT:           Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening/Tour

WHERE:        Wellpath Community Care Center

2422 W Sugar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: (980) 346-5660

WHEN:          Wednesday, August 17th

  • 2:30pm – Begin Grand Opening
  • 3:00pm – Ribbon Cutting & Photos
  • 3:15pm – Q&A / Facility Tours


Wellpath Community Care Centers offer evidence-based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) programs for individuals struggling with opioid or other substances including alcohol, methamphetamine, Fentanyl, cocaine, hallucinogens, and tobacco. Wellpath Community Care Centers are currently open and treating patients in Charlotte, NC; Newport News, VA; Winston Salem, NC; Indianapolis, IN; Roseville, CA; and Yuba City, CA. For more information, visit

Wellpath is the premier provider of localized, high-quality, compassionate care to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Wellpath holds patients at the center of everything we do and promotes rigorous standards of care and innovation. With over 14,000 clinicians and professionals in 34 states across the U.S. and Australia, Wellpath provides medical and mental healthcare services for over 240,000 patients daily in state hospitals, forensic treatment, civil commitment centers, community care centers as well as local, state and federal correctional facilities. Learn more at