You are not alone in your struggles. If you are battling an addiction and are feeling stretched thin, please know there are so many resources available to you—right where you are. Let God show you his incredible power to break chains, and bring hope and healing to families.
Addiction Recovery Resources
(national) Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Visit celebraterecovery.com/ to find a virtual group near you during this time when groups cannot meet in person.
Seacoast Celebrate Recovery
Seacoast Celebrate Recovery offers men and women 12-step groups and a Family Support Group at our Mount Pleasant Campus. Our groups will resume meetings as soon as we are allowed to gather together again. For more information, please email email@example.com or visit seacoast.org/celebraterecovery. Visit the national Celebrate Recovery website for a virtual group.
The Hope Project
(Lowcountry, SC, but ALL are welcome to attend virtual events)
Real, raw ministry for addicts, alcoholics, those in and out of jail, and other marginalized people and their families. To attend an online meeting, see the virtual schedule for the following three groups:
- Addiction and Compulsion group: for anyone struggling with any kind of addiction.
- Al-Anon type group: for people who have struggled with a friend’s or loved one’s addiction.
- Community group: for those seeking community and growth.
Group meetings are via Zoom and Facebook. For more information, visit facebook.com/thehopeproject.cc/ or email Chad Logan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(national) The Life Recovery ministry offers support for those suffering from addictions. Visit liferecoverygroups.com/ to find a virtual group.
Sex Addictions Anonymous
(national) This fellowship supports men and women in overcoming sexual addiction and dependency. For more information on virtual group meetings, visit saa-recovery.org/.
AA / Tricounty Intergroup Offic
(Charleston) For a schedule of AA meetings, see the Zoom virtual meetings available.
National AA Resources
To find local AA resources, visit the US Resources.
Also available: Online versions of the Big Book and The 12 and 12
(Greenville, SC) This ministry operates Christ-centered addiction recovery programs:
- Renewal Center for women: (864) 242-2166
- Overcomer Center for men: call (864) 631-0088
If you need help right now, call 1-855-473-1072.
For more information, visit hazeldenbettyford.org.
(SC Lowcountry) A mental health resource center that currently provides substance abuse counseling remotely via telehealth sessions. For more information, visit myliferesources.org/getting-started.
The United Way
(Association of South Carolina) This nonprofit provides mental health support and substance abuse recovery program resources. For more information, visit: United Way.
Resources to Prevent Child Abuse
Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center
(Charleston area) Center to prevent child abuse and heal families.
- Essential, scheduled, direct services will continue at the downtown center located at: 1061 King Street between 10:00 am–3:00 pm Monday–Friday.
- Individual, evidence-based mental health services and family advocacy services will be offered through telehealth solutions.
For more information, visit deenortoncenter.org/ or call (843) 723-3600.
Resources to Prevent Domestic Violence
My Sister’s House (MSH)
(Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties, SC)
Although the emergency temporary shelter for victims of domestic abuse and their children is closed due to the coronavirus, MSH continues to provide important resources.
- MSH 24-hour Crisis Line: 1 (800) 273 4673 or for more information, visit: mysistershouse.org/.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: thehotline.org/help/
South Carolina Dept. of Social Services (DSS) to report abuse or neglect: dss.sc.gov/contact/.
(Johns Island, SC) Refract is a small group from the Johns Island Campus that operates in partnership with My Sister’s House. They have been helping women who are survivors of domestic violence, for three years. For more information, contact email@example.com.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
NAMI Charleston Area offers monthly support groups for family members and friends of those who have a loved one who suffers from a mental illness and also for individuals recovering from a brain disorder/mental illness. For more information, visit namicharlestonarea.org/ or nationally, nami.org.
The National Suicide Hotline for crisis situations: 1-800-273-8255.