THE ADDICT’S MOM
The Addict’s Mom (TAM) (a non-profit organization) is an online and in-person community that embraces and connects mothers and other family members struggling with a loved one who suffers from the disease of addiction. TAM offers members the opportunity for open and honest sharing of their experiences, sorrows and victories. TAM offers support through our specialty groups: TAM Grieving Moms, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Medication-Assisted Treatment, and Moms of Incarcerated Children. TAM hosts community events to heighten awareness of addiction. TAM members advocate, educate, and act as liaisons to policy makers, community leaders and experts in the field of addiction. The mission of TAM is “Sharing Without Shame.”
Financial: TAM is a 501 © 3 non-profit organization
Referrals: Private Facebook page for mothers and family members with children struggling with addiction where you can share without shame.
Prerequisites: Must have family member or friend who has disease of addiction
Transportation: Not applicable.
Family: This is a family support group. We do have many local members who meet and talk daily. Over 149 members in SC alone, chapters in every state, and over 85,000 Nationwide.
Babynet offers a system of services for infants and toddlers birth-3 years old who have significant developmental delays or conditions associated with developmental delays and can include family education, health services, OT, PT, ST, social work, and special instruction. Parents or family members who are concerned about any area of a child's development can self-refer.
Financial: If a child is qualified for services (exhibiting a significant delay in one or more areas), services are provided at no cost to families, although payor sources are billed when available (i.e. Medicaid, insurance).
Referrals: Call phone number or access website at www.scfirststeps.org/BabyNet
Pre-requisites: Significant developmental delay in one or more areas of development or a pre-qualifying condition.
Transportation: Transportation can be provided only for covered services; however, whenever possible all therapeutic services are provided in the child's natural environment.
Family: Available family members are involved in all aspects of the child’s care, and become a part of the treatment team.
CENTER OF HOPE OF MYRTLE BEACH, LLC.
Center of HOPE of Myrtle Beach is an outpatient Opioid Treatment Program located in Myrtle Beach, SC. We provide medication-assisted treatment using methadone or suboxone, combined with individual counseling and group therapy, to help opioid addicted individuals refrain from using illicit drugs. All individuals will receive an assessment, health & physical, lab work, ECG and physician’s appointment prior to admission to determine the need for services.
Financial: Self pay
Referrals: With an initial phone call, one can expect to speak with an available counselor on staff. We do assessments on a walk in basis on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s and intakes on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s. For fluency, individuals who have called in advance receive priority.
Pre-requisites: Individuals must have valid form of photo identification and meet criteria for Opioid Use Disorder
Transportation: We do not provide transportation but do provide bus schedules as requested.
Family: We encourage family involvement in patient treatment and provide education to family members as needed/requested/available.
LIGHTHOUSE CARE CENTER
Inpatient Detoxification Services, Inpatient Chemical Dependency and Rehab Services, Inpatient Acute Psychiatric Services for General Adult, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatrics.
Financial: Medicare, TriCare, VA, BCBS and most commercial insurance providers.
Referrals: 24 hour admissions call (843)347-8871
New Directions provides emergency and transitional shelter for up to 236 homeless men, women, and families each night in four Myrtle Beach shelters. More importantly, New Directions is moving people out of poverty and homelessness through stabilization; rehabilitation from addiction and chronic illness/disability; job readiness training; then moving them to independent living by assisting with permanent housing. To facilitate change, New Directions offers individualized case management and collaborative efforts with strategic partners who provide expertise in programs that complement New Directions in providing all services available to help our clients rebuild their lives, become strong, and live independently.
Financial: Clients who live on the property pay $20/week in client services fees once employed or receiving disability or SS income.
- Recovery: Charleston Center, Morris Village in Columbia, SC, LRADAC in Columbia, SC, Turning Point in Greenville, SC, Sober Living of America in various cities.
- Mental Health: Waccamaw Mental Health, Justice Works, Coastal Samaritan, Tony Roman
- General Health: Little River Medical Center, Well Care, Wellvista
Transportation: Coast RTA tickets provided for work and medical; one-way long distance transportation provided for recovery or to reunite with family; limited transportation provided in New Directions vehicles.
Family services: New Directions operates a 55-bed family shelter.
New Journey SDG
New Journey SDG is a private, not for profit (501c3), out-patient adolescent addictions treatment center for ages 12 to 17. New Journey SDG uses a comprehensive approach that brings together the best of spiritual principles, modern medical practices, and professional counseling services, all in the same place. Services include out-patient medical detoxification, medical stabilization, medical exams, full psychosocial assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, family counseling/interventions, psychiatric consulting, and more. New Journey SDG is a division of Coastal Recovery Center and 836 Ministries.
Financial: Most major private insurances, self-pay, and sliding fee/payment plan (for documented and approved hardship patients).
Referrals: Self-Referral (parents/guardians), Health Care Physicians, Counselors, and others (by appointment only).
Prerequisites: Primary substance use issue, duel diagnosis.
Transportation: Not provided.
Family: We provide full family services, as addiction is a family disease. Most often the family carries the emotional burden of the addict (while using). Family services are available to all our active and non-active patients/families.
SC VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT
The SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department (VR) prepares people with disabilities to become qualified candidates for employment by using in-depth assessment, disability management, job readiness courses and hands-on training. VR has 2 treatment facilities which specialize in substance abuse services. They provide residential long-term treatment options for those who enroll in our program. VR also has a Comprehensive Evaluation Center which assists clients in discovering their potential and helps them begin developing their vocational strengths and abilities. If needed, pain management sessions are available.
