Lowcountry Mental Health Conference Speaker Spotlight

The Lowcountry Mental Health Conference held the first event of its Speaker Spotlight series yesterday, October, 15, 2020, featuring psychotherapist, professor, and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Moore, Ph.D. Click here to watch his presentation, “The Soul of Psychotherapy”.  There will be three more presentations in this series, the next of which will be… Read More

SCDMH Public Safety Helps Bring Community Together at National Night Out 2020

SCDMH’s Division of Public Safety (Public Safety) joined fellow law enforcement agencies at the Midlands’ National Night Out Tuesday, October 6.  Historically, National Night Out is held on the first Tuesday of August. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, law enforcement agencies across the country opted to hold the event on October 6th. Public Safety, in partnership… Read More

Office of Emergency Services rolls out new RV for crisis response and community outreach

The SCDMH Office of Emergency Services is rolling out a brand-new Community Support Unit (CSU), an RV that can travel wherever help is needed throughout South Carolina. SCDMH applied for and received a federal grant from the BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina Foundation for a three-year project called the Mental Health/Law Enforcement Alliance Project (Alliance).… Read More

Blalock Named Women Vision SC Honoree!

SCDMH Deputy Director of Community Mental Health Services Debbie Blalock has been recognized as one of 11 Women Vision SC honorees for 2020. The initiative, begun in 2019 by SCETV, “focuses on issues affecting women throughout the state and nation and serves as a platform to highlight trailblazing South Carolina women that have made an… Read More