WakeUp Carolina encourages each individual to do their own research. Below is a limited list of online and local resources. The views and expressed opinions on the sights below are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of WakeUp Carolina.

Local Resources

Charleston Center


Charleston County's Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), more commonly known as Charleston Center, is a substance abuse prevention, intervention, education and treatment center.



The Addiction Sciences Division (ASD) within the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is one of the nation’s premier academic settings for the study and treatment of addiction.

Center for Behavioral Health


Our network of outpatient facilities offers comprehensive substance abuse treatment programs to assist people addicted to opiates such as OxyContin, Lortab, Vicodin, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Heroin.

Alcoholics Anonymous


Tri-county Intergroup Office: serving Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties

Narcotics Anonymous


CaroliNA: To find a meeting in your local area, select the cities drop down to display meetings in that city. You can sort meetings by cities, groups, locations, zip codes and formats.

Sam Wells Addiction Interventions


Sam Wells Addiction Interventions recognizes intervening as a process and not just an event. We see the value in offering a wide range of services from treatment placement, transportation, and sober companion for your loved one.

Online Resources

Enhancing Recovery through Science


The Recovery Research Institute is a leading nonprofit research institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, dedicated to the advancement of addiction treatment & recovery.

Addiction A-Z


Whether you or someone you love has a substance use disorder, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about addiction and its causes to in-depth information on specific types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you'll find it here.

Easy to Read Drug Facts


NIDA- to help you understand drugs and addiction. Maybe you are dealing with a drug addiction. Maybe it’s happening to someone you love. Maybe you just want to learn about drugs.

Clinical, Self-management, and non-clinical


There are many different pathways to recovery from alcohol and other drug use disorders.

SAMHSA's National Helpline


Free and confidential information in English and Spanish for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Science of Addiction


How Science Has Revolutionized the Understanding of Drug Addiction.