The statewide system provides a range of services to meet a variety of needs, including services for individuals who are experiencing problems related to gambling addiction. In addition, DAODAS places major emphasis on disseminating information about the problem of alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse, as well as promoting the availability of the many resources that are available in the state. Much of the printed information available through DAODAS can be found online in the Education Center section of this website. Information and assistance are also available through the 1-888-SC PREVENTS (727-7383), a statewide toll-free telephone information service for South Carolina residents.
Following are the three basic types of services (prevention, intervention and treatment) that are available through the statewide service-delivery system: