Overdose Awareness Day – August 31

https://www.abccolumbia.com/2020/08/31/international-overdose-awareness-day-emphasizes-importance-of-keeping-prescriptions-safely-stored/?fbclid=IwAR27EPjUJhOPT6Yatj5BCBoDHIVur_BkfBPtSblLMiljxHpWw3iaQcK3SjM 

SC HOPES

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health partnered with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services to launch SC HOPES, a statewide, toll-free support line for people who need mental health or substance use support during these difficult times. Call 1 (844) SC-HOPES today! https://scdmh.net/news-release-new-toll-free-number-provides-hope-for-south-carolinians-mental-health-alcohol-drug-agencies-launch-statewide-support-line/

Ropes Course helps educate about drug addiction

https://wpde.com/news/the-opioid-project/ropes-course-helps-educate-addicts-students-about-drug-addiction

Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US

https://wpde.com/news/nation-world/doctors-suspect-vaping-behind-dozens-of-lung-illnesses-in-us-08-19-2019-183330376?fbclid=IwAR2PHZnyJ4_bzKEDRm1s9GH1GqoZiNfIcO4ocCKBcRP0qoJ3nD2Y_VFmNac

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See what Sara Goldsby, Director at DAODAS, has to say about opioid deaths continuing to be on the rise in South Carolina. https://www.wbtw.com/news/state-regional-news/opioid-deaths-in-sc-increase-for-4th-year-in-a-row/?fbclid=IwAR12XOuBHm9AcD4kBqpplDnArX1alk6FPxGpxOu2EyLTiCHBKAv31NAFvQM 

Number of opioid overdose deaths not down, coroner says

https://wpde.com/news/abc15-investigates/number-of-opioid-overdose-deaths-not-down-coroner-says 

Cracking Down on Underage Drinking

https://www.wistv.com/2019/05/03/cracking-down-underage-drinking-south-carolina/