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R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center

What is R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center?

R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (ADATC) is a 62 in-patient treatment facility located in Butner, Granville County. It serves the central region of the state (see which facilities serve which counties), and is one of three state-operated ADATCs specially designed to treat adults with addictions and other co-occurring disorders.

Who is Eligible?

Admission is available to any adult consumer in our region, regardless of financial resources or insurance status. Patients pay on a sliding scale according to their income.

How to Apply

Care at R.J. Blackley ADATC begins with the Local Management Entity or local provider who makes the referral to our facility.

North Carolina law provides for two types of admission procedures, voluntary and involuntary.


Local Management Entities

Director: Lisa Haire
Phone: 919-575-7928
Consumer Advocate: (for all concerns and grievances) Crystal Hart, 919-575-7800

Executive Staff

If you have concerns and would like to express your concerns to a member of the Hospital Executive Staff, please direct your call to the following:

Lisa Haire
Facility Director
Tom Larson, MD
Clinical Director
Patrick Reagan
Risk Manager
Kathy Maas
Director of Nursing
Patrick Reagan
Interim Program Director
Angel Jenkins
Health Information Management Director
Faith Smith-Goff
Director of Clinical Quality Assurance
Gregg Mealor
Director of Information Technology
Carolyn Whitehurst
Business Manager
Consumer Advocate 919-575-7800

Map to R.J. Blackley

Your Rights

See the patient’s rights page.

Practical Matters for Patients

Information about what to bring, financial arrangements, visitation and more.


The Center offers practicum, internship and field placement opportunities for students in Counseling Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work and Nursing, working closely with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Liberty University and Shaw University. Ready NC Connect NC