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Individual & Group

All of WakeUp Carolina’s peer-support services are offered at no cost to the individual or family. Our meetings and events aim to bring awareness, education, hope, and recovery to our community.

For Fathers

Dad2Dad

A safe place for dads who are coping with their children’s substance misuse disorders.

Wednesdays @ 7pm:
857 Coleman Blvd. Suite D, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Mentorship

Family Recovery Coaching

A family recovery coach is a trained volunteer in sustained recovery who serves as a mentor for individuals seeking or maintaining recovery. Recovery coaching works to remove barriers and obstacles to recovery by offering strengths-based support, encouragement, and guidance.

Call (843) 972-8154 for appointment.

For Moms

Mothers’ Gathering

A safe place for mothers who are coping with their children’s substance misuse disorders.

Tuesdays @ 4:30pm:
857 Coleman Blvd. Suite D, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Come Together

Siblings Support

A safe place for individuals who are coping with their siblings’ substance misuse disorders.

First Wednesday of Every Month:
Virtual

Watching someone you love battle rehab and recovery is an exhausting, frightening, tenuous experience. Unless you have lived it, you will never fathom the depth and breadth of the havoc this disease wreaks on a family. Having other mothers that are walking or have walked that walk has provided invaluable support, emotionally and spiritually. This group provides a safe haven, a place for raw, genuine emotions, because “addiction” is not a word, it is a reality. In a word, this group is a “lifeline.”

That is good information and I appreciate the truthfulness. It’s so hard to navigate!

God bless you in the work that you do and thank you for being here just to let me talk it out.

Thank you so much for everything y’all do on a daily basis and thank you fir your help with us. We definitely appreciate the meetings and support.

Nanci and Nate I cannot thank you both enough I just told Sam that Donnie just told me they are leaving in the morning for Georgia you guys are amazing, fast acting, real angels on earth!! Thank you for all you do and for helping us so far away without hesitation and with actual caring and kindness! God bless you all!

I have my son back. This is the absolute best day of my entire life.

Thank you again for everything. Your support is a God send and I’m grateful for you, the family support and WakeUp Carolina.

You’re not confusing me and I appreciate all you’re willing to do to help us! It IS way too hard and goodness we need more people to guide more families like you all.

Thank you so much. You all are such a guiding light for me, my daughter and I appreciate you.

On a positive and appreciative note, and as a sister still coping and trying to navigate a world without her older brother who lost his life to addiction to opioids, I thank you and your people and staff for this site and all the good vibes I feel every time I see your posts. Thank you for indulging my little bit of “control” in this uncontrollable world, and thank you for all you’re trying to do to keep another sister from mourning the loss of a brother.

My heart is full I cannot thank you guys enough.

Events

Creighton’s Story

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“Tools for Change” – May 30: Discover the Healing Power of Mind-Body Practice

In this session, we’ll explore the transformative potential of mind-body practice, offering simple, practical tools to strengthen your sense of self and foster resilience. You don’t need to be a yoga expert or have a long practice to benefit from these techniques—this is for you, exactly as you are.

Narcotics Anonymous: A Path to Recovery

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a fellowship designed for individuals who have struggled with substance use and are seeking a supportive community to aid in their recovery.

Breaking the Silence: May, Mental Health, and the Complex Link with Substance Use

For us at WakeUp Carolina, Mental Health Awareness Month is not just a time for reflection but a call to action—a call to confront the intricate relationship between mental health and substance use that affects countless individuals in our community.

Uniting for Prevention: National Prevention Week and Our Commitment to Substance Use Prevention

From May 12th to May 18th, communities and organizations across the country come together to observe National Prevention Week—a powerful platform dedicated to raising awareness about substance misuse prevention and promoting positive mental health.

Raising Awareness: April, Alcohol, and the Underestimated Harm in Recovery

As April unfolds, it brings with it a significant opportunity for reflection and action. While for many it may signify the onset of spring, for us at WakeUp Carolina, it marks Alcohol Awareness Month—a time to shed light on the pervasive impact of alcohol on individuals, families, and communities, especially within the context of recovery.

Awaken & Align: Yoga Series with WakeUp Carolina

Experience yoga's transformative power on your recovery journey with our rejuvenating summer yoga...

Join Us for the Launch of our “Tools For Change” Series!

Discover a supportive community and powerful mind-body tools to navigate life’s transitions at our kickoff “Tools for Change” event on Thursday, April 25 at 5:45 pm, hosted at WakeUp Carolina’s office in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Introducing WakeUp Wednesday Sunrise Bridge Walks

Are you ready to greet the day with a refreshing walk amidst the breathtaking sunrise over the Ravenel Bridge? Join us every Wednesday morning for a revitalizing experience that will set the tone for the rest of your day!

Notes from the Field: Shedding Light on Ethical Pitfalls in Addiction Recovery

With the recent release of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s public policy statement on January 18, 2024, it’s crucial to address the ethical dilemmas that plague the recovery industry.

Notes from the Field: Navigating Detox Centers

“Notes from the Field” is your backstage pass to the challenges, triumphs, and transformative moments we witness firsthand in our community. In this installment, we address a pressing concern within our community: ensuring that a detox center can meet your needs.

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