LRADAC

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Prevention Programs

Prevention Programs

We’re working within Richland and Lexington counties to prevent substance misuse and its impact on our community. Below, you can find information about many of our prevention strategies and access literature about substance misuse and related issues.

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Methamphetamine Use Signs and Symptoms of

Methamphetamine Use Signs and Symptoms of

Methamphetamine, or “Meth,” is an illegal stimulant drug in the same class as cocaine and other street drugs.

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Treatment Services

Treatment Services

Your needs are unique and that is why our treatment programs are designed to meet you where you are. Together, we will develop a plan that best fits your needs. To help better serve you, please let us know in advance if you require accommodations. Select a category below to learn more.

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Improving lives, improving communities

Alcohol and drugs impact many people in different ways. We know that your needs are unique and that is why our treatment programs are designed to meet you where you are. Together, we will develop a plan that is best for you.

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Latest News

LRADAC Block Party Flyer
May 17 2024

Rock the Block to Celebrate the First Day of Summer Break

LRADAC, along with the Richland County Knowledge is Power Community Coalition, invites the public to Rock the Block and help local kids and families celebrate the first day of summer break on...
Mental Health Month
May 13 2024

Where Should I Start?

May is Mental Health Month and this year’s theme is “Where to Start: Mental Health in a Changing World.” The world is constantly changing and it can be overwhelming to deal with everything going on...
"Protecting Our Community" Town Hall Meeting on April 16
Apr 11 2024

“Protecting Our Community” Town Hall Meeting

LRADAC is hosting a "Protecting Our Community" Town Hall Meeting on April 16 The public forum will address Underage Drinking, Youth Substance Use, Mental Health Awareness and Violence Prevention in...
internet safety
Apr 08 2024

Staying Cyber-Savvy

The Internet is like a bustling city with neon signs, hidden alleys, and secret codes. But beware! Just like any metropolis, it has bright spots and shadowy corners. Navigating this cyber landscape...
The Prom Promise: Helping High Schoolers Avoid High-Risk Behaviors
Apr 08 2024

The Prom Promise

Helping High Schoolers Avoid High-Risk Behaviors Lexington, SC – On the spectrum of life events, the high school prom is one of the most memorable times of a person’s life. Unfortunately, it’s also...
LRADAC Earns Three-Year Accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
Mar 28 2024

LRADAC Earns Three-Year Accreditation from CARF

Columbia, SC — CARF International, an independent, non-profit accreditor of health and human services, has announced that LRADAC, the Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council, has once...
Mar 14 2024

Sobering Truths About St. Patrick’s Day

A guest blog by Hailey Kanipe, MPH, CPS, ICPS, Prevention Specialist and Samantha Maroney, LRADAC Prevention InternCelebrating St. Patrick’s Day Safely What is the first thing that usually comes to...
Black Balloon Day
Feb 28 2024

LRADAC hosts annual Black Balloon Day on March 6

Honoring 201 individuals lost to overdoses in Richland and Lexington Counties: 2023 overdose fatalities represent a slight decrease from 2022 numbersColumbia, SC –To honor the 201 residents of...
national cancer prevention month
Feb 13 2024

Show Yourself Some Love

National Cancer Prevention Month This Valentine’s Day, show yourself some love. Know your risk for cancers during National Cancer Prevention Month.A guest blog by Hailey Kanipe, MPH, CPS, ICPS,...
epress blog: talk to your teen
Jan 29 2024

New Year, New You(th)

A guest blog by Hailey Kanipe, MPH, CPS, ICPS, Prevention Specialist. Talking to youth about substance misuse As the world grows and technology advances, youth learn about “adult subjects” earlier...
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"You don’t have people here to judge you or make you feel down. They’re here to help."
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"I’ve been clean for going on six years now. Because they really care."
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"I was going through a really rough time. Outpatient treatment helped me manage my situation while staying substance-free."
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"It was a good thing to know other that people are struggling with some of the same things and they know what you are going through."
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"My counselor was awesome. Since leaving treatment, I am going back to school, working as much as I can, and doing really great."
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