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MCAS Beaufort
Bldg. 807, Room 127
Hoffecker Ave.
MCAS Beaufort, SC 29904
H: Mon-Fri: 0730-1600
P: 843-228-6003

MCRD Parris Island
Bldg. 202 (2nd Floor)
456 Blvd De France
MCRD Parris Island, SC 29905
H: Mon-Fri: 0730-1600
P: 843-228-1620
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Substance Abuse Counseling (SAC)


Treatment Services

Substance Abuse Counseling (SAC) provides treatment services to maximize force preservation and readiness through prevention, deterrence, identification and early intervention of substance misuse and substance use disorders. SAC works with active duty and retired service members and their families to:

  • Provide treatment for alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependence
  • Increase self-awareness and coping strategies
  • Learn the biological and psychological impact of substance abuse
  • Identify contributors and risk factors for addiction
  • Assist Marines and Sailors with alcohol or drug problems to return to full productivity and a healthy lifestyle

Certified counselors work with Navy medical staff and provide a broad range of services and programs including:

  • Individual counseling and support groups
  • Screenings and assessments
  • Outreach education
  • PRIME for Life 16 hours of Education
  • Outpatient treatment (OP)
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)
  • Residential treatment
  • Continuing Care/Aftercare
  • Regularly scheduled follow-up appointments after other services are completed
A referral from the command or a medical clinic is not necessary. Anyone who feels they may have a problem with alcohol or drugs is encouraged to call for an appointment.