Evaluation of individuals and families having substance abuse problems can be accomplished with appropriate intervention programs designed. Referral to detoxification and residential programs can be made as needed. Access to all residential programs listed in this brochure can be made through Sandhills Center. Group counseling is the primary treatment process with family groups available. Community support groups such as Al-Anon, AA, and NA are utilized as referral groups. A 24-hour emergency number (1-800-496-1742) is provided.
Location: Corner of Highway 211 and Memorial Drive, Pinehurst
Inpatient and out patient treatment services for substance abuse. Program offers inpatient detox, comprehensive plan for treatment, family involvement and introduction to AA.
The Council provides services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, or incest. Many times these acts are related to drug or alcohol abuse. Services include a 24-hour crisis line, peer counseling, referrals, support groups, and court advocates. There are speakers available and volunteers are always welcome.
Friend-to-Friend is a crisis intervention group that provides peer counseling and support for victims of rape, spouse abuse, and other acts of domestic violence. The group is composed of volunteers and maintains a 24-hour crisis number.
The Department provides numerous services to County residents 60 year of age and over which includes information and referral concerning a variety of wellness issues. Substance problems, especially medication misuse among the elderly, is one area of concern. Out-of-county families may contact the Department on Aging concerning relatives at risk for substance abuse.
County residents and families receiving services can be screened for possible substance abuse problems, Educational intervention as well as referral to treatment agencies can be made.