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A Limited Review of the S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
September 2022


Members of the General Assembly requested an audit of the S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS).


  • Review the actions of DAODAS in response to the opioid epidemic.
  • Review the impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic on efforts by DAODAS to respond to gambling and non-opioid substance use disorders.
  • Review administrative costs, management of carry‑forward funds, procurement, and staffing.
  • Review DAODAS’ reimbursement process, communication practices, and overall involvement with service providers.