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News/Notices/Events:

  • Next S.C. Mental Health Commission Meeting - October 1
  • S.C. Mental Health Called Commission Meeting - September 20
  • Governor McMaster has issued a proclamation recognizing September 5-11 as Suicide Prevention Week in South Carolina. Read it here:
  • Next S.C. Mental Health State Planning Meeting - September 15
  • New publication: The inaugural issue of Diversity News is out! Read it here.
  • News Release: SCDMH receives grant for innovative suicide prevention training
  • No matter how challenging the times, you are not alone in South Carolina. SCDMH and the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services have teamed up to offer a safe, easy and free service that allows you to anonymously take a Self-Check Questionnaire and connect with a professional counselor who can offer guidance, support, and resources to help connect you with mental health and addiction services. We are ready to help if you are overwhelmed by COVID-19 challenges, feeling overly stressed or anxious, coping with a natural disaster, struggling with addiction, feeling depressed and don't know where to turn. Visit https://hope.connectsyou.org/ to submit a questionnaire today.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, contact DMH's Mobile Crisis Team, statewide, toll-free, 24/7. Call 833-364-2274

If it feels like too much to handle, and you need to talk, call 844-SC-HOPES, mental health and addiction support for challenging times.

DMH Administration Building

SC Department of Mental Health Administration Building
2414 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-898-8581
Administration Building Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Due to COVID-19, the building is closed to visitors until further notice.
Closed on State Holidays

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Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.