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Camden, South Carolina

Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw county, is 29 miles NE of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center) and 69 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina. The city has a population of 6,682.

The People and Families of Camden

In Camden, about 47% of adults are married. Camden offers a lot of one-person housing. Looking at the city, you'll find a large share of the people are not married.

In the most recent census it emerged that people are more likely female than male in Camden, in comparison to similar cities. You'll feel comfortable in the city if you're 65 since the city is home to many people that age or older.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Camden had a median family income of $53,056. People in Camden generally have good earning power. The city enjoys an educated population.

Political Inclinations

Residents of Camden gave more campaign money ($14,350) to George W. Bush than to the other people running for President in 2004. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Camden Housing

Owners occupy 70% of the housing units in Camden. The city sports a large amount of seasonal housing, typically for vacation or part-time use. Who wouldn't appreciate the low real estate taxes that are typical in Camden?

Commuting

In Camden, 90% of commuters drive to work. The city is more walker- and bicycle-friendly than most places its size.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Camden6,682$53,056
Bishopville3,670$37,660

High Points

Camden strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

CategoryTrophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4%Camden Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9%Camden Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 10%Camden College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 12%Camden Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 12%Camden Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 17%Camden Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 18%Camden Short Commute Times


The listings in Camden, South Carolina and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(16) Outpatient
(12) Teens and Adolescents
(12) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(10) Clients With Legal Issues
(7) Spanish Speaking
(8) Males
(13) American Sign Language
(8) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(2) General Health Services
(11) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(10) Hospital Inpatient
(6) Females
(2) Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
(1) Halfway House
(4) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(1) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(4) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(5) Persons with HIV/AIDS
(2) Gay and Lesbian
(1) Seniors/Older Adults
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Do you live in Camden, South Caroli an and have an addiction to drugs or alcohol? Is someone you know or care about battling drug or alcohol addiction and needs help? Drug and alcohol addiction exists everywhere in society today, and when an individual is caught up in addiction it can seem that there is no way out. There is in fact a way out, and it can be found at an Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Facility in Camden.

An Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Facility in Camden treats drug addiction and alcoholism by teaching the individual how to overcome problems in life with real solutions, and that drugs and alcohol are not the answer. This can empower the individual, and put them in a position to start winning and achieving their goals. The end result of treatment at an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Facility in Camden would be the individual being able to work their way through life and its obstacles, without the need or desire to use drugs or alcohol.

Due to the varying needs of individuals seeking treatment, there are a number of treatment programs available in Camden to care for someone addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. There are Short-term Addiction Treatment, Inpatient Addiction Treatment Programs, Long-term Addiction Treatment, Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs, support group meetings, drug counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Treatment at an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Facility in Camden will hone in on the two main causes of addiction, physical and psychological. Over time, the individual's brain adapts to the use of a psychoactive substance, lessening the effect of the drug. Physical tolerance develops as a result. The person ends up having to take more and more drugs or alcohol to try and get back to that first initial high that got them hooked.

Upon commencing treatment, an individual will address the physical aspect of addiction by taking part in a detoxification program in Camden, South Carolina, which will get him through the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms that are caused by abrupt cessation of a substance. Withdrawal symptoms can typically last for days, weeks or months depending on the type of substance you're dealing with. Heroin withdrawal for example may take quite some time to get through, and is particularly painful. Detoxification along with psychological counseling will get the individual in the right frame of mind to start addressing the psychological issues that are involved with the addiction to drugs or alcohol. This method greatly increases the individual's chances of a successful recovery and prevents relapse.

A Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center in Camden, SC. offers a sane environment that is conducive to a successful recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The individual will be taught how to properly handle life situations and control their own behavior in response to their environment. When the individual returns home following treatment, he will do so with a new mindset on how to engage with friends, family etc. The influences which may have triggered addiction in the individual will not have the same power over him. As part of treatment the individual will have addressed these psychological stressors as a priority and they will no longer have an effect on him.

Studies have shown that an individual who is addicted to drugs and alcohol shows changes in their brain, specifically the way it functions and responds to situations. This is an important reason that professional help at a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Center in Camden, SC. is the best option to try and beat addiction.

Someone who is caught up in the destructive cycle of addiction is up against a lot, the odds may seem against him. But they aren't if he pursues treatment at a Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility in Camden, SC. Treatment exists so that the addict is given the best chance at a successful recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. There is hope for you or someone you care about. Addiction has a cure, and treatment at a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Facility in Camden is that cure. Don't wait another minute to get the help you deserve.

Getting Help

Call toll free 1-855-552-9679 and speak to a professional Registered Addiction Specialist or simply fill out the Camden, South Caroli an Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab Center request form and counselor will contact you shortly.

