Making Space for Recovery


Outdated and worn out.

These are two words that people sometimes use to describe a dusty old building. It can also be the way that an aged space can make a person feel:

Tired. Low. Unworthy.

Building an Uplifting, Empowered and Valued Community

At SouthLight, we’ve begun a renovation effort that will transform SouthLight’s 19,000-square-foot outpatient treatment building in Raleigh into a fresh, new, and welcoming community hub.

This multi-million dollar campaign is well on its way to reflecting the good work SouthLight’s dedicated team of staff does every day to transform lives and build a community that is uplifting, empowered, and valued.

The newly renovated space for outpatient behavioral health services offers:

Designed to Meet the Needs of Those We Serve

Our updated community hub will have rooms for those who need a quiet moment, access to a computer for a virtual session, and space for families. It will be designed with people in mind—who have many needs and who deserve our respect. Yes, an eyesore in Southeast Raleigh is being replaced by a gem.

Perhaps more significantly, we are telling the people who enter SouthLight’s doors each day (some who are taking the first step towards healing) that their recovery journey and health are important. That they matter. We are making space for their recovery.

About Adam Hartzell

Adam Hartzell believes people can transform their lives for the better when we break down the barriers that prevent them from accessing resources. As a seasoned chief executive, he brings a deep understanding of community-based organizations to his work as CEO of SouthLight. Throughout his career he has demonstrated his commitment to mission-driven work, addressing social determinants of health, building collaborative teams and partnerships, and implementing best practices as he strives to be a good steward of community resources. To learn more about Adam, visit his bio.

About SouthLight Healthcare: 

Founded in 1970, SouthLight Healthcare is one of the area’s largest nonprofit providers of substance use treatment and mental health services. SouthLight partners with individuals and communities to provide innovative treatment solutions delivered with compassion and dignity. With outpatient and community-based programs, SouthLight provides prevention, education, and treatment services in the Triangle and beyond. 

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