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Alcohol, Drug, and Other Rehab Centers in Charleston, SC

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I. The 7 Best Rehabs in Charleston, SC

To be sure we are recommending the best facilities, our team of researchers developed five core metrics to determine the quality of each treatment center. These metrics cover key aspects such as cost, treatment approaches, and rehab services provided. For more information, read the full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

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The 7 best rehab facilities in Charleston, SC are:


Charleston Recovery Center

Charleston-Recovery-Center
2235 Ashley River Road,
Charleston, SC 29414
602-253-6553
Charlestonrecoverycenter.com

Located on grassy grounds and near waterways, Charleston Recovery Center runs several alcohol and drug recovery programs and sober living homes. Both residential and intensive outpatient options are available, and the facility specializes in 90+ day treatment and lifetime recovery programs. Sometimes, a smaller 30-day program can be arranged. The CRC also runs a special PGA-supported golfer program. Residents attend workshops and services based on the 12 Steps. To teach the benefits of helping others, patients undertake volunteering activities. Additionally, residents have a firm daily schedule that involves cooking and cleaning for themselves, as well as completing chores.

What patients are saying

One former patient said, “Gave me a foundation that I’ve used to build solid recovery upon one day at a time. My higher power placed the Hope in my path to teach me things I couldn’t teach myself. I hope Charleston Recovery Center is part of you or your loved ones’ story so you can see, too, that life can be much, much better.”

Reviews:

  • 4.91 stars
  • 19 reviews

Center for Behavioral Health

Center-for-Behavioral-Health
2301 Cosgrove Avenue, Suite F
North Charleston, SC 29405
602-253-6553
Centerforbehavioralhealth.com

The Center for Behavioral Health focuses on providing medically-assisted treatment, giving addicts methadone, suboxone, and Vivitrol to curb cravings, handle withdrawals, and end reliance on illicit substances. In addition to receiving medicine to deal with their addiction, patients also partake in individual therapy sessions and group counseling to help them manage their thoughts and fears, as well as gain support from people who have dealt with the same problems. CBH also undertakes drug and alcohol abuse assessments so that medical professionals and courts know how much treatment is needed. Drug screenings are also available. CBH is CARF accredited for Outpatient Treatment – Opioid Treatment Program (Adult).

What patients are saying

A former patient said, “Each and every person that works here are truly caring and professional individuals. They treat u with respect no matter what bad choices you may have made to have brought u there…. This place seriously helped me save my own life.”

Reviews:

  • 4.05 stars
  • 41 reviews

Waypoint Recovery Center

Waypoint-Recovery-Center
5401 Netherby Lane, Suite 402
North Charleston, SC 29420
888-978-5188
Waypointrecoverycenter.com

Accredited by The Joint Commission, Waypoint Recovery Center offers residential and intensive outpatient treatment programs for those with alcohol and drug addiction. The facility undertakes clinical assessments to determine the severity of the problem, and families are supported throughout the addict’s treatment. Patients have access to a residential treatment program that involves individual and group therapy so that they have people to talk to and can seek support from. Waypoint provides treatment for co-occurring disorders to enhance the chances of sobriety success. An intensive outpatient program is available for those not wanting to completely separate from their home and family life during treatment. The grassy location, with waterways on-ground, provides a unique peace to the environment and patient’s treatment.

What patients are saying

One successful addict expressed, “Call Waypoint. Go, now. This facility is the “Harvard” or “Princeton” of recovery centers. My experience was life-changing, literally. Counselors and staff (unbelievable resources) offered tremendous support and guidance along my journey. Atmosphere of warmth and healing. Campus speaks loud and clear for itself, heavenly and serene. Everyday brought a fascinating sunrise and sunset that soothed my soul. Choosing Waypoint will be one of the first decisions you will never regret!”

Reviews:

  • 4.81 stars
  • 38 reviews

Lantana Recovery

Lantana-Recovery
1470 Ben Sawyer Boulevard, Suite 6
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
843-510-0049
Lantanarecovery.com

Lantana Recovery is an intensive outpatient rehab facility that works with clients on substance abuse and co-occurring mental disorders, using an evidence-based approach. As part of the individualized treatment programs, medication assistance is included, along with individual therapy sessions to help patients manage their cravings and withdrawals and process the mental side of their addiction. Family support groups are also available to help families struggling with the patient’s addiction. Treatment is provided for those addicted to alcohol, cocaine, heroin, prescription drugs, Xanax, and opioids.

What patients are saying

A former patient wrote, “I can’t say enough wonderful things about Lantana and their team of professionals. I have a loved one in recovery and if you are looking for a program that genuinely cares, Lantana is it. Every person who works there is compassionate, smart and extremely responsive. Dom and his team have taken countless phone calls from me ‘off the clock’ and have helped me navigate my own path by providing so many resources in the recovery community in Charleston. I do not know what I would have done if we weren’t recommended to call them.”

