From OxyContin to fentanyl, Myrtle Beach’s current drug epidemic is ‘larger than ever’

From OxyContin to fentanyl, Myrtle Beach’s current drug epidemic is ‘larger than ever’ More than 1,600 purple ribbons dotted the Collins Park grass in Conway amid a small congregation of […]

DEA warns about fentanyl-laced black market pain medications amid spike in overdoses

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) warned the public Monday of an increase in black market painkillers that are laced with fentanyl or methamphetamine. “The United States is facing an unprecedented […]

Health officials warn fake ‘blue pills’ are causing hundreds of overdoses in SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – South Carolina’s Opioid Emergency Response Team has issued a warning about a new counterfeit pain pill blamed for hundreds of opioid overdoses across the state. The […]

New South Carolina law will put Narcan in some opioid patient’s medicine cabinets

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WBTW) – A bill recently signed into law in South Carolina will give certain people on opioids easier access to an overdose reversal drug. South Carolina is one […]

Charleston police warn of deadly opioid fentanyl disguised as other drugs

Authorities in Charleston have a warning — the deadly opioid fentanyl, which has been at the center of the nation’s ongoing epidemic of overdose deaths, is increasingly being mixed with […]

Embrace Recovery SC: Changing The stigma around those battling substance abuse

Approximately 378,000 people in South Carolina are recovering from a substance abuse disorder. COLUMBIA, S.C. — A new campaign is working to change the way many view people recovering from […]

More than 378,000 South Carolinians are in recovery for a substance use disorder. It’s time we embrace their recovery.

More than 378,000 South Carolinians are living full lives – in recovery. It’s time we all embrace recovery, not just those who are overcoming a substance use disorder. Once we understand that […]

Overdose Awareness Day – August 31