Addiction Resource Guide

Structure House
Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Structure House is the leading behavioral program for treatment of overweight and obesity."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Participants learn to identify and understand the antecedents of eating for non-nutritional reasons, developing coping strategies and personal resources to make successful changes at home."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"The program is not 12 Step based but offers 12 Step meetings for those who find this approach helpful."

Position On Approach to Compulsive Overeating vs. Anorexia/Bulimia:

"Structure House only treats eating disorders related to overweight and obesity."

Family Program:

"Our family support program allows loved ones to participate in and understand the Structure House approach to weight loss and lifestyle change."

Additional Characteristics:

"Participants live in private apartments on campus and eat all meals in the dining room. Campus is not closed."


    Number of Beds: 76
    Population Served: Ages 18 and older

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 850
    Average Length of Stay 3 weeks
    Percent of Women 60%
    Percent under age 25 8%
    Percent with College Education: 80%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 30%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Self-pay Cost: $2500/wk first 4 weeks. $1500/wk thereafter
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: No
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


Licensed by: N/A
Type of License: N/A
Accredited by: N/A

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (855) 980-5849
General Information: (919) 351-8293
Address: 3017 Pickett Rd.
Durham, NC 27613