Mission Statement

The purpose of the South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (SCAADAC) shall be to establish a statewide association of addiction counselors and other persons interested in addiction counseling; to be expressly concerned with the welfare of persons who are chemically dependent or who are abusing chemicals; to provide public education concerning addictive illnesses and the treatment and prevention thereof; and promote high standards in continuing education for professionals who provide addiction counseling.

Further, to promote a response to the general public and state leaders to the diseases of alcoholism and drug abuse; to cooperate with official and voluntary health, welfare, educational and rehabilitation agencies concerned with the prevention, and treatment of individuals affected with the physical, emotional or mental problems of alcohol or drug abuse, and to better serve those who are affected and their families.

About Us

The South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (SCAADAC) is 501(c)3 nonprofit association. SCAADAC is located centrally in Columbia, SC at 1215 Anthony Avenue. The offices are convenient to I-77, I-20 and I-26. SCAADAC is approximately 1.5 miles north of the state Capitol Building. Our offices are open for business from 9am til 5pm EST Monday thru Friday.