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I. Getting Help

I. The 12 Best Rehab Facilities in Columbia

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.

The 12 best rehab facilities in Columbia, SC are: columbia SC


LRADAC

LRADAC

2711 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
803-726-9300
lradac.org

LRADAC provides adults, youth, and teens with support for drug and alcohol abuse, including a detoxification treatment program. It offers prevention, intervention, and treatment programs, while also providing proactive outreach programs throughout Richland and Lexington counties in schools, neighborhoods, and businesses. LRADAC’s detox program includes medical monitoring to minimize health risks. Its programs include the South Carolina Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program, recovering professionals program, outpatient treatment, Maternal Outreach Management Services, Transformation Institute for Women, and medication-assisted treatment. LRADAC offers individualized plans, integrated therapists for those managing stress and mental health concerns, and family support groups.

What patients are saying:

A four-star review from one client states, “They can help you with any problems you may have with addiction or mental health issues,” while other alumni report helpful service and great counselors are available at LRADAC.

Reviews:

  • 3.00 Stars
  • 23 Reviews

Waypoint Recovery Center

Waypoint Recovery Center

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

Waypoint Recovery Center provides substance use disorder treatment through intensive outpatient, residential treatment, and continuing care. With a large, sprawling, and private campus, this addiction treatment center is modern and designed to blend evidence-based treatment programs and holistic care. Much of their program relies on individual therapy with customized treatment plans aimed at addressing the unique needs of the individual, although family and group therapy is also a component of care. Those in the program attend 12-step structured care, educational programs about recovery skills, and relapse prevention solutions. The ongoing alumni support helps new members do well. Continuing care and recovery management also helps make Waypoint Recovery Center a comprehensive addiction treatment service.

What patients are saying:

According to one five-star alumnus of Waypoint Recovery Center, “Waypoint recovery is the most amazing, beautiful, inspiring, helpful Recovery Center we’ve encountered. My son has been through detox twice and has never found it within him to continue his recovery until entering Waypoint,” while continuing, “I encourage you all to regain hope and try or try again. I promise, you and they, are worth it. This is the place where dreams come true!”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 Stars
  • 10 Reviews

Keystone Substance Abuse Services

Keystone

199 S. Herlong Ave., P.O. Box 4437
Rock Hill, SC 29732
803-324-1800
Keystoneyork.org

Keystone Substance Abuse Services aims to provide affordable inpatient and outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction through both adult and youth-based programs. Among the services available are withdrawal management, short and longer-term residential services, and both traditional outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment. Medication-assisted treatment is available, and financial assistance may also be available. The programs include evidence-based treatment along with therapies for co-occurring disorders. Keystone Substance Abuse Services, which sits in the heart of Rock Hill, is private and surrounded by nature. Ongoing treatment is available, and many alumni come back to mentor those within the program. Keystone Substance Abuse Services also has a strong community-wide prevention and education program for opioids.

What patients are saying:

According to one five-star alumnus of the program, “I absolutely love this place…addiction and recovery aren’t easy and if at first you don’t succeed they don’t blame you or look down on you for having to come back however many times unlike some places that only let you come back one more time and then ban you for life. The staff does whatever than can for you and the counselors are great.”

Reviews:

  • 4.00 Stars
  • 43 Reviews

Three Rivers Behavioral Health

Three Rivers

2900 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-796-9911
Threeriversbehavioral.org

Three Rivers Behavioral Health provides adult, military, first responder, and adolescent-based treatment programs in West Columbia. A unique teen-oriented program aims to provide support early on here. Adult inpatient treatment includes individual treatment plans and therapeutic services for substance abuse and mental health disorders. It also has a 24-hour nursing staff for crisis stabilization on hand. Medication management and reality-based treatment programs aim to provide improved self-awareness at Three Rivers Behavioral Health. Additional services include chemical dependency, intensive outpatient care, partial hospitalization, and acute psychiatric services for those receiving inpatient care. Teens will also receive support through emotional, behavioral, and mental health care in a confidential, positive environment.

What Patients are saying:

For those considering Three Rivers Behavioral Health, consider what one, five star reviewer stated, “Great staff great group sessions various activities great food very professional very nice sincere and genuine people made me feel comfortable and was very understanding and helped me understand myself better, so thankful for this place ! Both inpatient & outpatient.”

