We’re working within Richland and Lexington counties to prevent substance abuse and its impact on our community.  Below, you can find information about many of our prevention strategies and access literature about substance abuse and related issues.

LRADAC offers a multitude of resources to our community.  With a wide array of information including alcohol, tobacco and other drug information, resources on parenting techniques, skills for building self-esteem, positive peer pressure, and other community prevention issues.

LRADAC is a provider of the SC Palmetto Retailers Education Program (PREP).  PREP is a short course that helps reduce underage access to alcohol and tobacco and prevent over serving patrons.  The training aims to help lower the liability risks for businesses and their employees.

Underage Drinking

Our Alcohol Enforcement Team (AET) is a specialized group of law enforcement officers dedicated to enforcing underage drinking laws. The AET incorporates specialized training and strategies to focus on reducing access and use of alcohol by underage persons.

Speakers Bureau

Looking for a speaker for your next meeting, conference or workshop? LRADAC’s Speakers’ Bureau provides presentations on a host of topics related to alcohol, tobacco and other drug use for all ages and audiences. Our most popular topics include alcoholism, substance use disorders, adolescent brain development, prescription drug abuse, and drugs in the workplace.  Call today for your next speaker (803) 726-9366.

Community Coalitions

Community Coalitions bring people together to make communities safer by reducing high-risk behaviors of young people.

Click on the following coalition names to learn about their work in Richland and Lexington counties: