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Mental Health, I/DD and Substance Use Disorder Care for Individuals in 11 Central North Carolina Counties

Sandhills Center is a Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization (LME-MCO) serving people in 11 counties in central North Carolina: Anson, Davidson, Guilford, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Rockingham. We have a robust network of providers who offer treatment and support for mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities and substance use disorders.

It is the goal of Sandhills Center to make treatment options available to those who need them, to enrich and support our Provider Network, and to contribute to the overall well-being of the communities we serve.


Preview the new Sandhills Center Tailored Plan website


June 15, 2022 -- Sandhills Center is proud to unveil our new Tailored Plan/NC Medicaid Direct website: Please visit and become familiar with it before the Tailored Plan launch on Oct. 1, 2023. The website will be a work in progress until that time. Please keep in mind that the Pharmacy and Nurse lines are listed, but will not be fully functional until we get closer to the launch date. Sandhills Center hopes that you find the preview informative. Read more >

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The Sandhills Center Board of Directors has appointed Anthony Ward as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2023. Read More...