Reviews:

  • 2.00 Stars
  • 97 Reviews

Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital

Lighthouse

152 Waccamaw Medical Park Drive
Conway, SC 29526
843-284-7207
Lighthousebehavioral.com

Located in Conway, Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital is a JCAHO-accredited hospital providing acute and ongoing care to patients. This addiction treatment center’s programs include options for adolescents, adults, and senior adults facing substance abuse as well as dual diagnosis. Adult detoxification is available. The care at Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital includes family therapy, medication management, meditation, and journaling. Education of both mental illness and substance abuse is an important part of the work they do. Inpatient care includes recreational therapy as well as leisure activities to encourage emotional and physical healing. They also work closely with patients to create a comprehensive discharge plan that may include ongoing support, mentoring, and sober living solutions in the area.

What patients are saying:

A program with a wide range of reviews, Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital received this five-star review from one alumnus, “Straight up hands down my recommended recovery happened here. Thank God it’s a Christian place, good atmosphere good food, AA, HA, coffee, if u want it, it’s there, staff is A+ top-notch.”

Reviews:

  • 2.00 Stars
  • 79 Reviews

Faith Home Christian Recovery

Faith Home

144 Faith Home Road
Greenwood, South Carolina 29649
864-223-0694
Faithhomegwd.net

A faith-based program for men and women, Faith Home Christian Recovery, provides a no-cost-to-resident treatment program located in Greenwood. Serving the community since 1966, this small, modern location offers help through a 12-step recovery and an 8-week residential, Christ-centered treatment plan for both alcohol and drug addiction. This inpatient program focuses on providing holistic care for the mind, body, and spirit through evidence-based treatment programs, meditation, and restoration services. Treatment includes healthy activities such as sports, hiking, fishing, and a weight room. Residents can also participate in worship services, attend daily recovery meetings, receive nutritional treatment, and obtain individual counseling. Family support is also available here. Faith Home Christian Recovery also provides community volunteer and outreach services for the surrounding area.

What patients are saying:

Many family members and alumni have positive things to say, including this comment from a five-star review, “My son went there. He found acceptance and hope from day one. They addressed his body, mind and spirit! There was a steady diet of the word of God! I could feel the spirit of God just stepping on the grounds. He didn’t want to leave! It saved his life and soul! Praise God for Faith Home!!”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 Stars
  • 245 Review

Turning Point of South Carolina

Turning Point

24 Bruce Road
Greenville, SC 29605
864-299-0090
Turningpointofsc.org

Turning Point of South Carolina provides drug and alcohol recovery services to both men and women in separate programs. The treatment center provides a 12-Step-based program designed to encourage health and wellbeing through real-life skill-building. The residential program offers a 14-day probationary period followed by a longer stay based on need. The location works to ensure residents are able to obtain not just sobriety, but a fighting chance through developing work skills through regular jobs off-site. Another key benefit of Turning Point of South Carolina is that residents can remain at the location for up to 90 days, depending on their needs, paying only what they can afford. When they leave the program, residents are able to have some savings from the work they’ve done offsite, along with the tools to remain clean and sober.

What patients are saying:

One alumnus of the treatment program offered a five-star review along with this statement, “If you’re serious about your recovery, come here. You will be provided with unimaginable opportunities to recover and live the promises of the 12 step programs. You will not be handed recovery but will be shown the path and supported in your growth. We, as a collective community, become very tight. I am phase 3 and 610 days sober at this writing.”

Reviews:

  • 4.00 Stars
  • 87 reviews

Phoenix Center

Phoenix Center

PO Box 1948
Greenville, SC 29602
864-467-3790
Phoenixcenter.org

For those looking for quality care in a modern facility in Greenville, Phoenix Center offers a range of adult and adolescent services, including outpatient care, ADSAP (DUI) programs, detoxification, and residential care for women and teens only. It also offers help to women who have children who are at risk. The focus is on helping women to move away from addiction by giving them the tools and skills necessary to help children grow in a safe environment. The drug and alcohol treatment program is self-paced, meaning there is no set schedule for completion but rather, it is completed as a person is ready. Phoenix Center also offers a comprehensive prevention program for the community members and, especially, parents.

What patients are saying:

Those who have used Phoenix Center have good things to say, such as one five-star review stating, “Real people that understand your struggles…” and another staying, “Absolutely love this place. It is wonderful.”

Reviews:

  • 4.00 Stars
  • 61 Reviews

Fairfield Behavioral Health Services

Fairfield Behavioral

178 US Hwy 321 Bypass
N Winnsboro, SC 29180
803-635-2335
Fairfieldbhs.org

A smaller treatment center in Winnsboro, Fairfield Behavioral Health Services provides outpatient treatment to men and women. Those who use the program generally meet with counselors one to three times per week through individual, group, or family counseling sessions. Youth services are available to address drug and alcohol use, along with behavioral issues that can come along with it. Medication-assisted treatment is available to those who need it. In addition to working with people who are ready to make changes, Fairfield Behavioral Health Services also offers intervention services to help family members get help for a loved one. Prevention is a key focus, and residents can also choose to participate in faith-based treatment programs.

