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The Forrester Center offers additional programs that provide more specialized education and peer support treatment for individuals that struggle with substance use disorders and more.

Peer Support Program

The Peer Support Program provides services for those in recovery from those with lived experience in recovery.  Peer Support Specialists (PSS) introduce clients to the recovery community and provide emotional and moral support.

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Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP)

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenders are required to attend a minimum 16-hour Educational Curriculum.  At intake, clients receive an initial evaluation, and treatment services may be required following the completion of the educational services.

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Our other Special Service Programs include:

Smoking Cessation

The Forrester Center is now offering the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” smoking cessation program. The cost is $50 and is open to anyone who is 18 years of age or older who is ready to quit smoking.  This is a seven week program that offers personalized attention and peer support for smokers looking to quite the habit.

To learn more, please call Peggy Wilcox at (864) 707-2805 or email

Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Using evidence-based curriculum, minors in possession of alcohol receive eight hours of instruction on substance use disorders and how continued use can lead to biological, psychological, and environmental problems.

Batterer’s Treatment Program (DV)

Domestic Violence (DV) is a court-approved program for those recommended to complete a Batterer’s Treatment program due to charges of Domestic Violence.

In the DV program, participants are:

  • taught skills to prevent physical, sexual, and psychological violence,
  • given accountability for actions and behavior,
  • provided support and resources,
  • educated about the cycle of violence and control within family systems,
  • and offered substance abuse counseling to those who may be struggling with alcohol or other drug problems.

We have gender-specific classes available and the fees are $25 per class. Please call (864) 707-2842 for orientation and class schedules.

Offender-Based Intervention Program (OBI)

The Offender-Based Intervention Program (OBI) is a ten-week educational service designed for individuals who have been ordered by the court to complete services that address criminal and addictive patterns.

The curriculum for the Responsible Thinking group focuses on:

  • changing behavior by changing one’s thinking,
  • key issues including thinking errors and relapse prevention,
  • developing new strategies and tools that can be used to create new, responsible, and healthy lifestyles.

Fees are $25 per class. Please call (864) 707-2842 for class schedules.

Improving the lives of our community members through person-centered substance use disorder treatment, non-substance behavioral health therapy, and prevention and education services.

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Nationally credentialed through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the SC Department of Health, we strive to provide evidence-based therapy that reflects the most cutting-edge research. Our clinicians are certified through the SC Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, SC Association of Prevention Professionals and Advocates, and many hold advanced licensure or national certifications.

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