Reviews:

  • 5.0 stars
  • 7 reviews

Harbor Moon Recovery

Harbor-Moon-Recovery
215 East Bay Street, Suite 201B
Charleston SC 29401
843-751-3100
Harbormoonrecovery.com

Located in vibrant Charleston, Harbor Moon Recovery offers male alcohol and drug addicts an option of two residential treatment programs. For those initially seeking treatment, the Recovery Immersion Program is a structured program involving coaching and education by Board-certified Addiction Medicine physicians, as well as life skills training and counseling. As part of the program, family support is given, and patients receive academic and vocational assistance to start rebuilding their future. For those that have completed the Recovery Immersion Program, they join the Transitional Recovery Residence that is less structured but still supports their sobriety. It allows patients to work and attend school full-time while still receiving treatment.

What patients are saying

One five-star review said, “They are truly amazing and care about getting people back on their feet. I highly recommend Harbor Moon.” Another said, “Amazing organization helping bring addiction awareness to the community and providing vital resources to those afflicted and their families.”

Reviews:

  • 5.0 stars
  • 3 reviews

Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission

Dorchester-Alcohol-and-Drug-Commission
500 North Main Street, Suite 4
Summerville, SC 29483
843-871-4790
Dadc.org

Surrounded by historic homes, the Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission offers rehab services in a homey environment to help support recovery. The facility offers intensive outpatient programs for men and women to treat meth, heroin, cocaine, alcohol, prescription drugs, and marijuana addictions. The group workshops are held with a Master’s level Certified Addiction Specialist. Coping skills are taught, and patients build a support network to prevent relapse. Additionally, counseling is provided on an individual basis as well as family and group. Child therapy and relationship counseling are available to help support addicts through their recovery further. Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission is CARF-certified.

What patients are saying

Former patients have noted, “Thank you for helping me! I learned so much from these classes!” and “This is a great introduction to 12 Step programs and can offer in depth information for recovery”. Another said, “Very nice & helpful people.”

Reviews:

  • 3.7 stars
  • 6 reviews

Charleston Sober Living

Charleston-Sober-Living
3000-3132 Enterprise Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420
843-427-0077
Charlestonsoberliving.com

Charleston Sober Living provides customized treatment programs for those addicted to alcohol and drugs. Addicts are given a case manager who helps support them through recovery, assists in coordinating treatment, and keeps patients connected. CSL offers intervention assistance to help push loved ones into getting treatment. For post-rehab life, sober companions are available for hire, and they act as individual support systems as well as helping newly clean addicts adjust to a sober life.

What patients are saying

One successful person said, “Adding this place to my list of TOP resources that contributed to saving my life. Dominic and Eric go above and beyond to make sure your transition after detox or rehab is exactly how it should be. If you’re truly serious about your recovery then this is the place for you. The house is nice and located in a very nice part of Charleston. I don’t think I could’ve picked a better place for sober living.”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 stars
  • 4 reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 11 substance abuse treatment centers in the Charleston area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

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For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

III. Getting Help in Charleston

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in South Carolina.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of South Carolina recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.

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    IV. Charleston Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. Common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

    Name City Program Telephone Spanish Hotline
    Central Carolina Area NA Central Carolina Area (Greater Columbia) NA (803) 254-6262 N/A
    GAP Area NA GAP Area (Anderson) NA (800) 992-5305 N/A
    Grand Strand Intergroup Myrtle Beach AA (843) 445-7119 N/A
    Greater Columbia Area NA Greater Columbia Area (Bamberg, Columbia, Orangeburg) NA (803) 254-6262 N/A
    Greater Columbia Intergroup Columbia AA (803) 254-5301 N/A
    Greater Pee Dee Area NA Greater Pee Dee Area (Darlington, Florence, Hartsville, Kingstree) NA N/A N/A
    Greenville Intergroup Greenville AA (864) 233-6454;(864) 233-6446 N/A
    Keep it Simple Area NA Keep it Simple Area (Chester, Clover, Fort Mill, Lancaster, Rock Hill, York) NA (866) 463-5771 N/A
    Lowcountry Intergroup Bluffton AA (888) 534-0192 N/A
    North Central Carolina Area NA North Central Carolina Area (Boiling Springs, Duncan, Gaffney, Greer, Inman, Spartanburg) NA (800) 465-4954 N/A
    Port City Area NA Port City Area (Greater Metro Charleston) NA (843) 852-3001 N/A
    South Coastal Area NA South Coastal Area (Greater Southern Charleston, Hilton Head Island) NA (843) 852-3001 N/A
    Sun City Area NA Sun City Area (Myrtle Beach, Georgetown) NA (866) 515-8962;(843) 449-6262 N/A
    Tri-County Intergroup North Charleston AA (843) 723-9633;(843) 554-2998 N/A
    Upper South Carolina Area NA Upper South Carolina Area (Greater Greenville) NA (864) 282-0109 N/A

    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.