Youth and Teens
Every young person and their family is unique.
Our counseling services include:
All services for youth and teens are outpatient, meaning they can participate while living at home and attending school.
Because each young person and their family is different, we will tailor a plan that works for your unique circumstances.
Integrated with therapies to address concerns such as trauma, stress, and mental health.
Available to family members to enhance support for your loved one.
Counselors tailor a plan of care that fits each patient’s needs.Services||Consultation||Education & Intervention||Individual Counseling||Group Counseling||Family Support||Drug Screening
We are available to provide you with a phone consultation or meet in person.
You may be uncertain if you or your child needs help and, if so, what sort of help is appropriate. We are available to provide you with a phone consultation or meet in person to learn more about your situation and share how our services can help. We may also be able to provide you with referrals to other service providers if needed.
Education & Intervention
Our staff are available to provide education and intervention counseling to help clients.
Education & Intervention
It is possible that a young person may take an interest in alcohol or drugs but not really have an addiction, or substance use disorder. Our staff are available to provide and education and intervention counseling to help clients make healthy and productive choices moving forward.
Certified counselors work with patients one on one.
Certified counselors work with patients one on one to address substance use and/or any other concerns such as grief, stress, trauma, or anger which may be impacting your child’s behaviors. Counselors are experts in youth development, trauma-informed care, and substance use.
Group members learn together and support each other.
For many people who are struggling with alcohol or drug use, counseling in a small group setting is very effective. Group members learn together and support each other throughout their participation in services.
Family members often need support as they help their loved one overcome substance use.
Family members often need support as they help their loved one overcome substance use. Parents, siblings, children and other loved ones are welcome to participate in counseling individually or as a family unit. On occasion, Family Nights take place for families to interact socially and show each other support.
Drug screens reveal if a person is using alcohol or drugs.
Drug screens reveal if a person is using alcohol or drugs. If needed, our drug screening lab can assist parents in determining what substances, if any, are being used by their teenager. Additionally, drug screens are used periodically throughout treatment to monitor progress.
"The staff eased our fears about confidentiality and our counselors made getting help a positive experience for our whole family."
"Not knowing how to address my child’s alcohol use effectively, LRADAC helped me be proactive and prevent it from becoming a bigger problem later."
"The staff was very helpful. I’m back in school now and getting my grades up."
Frequently Asked Questions
LRADAC has two campuses. The Richland County campus is located at 2711 Colonial Drive in downtown Columbia. The campus in Lexington County is located at 1068 South Lake Drive in Lexington.
Fees are based upon on the level of services provided. A copy of the fees schedule will be given to you at your initial appointment. LRADAC bills most forms of insurance as well as Medicaid. Any services not covered by your insurance company will be the responsibility of the client and their family.
At LRADAC, no patient is turned away because of inability to pay. When you come in for your initial appointment, a staff member within the Patient Accounts department will meet with you and work to determine a payment schedule or reduced fees.
The length of the program is based on the individual’s needs. Once an assessment is completed, the counselor will meet with the patient and their family to talk about the recommended course of services. A patient’s engagement and their progress on goals will also determine the length of time they are in services.
Compass program group times are offered in the evenings after school. Assessment times may be scheduled and walk-in times are available.
Parents will need to accompany the teen to the initial assessment appointment. It is not required for parents to attend subsequent appointments, though parent/guardian participation may be part of the treatment recommendation. Regardless, parents are strongly encouraged to attend and participate in family support services.