$50K grant helped cut Fairfield opioid deaths in half

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A $50,000 State Opioid Response (SOR) grant from South Carolina‚Äôs Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services has resulted in a 50 percent decrease in overdose deaths, a 65 percent decrease in the number of opioid and stimulant arrests and a 7.6 percent decrease in drug seizures in Fairfield County during […]

FBHS Strengthening Families Program

FBHS Strengthening Families Program

Salaries top budget discussions

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County leaders warned that it would be a lean budget, and council members illustrated that during a series of votes Monday night. In all, council members considered 18 amendments to the proposed $46,757,741 budget, which also received second reading. The budget requires three readings to take effect. Salary and personnel requests highlighted […]

Fairfield Behavioral Health

Thank You!

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Behavioral Health Services (FBHS) recognized departing board members Rev. Quincy Pringle, Jannita Gaston and Randy Small during a board meeting Aug. 19. They also welcomed new board member Sean McNight.

Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program: Fairfield Behavioral Health Services

Woman tells gripping story of addiction and recovery

It was the fall of 2006. I was in junior high with high honor roll. A connected circle of friends. Happy. Friendly. Well liked. At least in public eye. I just had my son at sixteen. I did not see this as a happy time as my mother did not approve. She was angry I […]

Behavioral Health celebrates Recovery Month

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Behavioral Health Services celebrated Recovery Month last week with a drop-in at its new facility on the bypass. Highlight of the program were the annual award presentations which included Volunteer Appreciation (Dr. Virginia Schafer); Support and Promotion of BHS Services (Rep. MaryGail Douglas, Dist. 41 and County Councilman Billy Smith); The […]

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