Prevention Department

BHS seeks to reach three goals through its prevention services: to increase the number of people who abstain from the use of alcohol and other drugs, to delay, and to decrease the number of people who are high-risk users of other drugs.

Prevention Services

  • Community Prevention Programs (Health Fairs, Community Events, etc)

  • Drug-Free Communities Support Grant

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Leadership and Prevention Program (Pickens County Youth Board)

  • Alternative Events

  • ECHO SOR Grant

Prevention Education Classes

PREP (Palmetto Retailers Education Program): A merchant education class used in an effort to better inform alcohol and tobacco retailers about the laws regarding underage sales and the potential consequences of selling alcohol and tobacco to minors. (held at BHSPC and local advertised community facility)
Active Parenting 4th Edition: A six-week comprehensive educational group that helps parents of children ages 5 to 12 raise responsible, cooperative children who are able to resist negative peer pressure and thrive in the 21st century. Further sessions focus on how brain development affects children’s behavior and decision-making, improved discipline and communication, how to prevent future use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs, parenting a special-needs child, and 7 Smart Things you can do immediately for school success.
At Youth: Adolescent substance Use/Abuse Program Project Alert.
Tobacco Education Program (TEP): A one-time, three-hour class for underage youth that have violated tobacco law.

BHSPC Prevention Coalitions

1.  AET (Alcohol Enforcement Team-13th Circuit)
2.  Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Coalition
3.  Clemson Community Coalition (CCC)
4.  DFC Statewide Coalition

Prescription Drug Permanent Dropbox Locations

Take unwanted or expired prescription drugs to one of the following locations at any time:

  • City of Clemson Police Department
    1198 Tiger Blvd. 
    Clemson, SC 29631

  • Liberty Police Department 
    147b Kay Holcombe Rd. 
    Liberty, SC 29657

  • Easley Police Department
    220 NW Main St. 
    Easley, SC 29640

  • AnMed Health Cannon
    123 WG Acker Dr. 
    Pickens, SC 29671

    *Pickens County Sheriff's Office will always accept unwanted or expired prescription medications to be properly disposed of.