LRADAC Receives Four Working Well Platinum Awards from the South Carolina Hospital Association

August 2, 2017

Columbia, SC – LRADAC is recognized by Working Well for achieving the highest standards of excellence in the areas of Nutrition and Food Environment, Physical Activity, Tobacco-Free Workplace, and Financial Wellbeing.  Working Well was founded through the support of The Duke Endowment and is managed by the South Carolina Hospital Association. Working Well is an effort to improve population health across the state of South Carolina by establishing cultures of employee wellbeing where the healthy choice is the easy choice.

Gayle Aycock, LRADAC’s President and CEO, stated, “We are committed to the wellbeing of our employees and Working Well provided us with a great tool and strategic plan to ensure that we are implementing evidence-based practices to support our employees in these key areas.  We are proud to offer healthy food choices, opportunities for physical activity, a tobacco-free environment and tools for financial wellbeing to our employees as these are key components to making LRADAC such a great place to work.”

To learn more about the Working Well program, visit

LRADAC is the designated alcohol abuse and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties of South Carolina. The public, not-for-profit agency offers a wide array of prevention, intervention and treatment programs in locations convenient to residents of both counties. The agency has a budget of approximately $10 million and serves more than 5,000 clients per year.