Prevention is a proactive process which
empowers individuals and systems to meet the
challenges of life events by creating and reinforcing
healthy behavior and lifestyles.
Intervention is a process that allows individuals
to obtain assistance before a drinking, drug, or
behavioral problem becomes a crisis situation.
Our commitment is to help people with alcohol
and other drug related problems, family members,
or significant others of problem users and those at
high risk for problem use like youth with behavioral
Fairfield Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to providing quality, accessible and affordable alcohol, tobacco and other drug intervention, treatment, prevention and education services to the residents of Fairfield County.
Fairfield Behavioral Health Services’ vision is to be the lead agency in the county to address alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse problems; to be the primary service provider for alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention, intervention and treatment; to maintain national accreditation; to expand prevention, intervention and treatment programs to meet issues created by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use; to have adequate funding to meet the needs of the consumers; and to use collaborative resources and develop an innovative, comprehensive, holistic program (approach) to meet community needs
Monday & Thursday 9am – 8pmTuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9am – 5pm
Fairfield Behavioral Health Services is located in Winnsboro, South Carolina. Winnsboro is the county seat for Fairfield County and the largest populated area in the county. Fairfield County is located in the North Central portion of South Carolina with bordering counties; Chester on the North, Kershaw on the East, Richland on the South and Newberry on the West. Fairfield Behavioral Health Services was established in 1979 by an ordinance from Fairfield County Council created by the South Carolina Act 301 of 1973. The sole county authority for alcohol and drug abuse services, Fairfield Behavioral Health Services is a public nonprofit agency that offers a variety of services in addition to confidential alcohol and other drug treatment provided by licensed, certified and trained staff. Fairfield Behavioral Health Services is one of 33 county alcohol and drug abuse authorities recognized by the state of South Carolina.
Vernon Kennedy Sr.