Phone: Conway - (843)248-2235
Georgetown - (843)546-2596
Financial: There is no cost for substance abuse treatment at VR’s substance abuse facilities for VR clients.
Referrals:Clients are referred to substance abuse treatment by VR counselors at any of our area offices around the state. Treatment is voluntary and participants must be substance free for at least three days before admission. VR does not provide detoxification services.
Pre-requisites: Each applicant must meet all criteria below to be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services. They are:
- The individual has a physical or mental impairment.
- The individual’s impairment results in a substantial impediment to employment.
- The individual requires vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment.
- The individual can benefit in terms of employment outcome from the provision of vocational rehabilitation services. VR considers alcohol and substance abuse an impairment.
Transportation: VR can provide transportation assistance to the Palmetto Center, Holmesview Center and the Evaluation Center.
Family services: Family members who want to provide support can take advantage of visitation and family therapy or other sessions.
SHORELINE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
Shoreline Behavioral Health Services (SBHS) is a non-profit agency that receives funding, in addition to insurance and client fees, from state and federal funds designated for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders. Services are provided to individuals and families in the Horry County area and surrounding counties.
Financial: Individualized payment plans are available for anyone in need. Shoreline accepts Medicaid and all other insurances apart from Medicare and VA insurance (TriCare). Anyone is eligible for assistance who has a problem with substance use or other behavioral health issues.
Referral: Referrals are taken from area social service agencies, physicians, etc. and referral information can be provided or potential clients can be instructed to come in during our walk-in hours. Anyone may walk in for assistance at Shoreline Behavioral Health Services on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Pre-requisites: As a “safety net” organization Shoreline provides services to those that need prevention or treatment services regardless of ability to pay.
Transportation: Shoreline is generally unable to pay the cost of transportation to our or other services except in certain crisis situations. However, we provide case management services to assist with barriers to care and can assist in locating needed services like transportation and housing that are offered by other agencies.
Family: Shoreline is a family service agency and provides relationship counseling, parenting groups, services for children and other services designed to improve family relationships for the individual requesting help.
SOBA College Recovery’s specific motivation is to help those in a community setting who may have a problem with substance use disorder (SUD) or other mental health disorders commonly associated with substance use. At each phase of treatment, clients receive certain levels of care, with a gradual step-down process proven most effective for recovering adults in this phase of their lives. Throughout treatment, our clients receive personalized attention and therapeutic care for addiction and the underlying co-occurring disorders associated with drug use and mental health issues. On-staff we have Board Certified Addictionologists, Board Certified Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Nutritionist and Wellness Coach, Personal Trainer, Discharge and Aftercare Planner, Case Management. We offer sober housing adjacent to the Rutgers university campus, where we help many of our clients to enroll back into school there. Soba is a long-term facility with many clients staying 1 year.
Financial: SOBA College Recovery accepts most PPO Health Insurance plans and offers self-pay options. You can verify your insurance on our website at www.sobanewjersey.com/verify-your-insurance/
Referrals: No referrals necessary for admission. Referrals will be made for individuals who do not meet criteria for the program.
Pre-requisites: If a person is in need of detox services we do not provide them, but can assist in getting you into detox before entering our facility. Persons who are suffering both co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and mental health disorders are also eligible for services. Individuals will be assessed in order to make sure criteria for treatment is met.
Transportation: We offer transportation for the clients. We offer planned trips allowing them to get back and forth to treatment, grocery shopping, meetings, church, pharmacy and group leisure activities.
Family: SOBA College Recovery believes in the primacy of the family. Therapy, safe housing, fun activities and getting an education are crucial aspects of our program and help improve the lives of our clients, but maximum recovery happens with family involvement and restoration. We help families heal so that all members can return to their daily routines without distractions.
SOBA College Recovery offers: a two-part family program every Thursday. In the first group, we educate family members about boundaries, expectations and the process of treatment. The second group is a multi-family group, where ground rules are set, confidentiality is explained, and everyone gets to know each other. Families realize that they are not alone because they meet others who have dealt with an addicted child or family member. A weekly psychoeducation lesson is followed up by individual sharing and support. Families get to know each other over the course of several months, and they end up listening, talking, laughing, crying and rooting for each other. It is a community of families. SOBA College Recovery’s Family Program is run by Frank Greenagel, one of the most well-known social workers and drug counselors in America.
WACCAMAW CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Waccamaw Center for Mental Health provides outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents, adults and their families who suffer from mental illness in Horry, Georgetown, and Williamsburg Counties. We provide individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, psychiatric assessments for medication and ongoing medication follow-ups. We also provide crisis intervention to those who are in acute crisis and need inpatient hospitalization for mental illness or substance use issues.
Phone: Horry County: (843)347-4888 Georgetown County: (843)546-6107 Williamsburg County: (843)354-5456
Financial: Many insurances are accepted including Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations and Private Insurance. The Center will work with individuals with no insurance/limited income on payment plans to pay for services.
Referral: Referrals are screened to determine appropriateness for services and assessed by a mental health professional to determine type of services needed. Walk-in screenings available from 9am-3pm Monday through Friday to determine appropriateness for services. Phone screenings also available.
Pre-requisites: Persons who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis, have a history of mental illness or prior treatment for mental disorders are eligible for mental health services. Persons who are suffering both co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance abuse are also eligible for services.
Transportation: The mental health center does not provide transportation.
Family: Family involvement is encouraged in treatment of all mental health center clients and are often a valuable resource in recovery. If you have a family member who will not/cannot get help for mental health services or substance abuse treatment, we can assist you in filing a petition with the court to potentially court order an individual to mental health or substance abuse treatment (outpatient or inpatient/rehab). This process starts at the mental health center.