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HopeHealth offers a range of treatment and counseling services to support individuals and communities looking to combat the negative effects of addiction and ensure people attain and sustain recovery.

Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Substance abuse affects many communities, families and individuals. Addiction is a disease and it can affect any person—it doesn’t depend on a person’s age, sex, job or family background. And, support and resources can be limited and/or are difficult to access because of stigma, fear and lack of awareness of signs and symptoms. But, treatment, support, and resources are available. HopeHealth’s substance use disorder treatment services includes assessments, drug screenings, and counseling for opioid and other addictions. Additionally,we offer access to medication-assisted treatment at our Behavioral Health Services location on Palmetto Street in Florence and at our Kingstree location. In addition, HopeHealth offers other special services such as psychiatry care, counseling and psychotherapy to provide support services for patients battling with substance use disorder issues.


What is Addiction & Substance Use Disorder?

The National Institute of Drug Abuse defines addiction as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is defined by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain by changing its structure and how it works. These brain changes can be long lasting and can lead to many harmful, often self-destructive, behaviors. The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services states: The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), no longer uses the terms substance abuse and substance dependence, rather it refers to substance use disorders, which are defined as mild, moderate, or severe to indicate the level of severity, which is determined by the number of diagnostic criteria met by an individual. Substance use disorders occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically and functionally significant impairment, such as health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home. According to the DSM-5, a diagnosis of substance use disorder is based on evidence of impaired control, social impairment, risky use, and pharmacological criteria.


Substance Use Disorder Treatment

  • Counseling: HopeHealth’s substance use disorder services include substance use assessment, drug screenings and counseling for opioid and other addictions. Assessment and counseling are provided by licensed addictions counselors who are skilled in facilitating patients’ successful recovery..
  • Medication Assisted Treatment: Additionally, we offer access to medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction at our Palmetto Street and Kingstree locations. Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders. Our MAT providers are certified Buprenorphine Treatment Practitioners authorized to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine (Suboxone). In addition to Suboxone, medications like Vivitrol are also available to facilitate patients’ recovery.

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  • VISIT your nearest HopeHealth location (see list below)

Substance Use Disorder Counseling & Treatment Locations HopeHealth Behavioral Health Services 600 East Palmetto St. Florence, SC 29506 (843) 432-3690. HopeHealth Kingstree 520 Thurgood Marshall Blvd. Suite B Kingstree, SC 29556 (843) 355-5628 HopeHealth Manning 12 West South St. Manning, SC 29102 (803) 433-4321 HopeHealth Orangeburg 1857 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy. Orangeburg, SC 29115 (803) 535-2272 *Please call individual sites as availability of services vary.

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