About Shoreline

Our Mission

Shoreline Behavioral Health Services’ mission is to address the problem of alcohol and substance abuse in Horry County by providing individualized, recovery based treatment and community prevention services. Read more.

Accreditation & Licensure

Shoreline Behavioral Health Services has been awarded the highest level of accreditation by CARF International for: Intensive Outpatient Treatment: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults) Outpatient Treatment: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults, Children & Adolescents) Prevention: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults, Children & Adolescents) CARF accreditation is a public seal of trust and commitment to quality based [...] Read more.


Drug and alcohol commissions were established statewide by act 301 of the South Carolina legislature in 1972. The purpose of the commissions was to plan for and administer state and federal funds allocated for the treatment and prevention of substance abuse and dependence. In 1985 the Horry County Council passed County Ordinance 6-85 formally establishing [...] Read more.

Vision for the Future

Shoreline Behavioral Health envisions a system of care in which problems arising from the use of substances and addiction in our county are prevented using a combination of public education and early intervention strategies. For those who develop problems with substances, often with co-occurring physical and mental health issues, timely treatment services are readily available [...] Read more.

Board of Directors

The original ordinance established a Commission Board of Officers comprised of seven members appointed for three-year terms. All Officers are Horry County residents and are chosen to represent a cross section of county citizens. The Board provides oversight for agency clinical and financial operations and works in close collaboration the Executive leadership of the agency. [...] Read more.