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 


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 […]

Ropes Course helps educate about drug addiction