Appointments can be made for students through Counseling and Psychiatry.
A licensed mental health clinician will complete the assessment, which will require
the clinician to ask the student a broad range of questions. Once finished, they will
provide the student with feedback regarding their findings and what treatment(s) are
best suited for the student's needs.
If UofSC cannot accommodate a treatment need, the student will be referred to an off
Each treatment facility in our area has their own process for handling new clients.
You can generally expect the assessment to take 1-3 hours, depending upon your circumstances.
There may be initial paperwork to complete. Make sure to take your health insurance
cards and present them when you arrive.
A licensed mental health clinician will complete your assessment, which will require
them to ask you a broad range of questions. Once finished, they will provide you with
feedback regarding their findings and what treatment(s) are best suited for your needs.
Please be sure to sign a Consent to Release Information waiver so that the information
can be faxed to the BIT at 803-777-1393.
1441 St Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29210
Lexington/Richland Alcohol Drug Abuse Commission (LRADAC)
2711 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
Palmetto Health Behavioral Care
Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
Three Rivers Behavioral Health
2900 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, SC 29169
Before You Go
Call ahead to ask questions and get specific information about hours of operation, fees and health
If you have commercial health insurance, take your insurance card to your first appointment.
Please note: We are providing this data to help you connect to these programs. Fees,
hours of operation, phone numbers and other information are subject to change. Please
contact each program for specific, up-to-date information.