Technical Assistance

The CoE is pleased to offer two new and distinct types of technical assistance in addiction to South Carolina’s practitioners and leaders:

1) Provider Warmline - for medical clinicians and practitioners

Check out our Warmline video!

Our free, confidential, clinician-to-clinician consultation on SUD evaluation and management is open 9 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Clinicians call 864-914-1301 for evidence-based guidance from consulting clinician experts on a range of topics, including:

  • Assessing and treating opioid, alcohol, and other substance use disorders
  • Initiating medications for opioid use disorder
  • Toxicology testing: When to use it and what it means
  • Identifying and managing withdrawal
  • Adjusting opioid-based pain regimens to reduce risk of misuse and harm
  • Providing harm reduction and overdose prevention strategies
  • Discussing useful communication and care strategies to support patients living with - or at risk for - substance use disorders
  • Approaching substance use in special populations (pregnancy, kidney/liver disease, HIV and HCV, co-morbid opioid use disorder and pain)
  • Connecting patients with counseling and community recovery supports
  • Provide treatment for people living with hepatitis C virus
  • Prevent HIV with PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis

Our team includes expert physicians and advanced practice nurses with considerable experience managing substance use disorders. No protected health information is collected during our consultations.

Download our printable warmline flyer!

Check out this local news piece on the warmline! 

2) Opioid & Substance Use Disorder Abatement Strategic Assistance - for community leaders (municipal, county, agency, coalition, nonprofit leaders)

Check out our Technical Assistance video!

Our free consultation and referral to technical experts on SUD abatement strategy is open 9 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday. 

View the list of topics and connect with us here, or email with your request details.