All SCDMH inpatient facilities (hospitals and nursing homes), and community mental health centers remain open and functional. All components of the agency are taking precautions to protect patients, residents and staff from exposure to the novel coronavirus. Click the red buttons below for more information.

Remember, these are precautions to help limit patient and staff exposure to the Coronavirus in our community. We must all do our part to keep our families, friends, and neighbors safe and healthy.


Kenneth M. Rogers, MD
Kenneth M. Rogers, MD, State Director

Welcome to the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. Our mission is to support the recovery of people with mental illnesses. Through a Statewide network of community mental health centers, clinics,  hospitals, and nursing homes the Department’s clinical staff provide a complete array of medical and support services for children, adults, and families throughout South Carolina. We believe that with the right treatment and support, recovery is possible.

To find services for yourself or a loved one, click the Find Help link located at the bottom of every page of this site.


DMH Administration Building

SC Department of Mental Health
Administration Building
2414 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-898-8581

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on State Holidays

sc children's advocacy logoDo 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.