What patients are saying:

This treatment program has received positive reviews from many, including a four-star review that notes, “Great place that helps others to get back on the right track” and another that states, “Great people that care about recovery for everyone.”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 Stars
  • 13 Reviews

ALPHA Behavioral Health Center

Alpha Behavioral

298 East Blvd
Chesterfield, SC 29709
843-623-8153
Thealphacentersc.org

Since 1973, ALPHA Behavioral Health Center has provided behavioral health treatment at several locations in Columbia. This drug and alcohol addiction treatment program serves adults through outpatient care. Its programs are designed to improve a person’s abilities while meeting their needs to achieve the best possible outcome for health. ALPHA Behavioral Health Center has licensed therapists available to meet the needs of residents.

What patients are saying:

Those who have completed the program have good things to say, such as one five-star reviewer who wrote, “It is a great place with great counselors. They truly care about you.” Another noted that the location is a “great place with amazing staff.”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 Stars
  • 10 Reviews

Cornerstone

cornerstone

603 Augusta Rd, PO Box 41
Edgefield, SC 29824
803-637-9336
Cornerstonecares.org

Cornerstone offers several locations throughout the Columbia area to provide substance abuse treatment. It offers a DUI (ADSAP) program as well as both traditional outpatient treatment and intensive outpatient treatment. Specially designed treatment programs are available for women who are pregnant and addicted and ready to find help. Cornerstone was established in 1973 to provide treatment as well as prevention and intervention services in the community. Its programs focus on recovery skills, replace prevention, family relationship improvement, and individual counseling sessions in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

What patients are saying:

No written reviews are available at this time.

Reviews:

  • 5.00 Stars
  • 1 Review

Clarendon City Commission on Alcohol Treatment

Clarendon

14 North Church Street
Manning, SC 29102
803-435-2121
Clarendonbhs.com

A smaller treatment program focused on helping those with complex addictions, Clarendon City Commission on Alcohol Treatment offers a series of therapy options. Some of the key care options include substance abuse that’s linked to trauma, HIV, or other complex scenarios. The location offers medication-assisted treatment when applicable while also providing evidence-based therapy. Clarendon City Commission on Alcohol Treatment offers only outpatient services but can offer recommendations for other assistance. It has a strong, community-based prevention program and intervention services for families.

What patients are saying:

One five-star reviewer stated, “Great – Staff was fantastic! I will keep in touch!” A previous resident noted, “If you feel like you got enough of these bad days, and druggy lifestyle, but you are too scared to face it, Clarendon City Commission on Alcohol Treatment will be the answer for you.”

Reviews:

  • 4.00 Stars
  • 10 Reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 14 substance abuse treatment centers in the Columbia 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 Columbia

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. Columbia 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.

    NameCityProgramTelephoneSpanish Hotline
    Central Carolina Area NACentral Carolina Area (Greater Columbia)NA(803) 254-6262N/A
    GAP Area NAGAP Area (Anderson)NA(800) 992-5305N/A
    Grand Strand IntergroupMyrtle BeachAA(843) 445-7119N/A
    Greater Columbia Area NAGreater Columbia Area (Bamberg, Columbia, Orangeburg)NA(803) 254-6262N/A
    Greater Columbia IntergroupColumbiaAA(803) 254-5301N/A
    Greater Pee Dee Area NAGreater Pee Dee Area (Darlington, Florence, Hartsville, Kingstree)NAN/AN/A
    Greenville IntergroupGreenvilleAA(864) 233-6454;(864) 233-6446N/A
    Keep it Simple Area NAKeep it Simple Area (Chester, Clover, Fort Mill, Lancaster, Rock Hill, York)NA(866) 463-5771N/A
    Lowcountry IntergroupBlufftonAA(888) 534-0192N/A
    North Central Carolina Area NANorth Central Carolina Area (Boiling Springs, Duncan, Gaffney, Greer, Inman, Spartanburg)NA(800) 465-4954N/A
    Port City Area NAPort City Area (Greater Metro Charleston)NA(843) 852-3001N/A
    South Coastal Area NASouth Coastal Area (Greater Southern Charleston, Hilton Head Island)NA(843) 852-3001N/A
    Sun City Area NASun City Area (Myrtle Beach, Georgetown)NA(866) 515-8962;(843) 449-6262N/A
    Tri-County IntergroupNorth CharlestonAA(843) 723-9633;(843) 554-2998N/A
    Upper South Carolina Area NAUpper South Carolina Area (Greater Greenville)NA(864) 282-0109N/A

    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.