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There are 2 local Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Rehab Programs in Camden, South Carolina. We have also provided 18 additional Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Programs that are closest geographically to Camden:

Alpha Center Camden, SC
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Alpha Center Chesterfield Kershaw Lee Camden, SC
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Lee Center Family Counseling and Bishopville, SC 1.4 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Alpha Center Cheraw, SC 1.4 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Lee Center Bishopville, SC 18.9 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Moncrief Army Community Hospital Columbia, SC 28.0 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, General Health Services, Hospital Inpatient, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Fairfield Behavioral Health Services Winnsboro, SC 28.7 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Springs Memorial Hospital Lancaster, SC 29.0 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
LRADAC Behavioral Health Center of Columbia, SC 29.3 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Halfway House, Hospital Inpatient, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
Morris Village Columbia, SC 29.3 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Males, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Palmetto Health Behavioral Care Columbia, SC 29.3 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
William Jennings Bryan Dorn Columbia, SC 29.3 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, General Health Services, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
WSHPI Columbia, SC 29.3 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Gay and Lesbian, Hospital Inpatient, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Rubicon Family Counseling Center Inc Hartsville, SC 29.5 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
LRADAC The Behavioral Health Ctr of Columbia, SC 30.0 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Hospital Inpatient, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
Earle E Morris Jr Columbia, SC 30.2 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Males, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Richland Springs Psychiatric Hospital Columbia, SC 30.2 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Sumter County Commission on Sumter, SC 30.4 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Counseling Services of Lancaster Lancaster, SC 31.6 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
William Jennings Bryant Dorn Columbia, SC 32.0 miles from Camden
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Gay and Lesbian, Hospital Inpatient, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults
Payment Forms Accepted: Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance

Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:

Illegal drug or alcohol dependence or abuse is associated with educational status. Among adults aged 18 or older in 2001, those who had not completed high school had the highest rate of illegal drug or alcohol dependence or abuse (8.2 percent), while college graduates had the lowest rate of illegal drug or alcohol dependence or abuse (6.1 percent). This association is due primarily to the strong association between illegal drug dependence or abuse with education (3.7 percent for adults with less than a high school education vs. 0.9 percent for college graduates). There is no clear association between education and alcohol dependence or abuse.

Throughout the U.S. law enforcement agencies report the increase of small clandestine illegal labs that are endangering the environment and the individuals in the vicinity of the laboratories.

Current illegal drug use varied by race/ethnicity in 2006. Among persons aged 12 or older, the rate was lowest among Asians (3.6 percent). Rates were 13.7 percent for American Indians or Alaska Natives, 9.8 percent for blacks, 8.9 percent for persons reporting two or more races, 8.5 percent for whites, 7.5 percent for Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders, and 6.9 percent for Hispanics.

In the 18 to 25 age group, the rate of past month use of these drugs was highest in Rhode Island (13.4 percent); among teens, the rate was highest in Arizona (7.2 percent). Only Colorado and Kentucky were in the top fifth in all three age groups and for all persons aged 12 or older.

The best way to stop inhalant abuse before it cause serious irreversible health problems is to identify the problem early on and to obtain professional help.

In 2005, 2.4 percent of 12 or 13 year olds, 9.2 percent of 14 or 15 year olds, and 20.6 percent of 16 or 17 year olds were current cigarette smokers. Current cigarette use peaked at 41.2 percent among young adults aged 21 to 25. Less than a quarter (22.3 percent) of persons in the 35 or older age group in 2005 smoked cigarettes in the past month.


Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Camden:

Camden
1104 Church Street
Camden, South Carolina 29020

AA Meeting Days and Times
Thursday, 12:00 PM
Monday, 12:00 PM
Tuesday, 12:00 PM
Wednesday, 12:00 PM
Friday, 12:00 PM

Camden 2
1104 Church Street
Camden, South Carolina 29020

AA Meeting Days and Times
Friday, 8:00 PM
Sunday, 8:00 PM
Wednesday, 8:00 PM

Grace
Grace Episcopal Church
1315 Lyttleton Street
Camden, South Carolina 29020

AA Meeting Days and Times
Tuesday, 7:00 PM
Saturday, 6:00 PM
The following survey was completed by residents of Camden, South Carolina as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Camden, South Carolina. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of September 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Camden, South Carolina.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
82%
6%
12%
Marijuana use in Camden, South Carolina.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
96%
4%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
98%
2%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
14%
76%
10%
Perception of Alcohol in Camden, South Carolina.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
2%
3%
95%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
90%
10%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
96%
3%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
1%
19%
52%
28%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Camden, South Carolina?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
11%
14%
3%
4%
8%
0%
55%
2%
0%
3%
Most common first drug experience in Camden, South Carolina?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
20%
4%
3%
8%
2%
3%
12%
4%
12%
8%
16%
8%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Camden, South Carolina schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Camden, South Carolina under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
11%
81%
8%
Have you ever gone to school in Camden, South Carolina under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
17%
79%
4%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Camden, South Carolina?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
18%
2%
2%
4%
3%
3%
12%
4%
7%
9%
28%
8%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
5%
4%
64%
27%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
16%
84%
Surveys updated monthly.

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