Who We Are

Who We Are


 The Axis I Center of Barnwell is the legislated authority on substance abuse for Barnwell County. It is the county’s only provider of substance abuse treatment and prevention services. 

The Axis I Center accepts private insurance, Medicaid, cash, money orders, credit and debit cards. Payment plans are available and no one is denied services due to the inability to pay.

The Axis I Center of Barnwell is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

Our Treatment Focus


Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan. 

Our Mission for Our Clients


Our Mission: The Mission of the BCCADA is to empower the residents of Barnwell County to become safer and healthier by reducing the negative effects of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs of abuse, and high-risk behaviors. 

Our Vision: To build a healthier community that embraces lifestyle changes through recovery, from problems that arise from alcohol, other substance misuse, and high-risk behaviors. 

Our Services



Treatment Services Include:

  • Adolescent Treatment Services
  • Adult Outpatient Treatment Services
  • Medication Assisted Treatment Services
  • Assessment & Referral
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling  
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Case Management
  • Aftercare
  • Peer Support Program
  • Women's Issues
  • Referrals to Detoxification and other impatient services as needed.




Intervention Services include:

  • Alcohol & Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP)
  • Truancy Program
  • Adult Alternative Services
    • ATOD Education
    • Anger Management



Prevention services are designed to help Barnwell County citizens of all ages avoid the dangers of using alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. These services include:

  • Education & Awareness
  • Alcohol, Tobacco& Other Drug (ATOD) presentations for schools, churches, industries, & civic organizations
  • Prevention of Underage Drinking
  • Alcohol Enforcement Team (AET)
  • Alcohol & Tobacco Compliance Checks
  • Palmetto Retailers Education Program (PREP) alcohol & tobacco merchant education program
  • Alcohol Education Program (AEP)
  • Tobacco Education Program (TEP)
  • Parenting Education : Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP); Parenting Wisely Young Children (PWYC); & Parenting Adolescence Wisely (PWYC)
  • Conflict Resolution Curriculum
  • Project Northland (Grades 6-12):
    • Slick Tracey (6th Grade)
    • Amazing Alternatives (7th Grade)
    • Powerlines (8th Grade)
    • Class Action (9th-12th Grade)
  • Project Alert (Grades 7th & 8th)
  • Youth Development Programs
  • Public Awareness Activities
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
    • Nu-Culture (Healthy Futures) (6th -8th grade)
    • Reducing the Risk (9th - 10th Grade)

Our Partners


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Axis I Center of Barnwell

1644 Jackson Street, Barnwell, South Carolina 29812, United States

Phone: (803) 541-1245 Fax: (803) 541-1247


Open today

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

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