LRADAC’s VP Recognized in The State Newspaper’s 20 Under 40 List for 2016

LRADAC is proud that our Vice President for Intervention and Treatment Services, Jeremy Martin, was recognized for his work in The State Newspaper’s 20 Under 40 List for 2016! Jeremy’s story of recovery, proven success in human services, and charismatic personality are what make him a leader not only for LRADAC but for the Midlands community.

Collection Sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Columbia, SC –Saturday, September 26th, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement, LRADAC’s Rise Above It Lexington Two Community Coalition is hosting collection sites for community members to drop off unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Lexington One Community Coalition - Unlocking Potential

Lexington One Community Coalition Hosts Summer Leadership Development Program

The Lexington One Community Coalition, in partnership with LRADAC and Lexington School District One, hosted a summer youth leadership development program at River Bluff High School from July 20 through July 30. The program consisted of a series of workshops that facilitated discussions and activities surrounding youth and important topics including health and safety, academic success, and alcohol and drug use. Participants also had a hands on opportunity to assist in developing campaigns to address the topics during the 2015-16 school year.

Dr. Pam Imm Receives Award for Distinguished Contributions to Practice in Community Psychology

The Society for Community Research and Action, a division of the American Psychological Association, recently honored Dr. Pam Imm for her outstanding contribution to the field of community psychology. Dr. Imm works as an evaluator for community coalitions that help to prevent risky behaviors, including substance abuse, among youth. Dr. Imm is a consultant with LRADAC’s prevention programs assisting with evaluation, grant writing, and program development.

Leslie Wilson Announces Retirement from LRADAC

Leslie Wilson, Vice President of LRADAC, Announces Retirement

After 28 years of service to LRADAC, Leslie Wilson, Vice President of Treatment and Intervention, will retire this November.

Wilson is known as a pioneer in the field of treatment for substance use disorders. During her tenure at LRADAC, she developed and implemented programs that collectively serve more than 4,000 people in the Midlands each year. Specific services include the Transformation Institute for Women, Compass outpatient treatment for adolescents, Adult and Juvenile Drug Courts, DUI court, integrated services for co-occurring disorders.